Losing It

July 9, 2023 Pastor: Jared Burke Series: Acts: Forward in the Name of the Risen King

Topic: God's Will Passage: Acts 16:19–34


This livestream is scheduled to take place at 10:30am.

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Community Groups:

Read Acts 16:19–34 as a group.

Is there anything wrong with making plans for your life? When is it good? When might it be a problem?

Should Christians expect God to bless their plans? Why or why not?

What should a Christian’s attitude be when their plans change or fall apart? In what way does a person’s understanding of God impact their perspective?

What change of plans did Paul and Silas experience in Acts 16:19-34?

How did they respond to their imprisonment?

How did their ability to praise God in adversity allow them to see God’s better plans unfold?

How can you prepare yourself to respond better the next time your plans change?

Read Acts 16:35-7:15 in preparation for next Sunday.


Family Time (For parents and their children):

Read Acts 16:19-34 together as a family.

Why did Paul and Silas get put in prison? Did they deserve it?

What did they do while they were in jail? Why do you think they did that?

What happened to the jailer after the earthquake? 

Why should we trust God when our plans don’t work out?

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