Tonight I thought we would have a time of discussion
If I could ask God a question, I would ask
Luke 11:9-11 P1025 " I tell you, ask, and God will give to you. Search, and
you will find. Knock, and the door will open for you. Yes, everyone who asks will receive.
The one who searches will find. And everyone who knocks will have the door opened"
If I were President Bush, I would
Hebrews 12:14 P1289 "Try and live in peace with all people, and try to live free
from sin. Anyone whose life is not holy will never see the Lord"
Hebrews 12:14 P558 The message "Work at getting along with each other and with God.
Otherwise you'll never get so much as a glimpse of God. Make sure no one gets left out of
God's generosity. Keep a sharp eye out for weeds of bitter discontent."
Luke 6:27 "But I say to you who are listening, love your enemies. Do good to those
who hate you, pray for those who are cruel to you "
Matthew 18:21-22 P940 "Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, when my
fellow believer sins against me, how many times must I forgive him? Should I forgive him
as many as 7 times?" Jesus answered, "I tell you the truth, you must forgive him
more that seven times. You must forgive him even if he does wrong to you 77 times."
Do you think there is more to life than we can see?
Psalm 139:15-16 P560 "You saw my bones being formed as I took shape in my mothers
body. When I was put together there, you saw my body as it was formed. All the days
planned for me wee written in your book before I was a day old"
Hebrews 11:1 P1287 "Faith means being sure of the things we hope for and knowing
that something is real even if we do not see it."
If I could change the world, I would
If you chose to appear in a TV show or film, what would it be?
Do you think the rich countries in the world should do more to help the poor?
Luke 12:33-34 P1028 "Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Get for yourselves
purses that will not wear out, where thieves can't steal and moths can't destroy. Your
heart will be where your treasure is"
Luke 21:1-4 P1047 "As Jesus looked up, he saw some rich people putting their gifts
into the Temple money box. Then he saw a poor widow putting two small copper coins into
the box. He said, "I tell you the truth, this poor woman gave more than all those
rich people. They gave only what the did not need. This woman is very poor, but she gave
all that she had to live on"
Luke 10:25 The good Samaritan
We live in a changing world where there are many unanswered questions
The Bible tells us that we can find answers to the big things and little things in life,
if only we trust in God:
Psalm 46 P508 "God is out protection and our strength. He always helps in times of
trouble. So we will not be afraid even if the earth shakes, or the mountains fall into the
sea, even if the oceans roar and foam, or the mountains shake at the raging sea he
stops wars everywhere on the earth. He breaks bows and spears and burns up the chariots
with fire. God says, "Be quite and know that I am God .."
Luke 18:7-8 P1041 "God will always give what is right to his people who cry to him
[in prayer] night and day, and he will not be slow to answer then. I tell you, God will
help his people quickly "