Together #forSalem
Together #forSalem
Rethink: What about my doubts? -- Together #forSalem (ep 65)
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“You just need faith.” What does that even mean and how do we “get” more faith? Faith is something that seems mysterious and complicated. But Jesus made it simple and powerful. Let’s rethink what it means to “have faith” for the 21st century.

Episode Breakdown:
0:00 Trust Fails
1:00 Welcome & Alliances
3:00 Keep the Faith, w/ Jon
26:45 Some News
31:45 Bloopers you can count on

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▶ Suggested Bible Readings:
Colossians 1:15-20 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Colossians+1%3A15-20&version=NLT
Hebrews 12:1-4 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Hebrews+12%3A1-4&version=NLT
Acts 16:25-40 (Roman Jailer believes) https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+16%3A25-40&version=NLT

▶ Additional Resources:
Monica recommends: “The Dusty Ones: Why Wandering Deepens Your Faith” by A.J. Swoboda
The Calling of Matthew scene (The Chosen): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IUL9yq0We8 

Music we listened to making this episode:
Jay and the Americans: Come a Little Bit Closer- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuWkVqum6a8
Meant To Live (live 2021): Switchfoot – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIaLsr-KwZ0
Say Something: Pentatonix- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dYlvdLdK9w

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▶ The bible we used in the Scripture section: NLT Life Application Study Bible
https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/nlt-life-application-study-bible-third-edition-hardcover/20777487/#isbn=1496433823

[[Next Episode July 10th! No Episode July 4th weekend.]]

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS:

  1. How have you seen God working in your life and world this week?
  2. Can you relate to Peter in this story? Share an experience from your life of trusting (or not trusting) Jesus.
  3. Read Romans 8:35-39. How does this encourage or challenge you in trusting Jesus?
  4. What is the next step in you knowing and trusting Jesus? How can your group pray for you this week?