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Welcome to the third week in our sermon series, BREAKING POINT. This week, we consider Jeremiah’s example of how to navigate a breaking point.
What was one of your favorite childhood activities during the fall?
THIS WEEK’S TEXT
Have someone read Jeremiah 20:7-18 aloud.
What were some of the hardships Jeremiah experienced as a prophet?
Why did Jeremiah feel God had “deceived” him (see Jeremiah 20:7)?
Jeremiah referenced “a fire shut up in my bones” (see Jeremiah 20:9). What was this?
THIS WEEK’S SERMON
Pastor Aaron continued our series by looking at the story of Jeremiah found in Jeremiah 20. As a group, name his main points.
Which part of the sermon most challenged or encouraged you, and why?
Jeremiah was honest with God about his pain and troubles. Why do many people find this practice difficult?
Jeremiah was tempted to ignore and disobey God during his breaking point. What are some common areas of potential disobedience in our breaking points?
One helpful practice for navigating breaking points well is to know and remember God’s promises. What are some of God’s promises that you have found especially helpful to cling to?
Jeremiah was cruelly beaten and mistreated, yet he released revenge to God. In what situations do you most struggle to release revenge to God?
Another helpful practice in navigating a breaking point is to choose worship. How can you begin or continue to incorporate worship into your life?
Is there anything else about the sermon you wanted to talk about?
Today, we talked about navigating breaking points by looking at Jeremiah’s example. Based on today’s conversation, what practice do you want to begin or continue to help you navigate breaking points well?