Re-Ordering Our Lives Weekly Reflection

The Book of Proverbs: The Ways of the Wise
Week 1 – Re-Ordering Our Lives
Proverbs 3:1-2; 30:7-9
Big Idea: A well-ordered life will bring contentment.
Application: What are the most important priorities in your life? Is it a little
crowded for Jesus right now?
Read Proverbs 3:1-2 and 30:7-9.
  1. What is one thing that stood out to you from this week’s message?
  2. Would you describe your life as orderly? Are you okay with your answer?
    Why or why not?
  3. What role do you think an ordered life plays in contentment, and why?
  4. Why do you think the way we handle stress matters to our faith?

Holy Saturday Devotion

Holy Saturday Devotion

Text: Philippians 3:12–21

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Maundy Thursday Devotion

Maundy Thursday Devotion

Text: John 13:1–17; 31-35

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Palm Sunday Devotion

Palm Sunday Devotion

Text: Luke 19:28-44

Question: Have I traded righteousness for self-righteousness.

Sermon Ideas and Talking Points:

Obedience displayed (v. 28-35a)

  • Jesus head to Jerusalem for the last time
  • The disciples given a “weird” task
  • The colt is brought to Jesus

Responding with praise (v. 36b-40)

  • The disciples honor Jesus
  • The disciples praise God for Jesus’ works

Responding with hardened hearts (v. 41-44)

  • Pharisees what disciples rebuked
  • Jesus refuses to rebuke them
  • Jesus weeps over a missed opportunity

Big Idea: It’s possible to be close to religion, and yet still miss God.

Questions to Ponder:

  1. What is one thing that stood out to you from this week’s message?
  1. How did Jesus fulfill prophecy in this passage?
  1. Why do you think Jesus cried when He looked at Jerusalem?
  1. What caused the Pharisees to miss what was happening?
  1. Do you ever feel like you might be missing God’s work? Why?
  1. How can you stay connected to God, even when there are so many distractions around you?