More than a Moment

Joy Thieves - Week 3

RC Ford [Stewarts Creek Campus Pastor]

Philippians 1:12–18

Week of August 25, 2019 My House Worship Guide

Day 1 

Read: Philippians 3:1-11


  • Thank God that Christ is better than the greatest thing we can gain on this earth.

  • Ask God for humility and grace to be able to count it all as loss in comparison to knowing Christ.

  • Ask God to help you find joy in knowing Him deeply.

Sing: Lord I Need You - My House Worship Sessions 

Day 2 

Read: Philippians 3:12-21


  • Thank God for the the prize He has given us to press on toward of knowing Jesus.

  • Ask God for the grace to forget what lies behind and press on toward the goal He has called us to.

  • Ask God for confidence of our citizenship in heaven.

Sing: Lord I Need You - My House Worship Sessions 

Day 3 

Read: Psalm 16


  • Thank God for how He has given you pleasant places in your life.

  • Ask God for a reminder of the joy that comes in His presence.

  • Ask God for a glad heart that rejoices in His provision for your life.

Sing:Lord I Need You - My House Worship Sessions

Week of August 25, 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. What has brought you joy this week?

  2. What is one moment in your life you wish you could relive? Why that moment?

  3. Is there a time in your life where you deeply under-appreciated.

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 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

  1. How would you summarize the meaning of verse 16?

  2. What does this passage teach you about not letting your current circumstances steal your joy?

  3. How can you apply verse 18 in your life? What does that look like?


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

  1. How can you be more present and make the most of the moments in your life?

  2. What are some ways to find joy in challenging circumstances?

  3. How can your Life Group/people that are close to you help you have a joyful perspective?