Give

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 6:1-4
“Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others...”

2. Read the Story

Mark 12:41-44
And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. And a poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which make a penny...

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!

Go Deeper

2 Corinthians 8:1-7; 9:6-11; Acts 4:32-37; Galatians 6:6-10; Matthew 6:1-4, 19-24; 19:16-30; Romans 12:3-8; Hebrews 13:16; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11

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