Cell Group Meeting 46
Young Men- Sonship
1. Community- God's Heart


Welcome (Ice Breaker)- Kerry

Were you a part of a group at school? Why did you belong to that group?


Worship- Grant

Word

1. Homework. Did everyone read Judges 11-20? What stood out in these chapters? Was there anything you did not understand?
2. Have there been opportunities to talk to people about Jesus?
3. Have there been any powerful prayers this week? What sorts of things help your prayer life? What hinders it?
4. This week we start a new series on The Power of Sonship. Read Mark 1:1-12. In verse11,12 we see a description of the Trinity. What do you make of this three-fold nature of God?
5. The Father describes Jesus as his Son. What is special about this relationship of fathers and sons that God uses it to describe his own nature?
6. What does it mean to you to think of God as Father?
7. God is both a Father to a Son and a Son to a Father. What do you think we can learn from God's nature concerning our own relationships?
8. Pray for one another.


Witness

We are planning a bonfire for March 31st at the Baldwins'. It's only a bit over two weeks away!
Who are we inviting? What do we need to plan? Start time? Activities?


Housekeeping/ Homework

Who would like to organise worship next week? 
Read Ruth

 

Cell Group Meeting 47
Young Men- Sonship
2. Spiritual Fathers


Welcome (Ice Breaker)- Grant

When you were a child, what was one thing you really appreciated about your father?

Worship- Kerry


Word

1. Homework. Did everyone read Ruth? What stood out in these chapters? Was there anything you did not understand?
2. Have there been opportunities to talk to people about Jesus?
3. What qualities are fathers supposed to bring into our lives? Does this always work out? Why?
4. Read 1 Timothy 1:1-14. What is the nature of the relationship between Paul and Timothy? In what ways does this come out?
5. What are the advantages of thinking of relationships in the church as like father and son? Why might some people fear this?
6. How has your experience of this been?
7. How do you think we need to move deeper in our appreciation of our spiritual fathers?
8. Pray for one another.


Witness- Grant

We are planning a bonfire for March 31st at the Baldwins'. It's only a bit over two weeks away!
Who are we inviting? What do we need to plan? Start time? Activities? Pray for people.


Housekeeping/ Homework

Who would like to organise worship next week? 
Read Matthew 1-7

 

 Cell Group Meeting 48
Young Men- Sonship
3. Spirit of Sonship


Welcome (Ice Breaker)

What is happening in your life right now?

Worship- Kerry

Word

1. Homework. Did everyone read Matthew 1-7? What stood out in these chapters? Was there anything you did not understand?
2. Have there been opportunities to talk to people about Jesus?
3. Read 2 Kings 2:1-25. How would you describe Elisha's relationship with Elijah? What is the difference between the prophets at each place and Elisha's?
4. What is the significance of the “double portion”?
5. What do you think is the right attitude of sons to their spiritual fathers?
6. What is the benefit of being a son?
7. How do you think this should work out in our situation? What stops this? What helps it?
8. Pray for one another.


Witness- Grant

We are planning a bonfire for next Saturday at the Baldwins'. It's only a few days away!
Who are we inviting? Pray for people.


Housekeeping/ Homework

Who would like to organise worship next week? 
Read Matthew 8-14

 

(Note: Meeting 49 was an Easter DVD)

 

Cell GroupMeeting 50
Young Men- SONSHIP
4- The Heart Of A Son


Welcome (Ice Breaker)

How was your Easter weekend? Was there anything that stood out for you?


Worship- Grant

Word

1. Homework. Did everyone read Matthew 15-21? What stood out in these chapters? Was there anything you did not understand?
2. Have there been opportunities to talk to people about Jesus?
3. Read Philippians 2:6-11. What strikes you about this passage?
4. Jesus was a perfect Son to a perfect Father. What can we learn from the attitude of Jesus to His Father?
5. What are some things that make it hard for us to have that same kind of relationship to spiritual fathers or even biological fathers?
6. Sometimes we make a contrast between being a servant and being a son. What do you think are the most important differences. In the passage it says that Jesus became a slave- how does that work out?
7. Pray for one another.


Witness

Our next outreach will be the “Courageous” movie. When? Who? Where? 
Pray for people on the list.

Housekeeping/ Homework

Who would like to organise worship next week? 
Read Matthew 22-28