Study guide

Use this guide as you meet to study the Bible


1. Talk

To begin the study, each person answers these questions:

  • What are you thankful for?
  • What is causing you stress?
  • Who needs our help? How can this group help them?

2. Look Back (session 2+)

  • Retell story from the previous meeting.
  • What did you do differently because of this story?
  • Who did you tell and what was the reaction?

3. Read & Re-tell

  • One person reads the Bible passage out loud, and the rest follow along.
  • Someone else retells the passage by memory, if possible. Others can fill in what is missing.

4. Look

  • Read the passage again.
  • Discuss what this passage says about God, Jesus or his plan.

5. Look again

  • Read the passage once more
  • Discuss what this passage says about humans.

6. Inside me

  • According to this study, what am I doing well?
  • What do I need to change?

7. Who else?

  • Who needs to hear this story?
  • How can I tell them?
  • Who can I invite to study the Bible?