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Discussion Starters | Our God Reigns

  • November 2021 Issue
Discussion Starters

We hope these questions will help you consider (or discuss with others) what God is teaching you through this month’s study of His Word.

Week One:

  1. How does our idea of justice differ from God’s justice? (see Nov. 2)
  2. What are some idols that people still worship today? (see Nov. 3)
  3. What does it mean to love God and love others, as Jesus summed up the Old Testament? (see Nov. 4 and 7)
  4. What kind of prophet did the people prefer? Hint: It has to do with “wind and lies” (see Nov. 5)

Week Two:

  1. Do you get uncomfortable reading about God’s judgment? Why? (see Nov. 9)
  2. What is the relationship between God’s wrath and God’s mercy?
  3. Has your walk with God been a straight incline? If not, explain why. (see Nov. 12)
  4. How does discipline demonstrate God’s love? (see Nov. 13)

Week Three:

  1. What do the prophetic passages in Micah and Isaiah teach you about Jesus? (see Nov. 15 and 16)
  2. What “aroma” do Christians give to others? How have you seen people respond to your testimony of faith? (see Nov. 17)
  3. What are some things that you place your security in? How might that affect your relationship with God? (see Nov. 19)
  4. Has there been a time when you’ve seen God’s protection when He seemed to change your path? (see Nov. 21)

Week Four:

  1. Why is it significant that God tells His people that they already know what He requires of them? (see Nov. 23)
  2. Why is it important that God takes responsibility for causing His people to suffer through His disciplining them? (see Nov. 24)
  3. What encouragement is there in the judgment passages in Micah?
  4. With whom do you most identify in the book of Micah: Israel’s leadership, the oppressed people, or Micah? Why?               

BY Russell L. Meek

Russell Meek teaches Old Testament and hermeneutics at Moody Theological Seminary. He is a columnist for Fathom magazine and writes widely for lay and academic audiences about all things Old Testament and its relationship to the Christian life. Russell, his wife, and their three sons live in north Idaho, where you’ll find them gardening, cooking, and exploring the wild.

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