What was your one thing from Sunday? What one thing have you been thinking about (a new idea, an application, a challenge, a question, or a longing)?
FACILITATORS: Perhaps introduce the first question before your group reads Acts 18:1-17 to help them think of answers as they read. With four questions, you can’t spend a lot of time on any of them, but also don’t feel like you need to cover them all.
Read Acts 18:1-17 to review the story of Paul in Corinth.
As you look at the story in Acts 18, which moment makes you stop and make you wish you could have seen that moment of the story? Why?
Do you think Paul’s response in verse 6 is ever appropriate today when someone continuously rejects the Gospel and becomes verbally abusive to you?
Why do you think God gave Paul the vision in verses 9-10? That wasn’t normal. Why in Corinth?
Considering the definition of tent-maker, what impact would it have on our lives if we all viewed ourselves as tent-makers?
Paul was a tentmaker – making and repairing tents to earn an income so he could share the Gospel. If you viewed yourself as a tentmaker, what implications might it have for how you live in the crossroads of our society?
How would your life change if you always remembered that you will one day stand before God’s Bema (judgment seat)? What specifically comes to mind?