Gospel Partners are better than Friends & Followers

Joy Thieves - Week 2

David McCaman [Riverdale Campus Pastor]

Philippians 1:3-11

Week of August 18, 2019 My House Worship Guide

Day 1 

Read: Philippians 2:1-11


  • Thank God that Christ humbled himself to the point of death on a cross to pay for sin.

  • Ask God for the unity that comes from humility.

  • Ask God for boldness to be a part of His plan that every knee bow and tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord.

Sing: Broken Alabaster - My House Worship Sessions 

Day 2 

Read: Philippians 2:12-18


  • Thank God that He gives us what we need to obey and follow Him faithfully.

  • Ask God to remind you of His grace so that you may do everything without grumbling or complaining.

  • Ask God to give you joy as you sacrifice things in your life for the sake of His Kingdom.

Sing: Broken Alabaster - My House Worship Sessions 

Day 3 

Read: Philippians 2:19-30


  • Thank God for the deep desire to be in meaningful relationships with other believers.

  • Thank God that He has called us to serve Him faithfully together.

  • Ask God for a growing desire to partner in gospel ministry with those in the church family.

Sing: Broken Alabaster - My House Worship Sessions

Week of August 18, 2019 Discussion Questions

 Get to know me:

Instructions: The purpose of these questions is to generate responses that are self-revealing and informative. Feel free to ask all of these questions to your group or simply choose the one that best fits your group.

  1. Why do you think loneliness has become such a big problem in our culture today?

  2. When have you felt lonely in your life? What did you do about it?

  3. What are some good healthy ways to deal with our loneliness or help others overcome theirs?

Into the Bible:

Instructions: The purpose of these questions is to draw group members into the Bible to discover truth from passages that were not the primary text for the weekend message.

Read Hebrews 10:24-25

  1. What does “spur one another on” mean here?

  2. How do we avoid crossing the line and becoming too pushy while also not being too kind and not say enough?

  3. Why is meeting together regularly so important?


Instructions: The purpose of these questions is to apply the main points from the weekend message.

  1. What can you do to develop deeper friendships?

  2. How can you form more gospel partnerships in your life?

  3. How can you approach your Life Group differently so that you will grow more spiritually and live more on mission(live sent)?