MEET JESUS - The Empathetic Counselor (Part II)
Each week, as you take in the Bible, find some friends to talk it out. You can follow this simple guide to help. First, R.E.A.D. and P.R.A.Y. on your own. Then, meet with friends to share what you've learned.
R - Retell E - Examine A - Apply D - Discuss -- P - Praise R - Repent A - Ask Y - Yield
Sunday Message Text: John 11:1-43
What excites you right now? What hurts you right now?
From Sunday's message (John 11), what impacted you the most? Was there a word or phrase that has been rattling in your mind?
How does it encourage you this week to know Jesus is empathetic?
From this week's Meet Jesus Bible Plan, what have you learned about Jesus and his humanity?
How important are Jesus' friends in his ministry? (alone or together)
What examples of doubt do you see in the text that could make Jesus disengage? How do you know he doesn't disengage or walk away from the situation?
Is there anything you need to do to be more empathetic?
Who needs your empathy right now?
Lazarus and his sisters had a special relationship with Jesus. What do you think the secret is to this kind of relationship?