February 27, 2016
This week’s study is the fourth in a series looking at 1 Corinthians.
A. What does it mean to Glorify God and to not?
Read the following passages about….
Discuss in your group….
Is there a difference between seeing and giving God Glory?
Does one need to come before the other?
B. Read 1 Corinthians 1:26-31.
Summarize the message Paul is wanting to communicate to the Church at Corinth.
What should be our motive for bringing Gory to God?
See 1 Corinthians 1:30, Ephesians 1:3-11, 1 Corinthians 6:19-20, 1 Peter 1:18-19, 5:4, Jude 24.
Make a list of some of the ways we can Glorify God.
What are things that can hinder God getting the Glory He deserves? See 1 Peter 5:5,
1 Corinthians 1:10-13, Romans 1:21-23.
Can you add to the list?
C. Discuss the following….
“ We have opportunity to lay up treasures in Heaven (see Matthew 6:19-21) in this life….a fruit of walking with the Lord and relying on the Holy Spirit OR we can waste our time here on earth by living a mainly self controlled life and enter only by the skin of our teeth (see 1 Corinthians 3:15)”
Which would be the closest indicator of the way you are living your life at the present?
D. Read again your list of ways to Glorify God.
Read 1 Corinthians 12:4-11. What point does Paul make in 1 Corinthians 12:4 & 11?
Do you know what your spiritual gift(s) is? Discuss in your group ways those unsure can discover theirs.
Are you using yours at church@paravista or elsewhere to Glorify God?
Discuss the importance of relying on the Holy Spirit.
E. Read again 1 Corinthians 10:31 and Luke 9:23.
Is this your daily goal? Share your answer with others in your group.