Homework & Discussion


For the week of September 15, 2019


Welcome to the Fall Quarter of Growth Groups!

This week we kick off our Fall Growth Group Quarter. Your first meeting is a time to get acquainted and discuss your Growth Group Season and what you will do as a group. The homework has been shortened this week to allow ample time to accomplish this. To prepare for this week’s meeting, take some time to focus on the questions below and be prepared to share your answers with the group. Have a great first meeting as you come together to share, study, support one another to growand to see God change our livesfrom the inside out!   

Getting to Know You and other Group Members

Share with the group something you did this past summer that was fun or enjoyable. For example, going to a movie, swimming, family gathering, vacation, barbeque, etc.?   Digging Deeper into the Weekend Message

  1. This weekend we learned about bitter situations, our first wilderness experience. Looking back at your notes from this week’s teaching, was there anything that particularly caught your attention, challenged or confused you?
  2. Discuss the various responses to bitter situations and their effects.
  3. What is the remedy to bitter situations?

  Action Points

  1. Don’t curse, nurse or rehearse your bitter experiences
  2. Pray about them like Moses, Jesus, and Paul
  3. Rely on God for comfort, wisdom, and strength when you encounter bitter situations.


  1. Pray for one another that, we will refrain from cursing, nursing and rehearsing our bitter experiences.
  2. Pray that we learn to rely on God for comfort, wisdom, and strength.