Lifegroup map 5/3/09 “Will work for food” John 6:1-15
Please choose any One of the following Ice breakers:
(Everyone doesn’t have to answer the same one… pick the one you like!)
· What would you like to give away, that belongs to someone else?
· How important is spending time with your family, to you?
· Finish this sentence: “The problem with pirates is… ___________”
Life exploration time: Read out-loud John 6:16-34
~ In Jn 6:16-21 John records where Jesus walks on the water. How would you have responded to seeing Jesus, if you were one of the people in the boat?
~ In Jn 6:26, Jesus seems somewhat disappointed when He points out the real reason the people are seeking Him is because He recently fed them. In reality, from time-to-time we all have similar self-centered, shallow motivations that push us toward Jesus…
-Why is it hard for us to see/admit this self-centeredness in ourselves??
~ How do we “use” food to influence people today (Example: Pharmacy reps brining lunch into the doctor’s office to promote their product, business lunches to win favor with clients, church members inviting visitors/guests out for lunch after a worship service)?
~ In what ways do you see our contemporary “use” of food being inappropriate, and, in what ways is this appropriate to you?
~ What is the point Jesus is making in Jn 6:27 when He says not to labor for that which is perishable?
~ Why do people overly-focus on the here-and-now and disregard/ignore the reality of the afterlife?
Lifegroups are taking a break soon…. What will I miss about lifegroups over the summer?