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“All I need is God.” “I don’t need church or small groups to connect with God.” “I love Jesus, I just don’t need other Christians.” Are these statements true? Check out this 8-session Study to find out what the Bible teaches about the importance of “one anothers” in your life.


IN THIS SESSION

Why study the “one another” passages? This Session will provide a foundation for study and encourages us to see community as an essential element of the gospel.

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Step 1: Download the discussion questions and material that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the session 1 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 4: HOMEWORK (Optional or For Credit) – Read 1 Corinthians 12 together. Jot down initial questions, thoughts or ideas that come to mind when you read this passage and save your work. Memorize 1 Corinthians 12:12. Purchase Loving God’s Way by Gary Delashmutt online or at Grace Church.


(PDF) SESSION 1 DISCUSSION GUIDE
IN THIS SESSION

We will discover how the relationship of Father, Son and Holy Spirit is both the source and example of “one anothering.”

Step 1: Download the discussion questions and material that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the session 2 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Download the Johari Window worksheet that accompanies this Session.

Step 4: Talk through the discussion questions (using the Johari Window worksheet as appropriate).

Step 5: HOMEWORK (Optional or For Credit) – Watch the 5-minute video, Trinitarian Life (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddlH7FRSP0I) with the person or group you are meeting with and revisit the discussion questions for new insight. Memorize John 17:20-21

(PDF) SESSION 2 DISCUSSION GUIDE
IN THIS SESSION

Is there a single One Another that frames our understanding of the rest? This Session will define love in Biblical terms and reveal the relationship of Jesus’ command to “love one another” with the others found in Scripture.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this Session

Step 2: Watch the session 3 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions (we encourage you to download the Erickson’s 8 Stages of Development resource with this Session as you converse together).

Step 4: HOMEWORK (Optional or For Credit) – Read Chapter 1 of Loving God’s Way and discuss the questions at the end of that chapter (p. 19). Memorize John 13:34-35

(PDF) SESSION 3 DISCUSSION GUIDE
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There are many different “real time” definitions of what it means to be hospitable. This Session will attempt to highlight the gospel-centered nature of authentic hospitality.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this Session

Step 2: Watch the session 4 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions.

Step 4: Read the Resurgence article on Practicing Biblical Hospitality at http://theresurgence.com/2013/10/27/practicing-biblical-hospitality. Compare and contrast this definition of hospitality with the session video and discuss what implications this might have to your understanding and exercise of hospitality. Memorize 1 Peter 4:8-11 and Romans 15:7


(PDF) SESSION 4 DISCUSSION GUIDE
IN THIS SESSION

This Session will help establish a perspective of how God uses both admonishing and encouraging in a complementary way to build Christ-centered relationships.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the session 5 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions.

Step 4: HOMEWORK (Optional or For Credit) – Read Chapters 4 and 5 of Loving God’s Way and discuss the questions at the end of each chapter (p. 49 and p. 60). Memorize Colossians 3:15 and Hebrews 10:24-25

SESSION 5 DISCUSSION GUIDE
IN THIS SESSION

Confession of sins to others can be frightening. Here we’ll discuss the real nature and purpose of confession as it pertains to speaking God’s truth into life situations.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the session 6 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions.

Step 4: Optional – Read Chapter 6 of Loving God’s Way and discuss the questions at the end of the chapter (p. 73)

Step 5: HOMEWORK (Optional or For Credit) – Watch the 2-minute video, Confession: Finding the Mercy of God (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3y61p3-YQs) with the person or group you are meeting with and discuss how the perspective Glenn Packiam offers brings added depth to our understanding of confession. Memorize James 5:16

(PDF) SESSION 6 DISCUSSION GUIDE
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How are God’s forgiveness and my forgiving others related? In this Session, we will discuss how God uses forgiveness to bring freedom to relationships.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the session 7 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions.

Step 4: HOMEWORK (Optional or For Credit) – Read Chapter 7 of Loving God’s Way and discuss the questions at the end of the chapter (p. 87). Memorize Ephesians 4:32

(PDF) SESSION 6 DISCUSSION GUIDE
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What are the One Another’s actually producing? In our final Session, we’ll examine the scriptures for an answer that invites you to explore opportunities for further study and application.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the session 8 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions.

Step 4: HOMEWORK (Optional or For Credit) – Read Chapter 9 of Loving God’s Way and discuss the questions at the end of the chapter (p. 118). Memorize Romans 15:5-6

Step 5: POST-STUDY WORK(Optional) – [Only engage this step if you completed the Step 4: Optional or For Credit section in Session 1]: Read 1 Corinthians 12 together. Talk through how your new knowledge of the One Anothers has altered your understanding of what Paul teaches here.

(PDF) SESSION 6 DISCUSSION GUIDE
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