NextLevel Online: 1 Samuel

Session 8: What God Might Do (1 Samuel 14)

Jonathan vs Philistines


Classroom Instructions

Materials: Lesson Outline

Opening Thoughts

  • People do strange things because they believe it is God’s _________________.

  • People do strange things because they don’t _________________ what God wants.

Jonathan vs Philistines

  • Israel in a crisis…

  • Sometimes faith means risking it all for what God _________________ do.

  • Jonathan was…

    • un_____________________

    • un_____________________

    • un_____________________

    • un_____________________

  • So what did Jonathan know?

    • God’s _____________________

    • God’s _____________________

  • Here is the question for us: Is that enough?

Questions for Reflection and Discussion:

  • What is the weirdest thing you or someone you know has done because you believed it was God’s will?

  • When have you felt most desperate to know what God wanted from you? What did you do to try and find out?

  • Are you more prone to wait for clear instructions or take the first step and see what happens? How might your tendency both help and at other times hinder a life of faith?

  • How does it make you feel to think about initiating something potentially crazy knowing only what God might do?

  • What might God be waiting for you to do? Will you do it?

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