Latest Series: Faithful in Exile
Sermon Application Questions
Read Jeremiah 32:1-14
Why is God removing the Israelites from the land? (See Jeremiah 18:7-10).
What keeps you for repenting? Are there things of which you should repent right this moment? Consider taking a few minutes for silent prayer of repentance.
“All acts of hope expose themselves to ridicule because they seem impractical.” - E. Peterson
Recount and share impractical acts of hope you have enacted upon. What were the outside voices saying to you? How did you stay hopeful in the midst of these negative voices?
Read aloud Jeremiah 32: 16, 17, 27
Write down any things you feel are too difficult for God. Consider sharing them with the group.
What is it about the situations or circumstances or relationships that leave you without hope?
How might you realize God’s power in the midst of these discouraging situations?
What specific scripture or biblical accounts encourage you to live into the future hope rather than the reality of your current situation?
How can you avoid becoming like the world? How might you, personally, be a light to the world? How might Crossroads embrace and live into our future hope in a way that is a light to the world?