Self-Less Self-Control

Galatians 5:22-25 

2 Peter 1:1-9

  1. What is the meaning of the word translated as “self-control” in Galatians 5?
  2. What might it mean for you to not “go around”, but “go through”?
  3. Who is ultimately responsible for our “standing” spiritually? 
  4. What is the “great exchange” that Martin Luther spoke of?
  5. Which of the “new” things Jesus provides do you find encouraging?
  6. What are the implications of calling Jesus “Lord”?
  7. What kind of knowledge is Peter talking about in 2 Peter 1:3?
  8. What is the “divine nature” Peter mentions in 2 Peter 1:4?
  9. What are some examples of the “new desires” that God gives? Spend some time thanking God for this.
  10. Why do you think it’s so easy to see the corruption in others?
  11. Is “self-control” about trying harder? 
  12. What is the only way to achieve self-control?
  13. What is the opposite of self control? (2 Peter 1:8,9)
  14. How does John 3:30 help us to understand and have self-control?
  15. What area of control do you need to surrender to the Spirit this week?

A Sunday of Celebration, Communication, and Challenge

The 10 Before – September 6, 2020