CURRENT SERIES: A Matter of the Heart
Sunday’s Message: Life Flows From the Heart
PRIMARY TEXT: Proverbs 4:23
What verse or point from Sunday’s message captured your attention?
Read Matthew 15:1-15. Summarize this passage in your own words.
Action reveals the heart. How does Jesus make that point in this passage?
Read Proverbs 4:23. How is this a universal truth? Explain or give some examples in our culture or daily life.
What has positively affected your heart the most?
What do you think are the best ways for a person to guard their heart?
Have the group close their eyes and pray this prayer from Psalm 139:23-34 (The Message): “Investigate my life, O God, find out everything about me. Cross-examine and test me, get a clear picture of what I’m about. See for yourself whether I’ve done anything wrong— then guide me on the road to eternal life.” Give 5-10 minutes of silence for people to reflect on their own hearts.
Give time for people to share thoughts from this time of personal reflection.