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My Story Is Way Bigger than My Story
Archived – October 24, 2021

My Story Is Way Bigger than My Story

October 24, 2021 / Pastor Kyle Bonenberger

THE TEXT: 1 Corinthians 3:10-23.

Three simple and amazing facts about how God builds His Kingdom and His Church.

  • When and the are not the , the whole thing eventually .

  • Everyone plays a in building God’s in/through the .

  • The Spirit dwells in believers and in the Church .

    Two ways to keep connecting my story to God’s story.

    • Say “ to God .
    • Keep your on the .

     


    Small Group Questions

    What do you think?

    1. FUN QUESTION: Would you rather live in an opulent house with everything you could ever want or need with amazing views (but you could never leave) OR would you rather live in a different opulent hotel every night (but you could never stay there longer than 24 hours)?
    2. What struck a chord with you from Sunday’s service?

    The story of your life.

    1. On Sunday, Pastor Kyle talked about how our stories are bigger than just our stories; they are connected to God’s story. Tell about a person or a place that has been foundational in your journey following Jesus.
    2. Pastor Kyle also talked about the fact that everyone plays a part in building God’s Kingdom in/through the Church. As you look back over your life, how have you seen God use your gifts the most?

    Digging Deeper.

    1. Re-read 1 Corinthians 3:10-15 and answer the following questions.
      1. What does this verse tell you about God? People?
      2. How might this passage help us in our daily decisions?
    2. Turn to Matthew 7:21-29. These are Jesus’ final words after preaching the Sermon on the Mount. Read this and answer the following questions.
      1. What does this tell us about God/people?
      2. How might this passage help us in our daily decisions?
      3. What similarities do you notice between Jesus’ words here and Paul’s from 1 Corinthians 3:10-15?
    3. What further insights about building our foundation do the following verses provide?
      1. Proverbs 3:11-12.
      2. Hebrews 12:7-16.
      3. Hebrews 12:28-29.

    Personal reflection and application.

    1. Have everyone share one thing someone else said that stood out to you.
    2. Break up into smaller groups and pray for one another.

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