God’s words are a firm
Matthew 4:4, 7:24-27;
When you were a kid, did you have a security blanket or comfort toy? Tell us about it!
What are some reasons a person’s life might start to feel unpredictable or unstable? Can you relate
to any of those reasons?
Tell us about a time or place you felt really safe. Who or what made you feel that way?
What would you say are some of your “firm foundations” that support you in difficult times?
Retell me Jesus’ parable as though I’ve never heard it before. Then explain it to me!
Why would someone turn to God’s words in times of trouble?
Read Matthew 4:4. Just like eating, sleeping, or checking our phones, what are some ways we could
make God’s words a more regular part of our days?
Have God’s words ever brought you comfort during an uncertain time? If so, tell us about it. If not,
tell us about a time you needed God’s words to comfort you.
Talk about a time you let God’s words guide or direct you. How do you think following God’s words
kept you safe from harm?
This week, what’s one way you’re going to build more of your life on the foundation of God’s words?