Week of 11/26/2017

Under the Influence 

Week 4 - One Person at a Time     

How to use Talk It Over

Talking through the message during the week helps you and your group turn what God is saying to you into action steps. Begin with the key questions, add any optional scriptures and questions if needed, and then wrap up by deciding on your next steps.  

Main Idea

Our as goal as believers, is to use our influence is to Connect others to Jesus

Discussion Questions

  • What do you find is the biggest obstacle to sharing your faith? 

  • Do you like it when people you don’t know show up at your door to convert you? How do you handle them?  

  • If we asked you to show up and go door to door to witness to people would you show up?  

Matthew 28:19-20 - Therefore go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey all things that I have commanded you; and surely, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” - (NIV) 
  • Who is Jesus talking to in this verse?  

  • How does this verse define your ministry?  

  • According to this verse what is God’s plan to reach the world with his love and salvations?  

  • Pastor said that 65 million people will not go to church on a given Sunday, but 34 million would if someone asked them. Does this number surprise? you does this number inspire you? 

2 Corinthians 5:20 - We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors; as though God is making his appeal through us. 
  • If we don’t take the responsibility to reach “Our World” who will do it?  

  • How do we live attractive lives?  

1 Corinthians 9:19-23 - Though I am free and belong to no man, I make myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible... I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some. I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings.  
  • Why are relationships so important to the process of winning someone to Christ? 

  • How are some way you can build relationships with those in your world? 

  • How can praying for someone help build your relationship with them?  

Acts 1:8 - "and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”  
  • What is the purpose of a witness and how it that different form a defense attorney or prosecutor?  

  • Why is our story so important?  

  • How can you give someone a personal invitation to receive Christ? ABC 

  • How does invest and invite work as part of the process of a personal invitation?  

Next Steps

  • Is there one person that you can begin this process with? Begin now praying for them and invest in a relationship with them.