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Message Discussion Guide – 5.24.21 – Explore God 7

Explore God

Week 7: How Can I Know God Personally?

Scripture to Read

Revelation 3:20
Hebrews 2:10-12
John 5:39-40
John 17:24

Opening

Who is someone you’d really like to get to know personally? This could be anyone from an acquaintance or a coworker to a celebrity or athlete. What makes you want to get to know them?

Diving Deeper
  1. What do you think it means to know God personally?
  2. Do you believe you have a personal relationship with God? Why or why not?
  3. What did you think of Mike’s comparison of marriage/deep friendship and our relationship with God? What impact does that analogy have on your view of your relationship with God?
  4. What part does the Holy Spirit play in helping us know God personally?
  5. Read Acts 17:26-28. What does it mean to “live and move and have our being” in God?
  6. Read Matthew 7:21-23 and Matthew 7:24-25. How’s the main difference in tone between these two passages?
  7. In Hebrews 2, Paul says that we are in the same family as God. What does it mean to be in God’s family as brothers and sisters?
  8. What practical steps can we take to get to know God more personally?

Close in Prayer