God Who Loves (Week3): Patiently Pursues

 

SERIES BIG IDEA:

God who loves invites me to rely on His love by accepting His love.

TEACHING BIG IDEA:

God who loves patiently pursues me to forgive me and to be in relationship with me.
BEGIN IN PRAYER: Consider asking God for wisdom to understand His patient pursuing love.

TALK IT OVER:

ICE BREAKER: Talk about a time when you were pleasantly surprised by a greeting; hearing your name called out unexpectedly or receiving a thoughtful message. How did it feel to be the object of another’s kind intention?

1. How familiar were you with the parable of the “Prodigal Son” prior to the message? What new insights, if any, did you gain from this teaching on the parable?
2. Would you say you identify more with the younger son or the older son? Why?

SCRIPTURE:

“When he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have food to spare, and here I am starving t