Spiritual Margin

Sermon Notes & Group Questions

Ecclesiastes 3:11 – “He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.”

Matthew 6:33 – “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”

Genesis 17:1 – “When Abram was ninety-nine years old the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless, that I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly.”

1 Corinthians 1:9 – “God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.”

Acts 2:42 – “And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.”

1 Thessalonians 5:11 – “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.”

Hebrews 10:24-25 – “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.”

1 Peter 4:10 – “As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace…”

Galatians 5:13 – “For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

Luke 13:18 – “He said therefore, “What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it? It is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his garden, and it grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air made nests in its branches.”

Are you interested in being in a group?  Join us for Starting Point here at the church, August 16,23, 30 from 4:30-6:30.  We'll help you find a group you will love!  Register at www.westridge.com/startingpoint (Childcare IS provided!)

Group Questions:

Q1: What do you think steals the most time from us?

Read Ecclesiastes 3:11

Q2: What evidence have you seen that God has “put eternity” into the hearts of every person? Explain your answer.

Read Matthew 6:33

Q3: Do you think people have a hard time really believing this verse? Why do you think that is?

Read Acts 2:42

Q4: Would you say that being in a group helps you remain devoted to learning the scriptures, and to prayer? If so, how?

Read Hebrews 10:24-25

Q5: How does being in your group “stir you up” (to love and good works)? Explain your thoughts.

Read Galatians 5:13

Q6: A) How do you think we use our “freedoms” to benefit ourselves rather than the cause of Christ? B) How is serving one another so opposite of that?

Have you ever considered serving one Sunday or Wednesday as a group?  Might be really fun!  Just use your Get Connected card any Sunday and our Connections Team will let you know how, when and where your group can serve together!

Don't forget-

The Real You women's event is coming Friday, August 21, 7pm.

The Men's Breakfast Event is coming Saturday, August 22, 8am.

(No registration necessary)


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Spiritual Margin

This is a Sample!

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