MUSIC & SCRIPTURE
Famous One (Psalm 19:1-2) – Not To Us by Chris Tomlin
In Your Presence (Deuteronomy 31:6) – Nothing Is Wasted by Elevation Worship
The Solid Rock (Psalm 18:2) – Original Arrangement
You Never Let Go (Psalm 23:4) – Beautiful News by Matt Redman
Lord Of All (Psalm 97:5-6) – Attention by Kristian Stanfill
TEACHING: The Key to Victory
God has given those who are in Christ “every spiritual blessing” (Ephesian 1:3) – but why do some Christians seem to be living a life of victory, while others struggle greatly? Pastor Tony Pedroni teaches from the book of Ephesians on the key to living victoriously.
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS FOR SHEPHERD GROUPS
1.) What is one thing from today’s sermon you hope we talk about as a group?
2.) Pastor Tony referenced Psalm 121 as a great comfort in times of trial. What books or verses from Scripture have been a great comfort or encouragement to you personally during times of trial?
3.) Read and discuss Ephesians 1:15-23 and 3:14-19. What do Paul’s prayers tell us about human nature? What do they tell us about the nature of Christ?
4.) What do these verses command, teach or imply regarding how to live the Christian life?
5.) Pastor Tony highlighted several blessings from God in Ephesians 1 & 2. Which ones particularly resonated with you? What other blessings can you think of that God promises in Scripture?
6.) Do you find it difficult to experience the blessings & promises of God in your daily life? Why or why not?
7.) If knowing God is the key to victoriously living in and for Christ, what steps could you take to know Him better? Spend some time in prayer about these.