How to Face a Downward Spiral

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SPEAKER

Steve Hill

SCRIPTURE

Philippians 4:4-13

OUTLINE

  1. The downward spiral reminds us that this world is not our home.
  2. The downward spiral reminds us to seek Christ first in all things.
  3. The downward spiral reminds us of His presence.
  4. The downward spiral reminds us to practice relaxed concern.
  5. The downward spiral reminds us to put our faith into practice.
  6. The downward spiral reminds us to trust Jesus for strength.

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

  1. What kind of fear and worry do you see today? Pastor Steve mentioned relaxed concern as an alternative to worry. What do you think?
  2. How can adversity make us mature? How can adversity make us falter in our faith?
  3. As you read Philippians 4:4-13, where does Paul’s joy come from? After all, he is in prison when writing this letter.
  4. How can your group or family put your faith into practice? What new and different ways to serve others might God be giving you?
  5. How can our church be a positive light during a state wide panic?
  6. In what ways do you need strength from Jesus today?