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Take 10-15 minutes to share in your group some of the insight you have learned from your recent Life Journal Readings. For reference, here are this week's passages.

This week's Life Journal Readings DECEMBER 9 1 Timothy 5 1 Timothy 6 Titus 1 Titus 2 Titus 3 DECEMBER 10 2 Timothy 1 2 Timothy 2 2 Timothy 3 2 Timothy 4 DECEMBER 11 Philemon Hebrews 1 Hebrews 2 Hebrews 3 Hebrews 4 DECEMBER 12 Hebrews 5 Hebrews 6 Hebrews 7 Hebrews 8 DECEMBER 13 Hebrews 9 Hebrews 10 Hebrews 11 DECEMBER 14 Hebrews 12 Hebrews 13 Jude DECEMBER 15 James 1 James 2 James 3 James 4 James 5

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Finding Christmas

in the Familiar

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LOVE HOPE JOY PEACE

Discussion questions

Choose questions to get your group thinking and create openness: 1. Begin your discussion with highlights from this Sunday’s sermon? What something that stood out to you? Shared what you learned and how will it impact your life? 2. What questions did this Sunday’s message raise? Share them with the group and offer your answers to each other’s questions.  3. Share with each other one of your favourite ways to celebrate Christmas? Why is that tradition so impactful for you? 4. Read the Christmas story together, which is found in Matthew 1:18 - 2:16 as well as Luke 1:26 - 2:20.  Stop anytime you hear the idea of love, hope, peace or joy being shared. 5. How are your Christmas traditions helpful in terms of keeping Christ at the centre of your celebration, and how can they get in the way of remembering the real purpose of Christmas? 6.  What are some ways that you can share one of these with your community this year? a.  Is there a way your small group can share these?


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Finding Christmas: Dec 8 - Growth Group Study Guide  

Finding Christmas: Dec 8 - Growth Group Study Guide