Father (Children of God)

Check in

Cast Vision

Review JITV “House” (Matt. 28:18-20; Acts 2:36-47)

Care

Ask “how are you?” (options: highs/lows, joys/frustrations, etc.)

Loving Accountability

Give an account of obedience to the goals which were set the previous week.

Worship

Share testimonies, give thanks, read a Psalm, sing, etc.

Read the Scriptures

1. Read the Command

Matthew 28:18-20
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit...”

2. Read the Story

Luke 15:11-32
And he said, “There was a man who had two sons. And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of property that is coming to me.’ And he divided his property between them…”

3. Re-tell the Story

Retell the story in your own words, keeping it as simple as possible, focusing on highlighting the main points of the lesson.

4. Discuss

• What does this passage show us about God? (who He is and what He does)
• What does this passage show us about people? (who we are and what we do)

Set Goals

Pray together and ask Jesus how he wants you to practice obedience to what you’ve learned. Share with one another your plan(s) for walking in obedience to Jesus’s teaching and the Holy Spirit’s guidance, and come to the next session prepared to share how it went!

Obey

Ask Jesus how He wants you to put what you’ve learned into practice this week.

Abide

Ask Jesus how He wants you to engage with Him this week.
(spiritual disciplines: prayer, Bible reading, etc.)

Train

Ask Jesus who you could train in what you are learning this week.

Share

Ask Jesus who you could share the gospel with this week.

Pray

Ask Jesus to give you the power to walk this out!

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