Fishing Business

Fishing Business

Jul 2020
We know that evangelism is the most important work for the entire creation, and we all have our own ideas about how best to do this. But what are Jesus' instructions on evangelism? If the work is so important, how much attention are we giving to Jesus' instructions for the work? At times, Jesus' instructions on evangelism are challenging. But that is not surprising given that it is the most important business of the Kingdom for the world!
Sermons in this series
Sun, Jul 26, 2020
Duration: 20 mins 2 secs

Bulletin Points:
• When it comes to evangelism, Jesus tells us to find someone who is worthy, and spend time with that person
• We may find someone who is “worthy” at times and places we do not expect
• We are to let our peace come upon those whom we minister to

Questions for Kingdom Group Discussion:
1. Read Matthew 10:11-15. What does Jesus tell us to do in terms of evangelism in these verses? How would you do this practically?

2. How important is it to stop for just one person to minister to that person? Why?

3. Jesus tells us to “find out who is worthy”. Where and how do we find such people?

4. How do we let our peace come upon those whom we minster to?

Sun, Jul 19, 2020
Duration: 21 mins 42 secs

Bulletin Points:
• Faith is believing and receiving from God
• Faith is pleasing to God

Questions for Kingdom Group Discussion:
1. What does “fishers of men” mean when Jesus called the disciples to follow him?

2. What are Kingdom activities?

3. The Holy Spirit empowers us but what is it that enables us to do Kingdom activities? Read Matthew 10:1.

4. What is our Kingdom currency? Read Acts 3:6-8, 12, 16.

5. Comment on this: We need gold and silver to do earthly activities but we need faith to do heavenly activities.

6. Read Hebrews 11:1. What is faith?

7. What pleases God? Read Hebrews 11:6. What happens when God is pleased with us?

8. Let us exercise our faith in God. Who are those you would like to pray and believe for their salvation? Pray also for those you know who are sick and believe for their healing.

Sun, Jul 12, 2020
Duration: 22 mins 31 secs

Bulletin Points:
• Get up and Go
• Come and See

Questions for Kingdom Group Discussion:
1. If you could have your own business, what would it be?

2. Before Jesus sent the disciples out in Matthew 10, what did Jesus ask them to do? (Matthew 9:36-38)

3. Read Matthew 10:1-5. What does it mean to be "called" and "sent"? What is the extent of authority that Jesus gave the disciples? How is this an integral part of the mission of the church?

4. How intentional have you been in evangelising? What are some thoughts or experience you can share?

5. What would be the obstacles that hinder us to "get up and go"? Are there adjustments you need to make in your life?

6. Read John 13:34-35; 17:21-23; Acts 1:8; Acts 2: 17-21. Why is unity and bearing witness as a group so important?

7. What would be some obstacles that hinder us to invite people to "come and see"?

8. What does a Christ-like community look like? In what ways can we personally and as a church grow to be a Christ-like community?

Sun, Jul 05, 2020
Duration: 27 mins 43 secs

Bulletin Points:
• Father’s Business
• Teamwork
• Evangelism activities as instructed by Jesus
• Money related issues

Questions for Kingdom Group Discussion:
1. Share how you have tried evangelism in the past. What do you think is an effective way to evangelise?

2. Read Matthew 10:1-10. How does teamwork influence our ability to evangelise?

3. What are some of the “activities” in relation to evangelism instructed by Jesus? How do you want to try them?

4. How much do we rely on "Kingdom resources" when it comes to evangelism? What are they?

5. What is one way you can begin to activate this message into your life?