Updated: Feb 3
QUEST Men's Bible Study / February 3, 2021
Make your influence count for what matters. / Matthew 5:13-20
Join us at 7:00am in the Parlor at Colonial Baptist Church. (Come little early for coffee and a light breakfast.)
Do you have a health risk related to COVID-19? You can participate via Zoom using THIS LINK.
Immediately following the large group, we break into discussion / prayer groups. If you are not yet in a group, contact Scott Wylie.
Lesson Outline and Discussion Questions:
Key Truth: Make your influence count for what matters.
Consider what a normal day looks like for you. What are some ways you can be in the world but not of it?
In what ways might you better prepare yourself for the influential opportunities God has built into your daily schedule?
Point 1: Men who are distinctly Christian influence the world for good. (Matthew 5:13)
Salt flavors and preserves. How do Christians both preserve and improve culture? How can you retain your uniqueness as a Christian while influencing those around you?
What are some specific ways God uses us to make people thirsty for Him?
Point 2: Men who are distinctly Christian point the world to Jesus Christ. (Matthew 5:14-16)
How do we shine our light in a way that brings glory to God and not ourselves? What does application of this passage look like in your home, work, clubs and church?
What obstacles prevent you from shining the light of Christ more brightly?
Point 3: Men who are distinctly Christian are committed to the truth of Scripture. (Matthew 5:17-20)
When has the Bible sparked your ability to live as salt and light? Is there a time you’ve been able to apply God’s Word to your daily life?
LIVE IT OUT
What's one step you can take this week to live as salt and light in your community?
What hinders believers from fulfilling their distinct purposes as salt and light? What barriers must we overcome to obey Jesus in this regard?
Pray: Share any requests or concerns you have with your group, and pray together of those requests.