MAY 24: My Daughter’s Example
1. Do you agree with the writer of today’s meditation when he
says that we should go to church with the attitude of “what
can I put into it”? Why or why not?
2. Do you think worship is important? Why or why not? Do you
go to worship every week? What do you like most about your
worship service? What do you like least?
3. If you could change one aspect of your worship service, what
would it be and why would you change it?
4. Have you ever been guilty of making the same complaint
overheard by the writer? In what ways might today’s meditation change what you say or do the next time you are tempted
to complain about a worship service?
5. The writer says that we can meet the needs of people
4. When has showing compassion to someone been particularly challenging for you? Why? What did you do?
5. In what ways does your church community encourage acts
of compassion toward others? Name some specific acts of
compassion you can show to someone in your community of
1. Have you ever felt hurt because someone did not include
you? What other feelings did you experience toward this person? How did this affect your relationship?
2. When has a child taught you an important life lesson? What
did that child teach you? How might your church learn from
the children in your congregation?
3. Is it easy or difficult for you to forgive someone who has hurt
you? When did you last forgive someone for hurting you?
4. Have you ever hurt someone and needed forgiveness from
him or her? Did you ask that person for forgiveness? What
was this experience like for you? What did you learn from it?
5. Think of examples in scripture where Jesus forgave those who
were hurting him. What do these examples teach us about
MAY 31: Complain or Contribute?