Obey the Word

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

John 14:23-24
Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. Whoever does not love me does not keep my words. And the word that you hear is not mine but the Father's who sent me.”

2. Read the Story

Matthew 7:24-29
“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock...”

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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