Week of 4/23/2017

I AM THE GOOD SHEPHERD

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

As the Good Shepherd, Jesus guides us, provides for us, corrects us, and protects us.

Key Questions

•What’s one idea from the message that really stood out to you? Why did this idea grab your attention?

•How have you experienced the challenges of being like a sheep?

•Where in your life might you need God’s guidance and protection?

Optional Questions

If needed, include one or more of these scriptures and questions to extend your conversation.

•With your Bible or YouVersion, read and discuss John 10:1-21, Psalm 23:1-6, and Job 5:17-18.

•Describe a time when God provided for you during a time of need. How did that experience affect your relationship with God?

•How do you know when God is guiding you?

•Describe a time when God corrected you. How did you respond to His correction?

•What steps can you take to become even closer to the Good Shepherd so you can hear His voice?

Next Steps

• What’s one thing you will do this week as a result of something you learned from this message?