How To Build

Small Group Discussion Guide

Sermon Series: How To
Sermon Title:

Break the Ice:
  • Have you ever built something that was wobbly and not stable?
  • Why is the foundation so important when building?

Today, in our study we will discover how to build our spiritual lives.

Bring the Word

Transition: Today let’s look at ….

Four Catagories of People

Read Proverbs 9:6

A. The ______________ (simple)

In v. 6, what are we to pursue?

Read Proverbs 22:17

B. The ______________ (wise)

In v. 17, we are to pay attention to?

Pastor Stephen mentioned a number of places to seek wisdom, what were a few of them?

Read Proverbs 1:7

C. The ______________ (fool)

In v. 7, what do fools despise?

Read Psalm 1:1

D. The ______________ (mocker)

Which Path Are You Taking?

Simple, Wise, Fool, or Mocker

Read Matthew 7:24-27

in v. 24, Is it good enough to just hear Jesus’ words?

What were the two foundations that Jesus contrasted?

Describe the two different outcomes as a result of the storm.

Which foundation was connected to the wise man? The foolish man?

Bring it Home:

Read James 1:22-25

Two Steps: ______________and _______________ ( Hear and Do-Act upon)

Why do you think hearing the Word and doing the Word are a necessary compliment in our lives?

In v. 25, what is the result of being a hearer and doer?

Close it out:

What was your one compelling take-a-way this week?

Anything changed in your understanding of How to Build?

Let’s Pray

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