Pray

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 26:41
“Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

2. Read the Story

Matthew 6:5-13
“And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you...”

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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