Tough as Nails-Part IV

Series: Tough As Nails

Title: Part 4

Date: November 26-27, 2016

Speaker: Phil Vaughan


Big Idea:

You cannot serve God and be enslaved to money. Give it away!

Passages: Matthew 27:45-56; John 12:27-28

Discuss It:

·       Do you have any family traditions connected to the Thanksgiving Holiday?

·       Has there ever been a time in your life where you felt abandoned?

·       Read John 12:27-28

·       What did Jesus ask the Father to do? (v. 28)

·       What role should prayer play in times of difficulty?

·       Read Matthew 27:45-56

·       What did Jesus cry out at the ninth hour? (v. 46)

·       How did the Roman Centurion react to the way Jesus died? (v. 54)

·       When God seems distant, Phil recommended the acronym CPR. Which of these have been helpful to you in the past?

o   Company – you’re in good company (Jesus knows)

o   Preach – preach truth to yourself

o   Reflect – recall a time when you did feel God’s presence

·       Which of these do you think might be helpful to you in the future?

Apply It:

·       What is the one thing you need to take away from this study?

·       What will help you remember it?

·       Is there anything that needs to change in your thinking, actions, or relationships as a result?