Sermon Title: Who Cares For Those Who’ve Hurt Me?

 

Text: 1 Samuel 24 & 26

 

Message Notes:

  • Put up a boundary.
  • Put in a gate.
  • Close the gate.

Deeper Dive:

Reflect on and answer the following questions…

Intro-

In this series, we will have the conversation of caring for those in our city,region, and world – those both in and outside of the church, and those who may or may not share our beliefs or cultural perspectives. 

 

QUESTION 1 –

Have you ever had a person you’re in a relationship with say or do something that’s caused you to feel sad or hurt? 

 

QUESTION 2 –

How do you typically respond when people say, post, or do things that hurt you?

 

QUESTION 3 –

Do you think it’s possible to care for people when they’ve hurt you? 

 

QUESTION 4 –

What boundaries might be important for you in terms of relationships with others?

 

QUESTION 5 –

Some of us have boundaries but no gate. Do you have a gate in your boundaries?

 

QUESTION 6 –

Paul says that we were enemies of God and yet Jesus gave himself up for us. How have you seen that to be true in your own life?