Discussion Questions for Sermon Series Small Things, Big Difference, Week 3 Words
If you want to change the way you live, change the words you speak.
How have you been affected by life-taking and life-giving words spoken to you?
What life-giving words do you need to speak to yourself and others?
What’s your one statement? How might it relate to your one word or one thought?
Read and discuss James 3:3-5, Ephesians 4:29, Proverbs 16:24, and Proverbs 15:4.
What words do you tend to speak most often: life-taking or life-giving? Explain.
How have you seen your words affect your actions and beliefs?
What can you do to guard your heart against life-taking words when they are spoken to you?
In what situations do you find it most difficult to speak life-giving words to yourself or others?
What steps do you need to take to ensure you start speaking more life-giving words?
Take steps to start speaking more life-giving words to yourself and others by reading and talking over the following Bible passages this week.
Day 1: James 3:1-12
Day 2: Proverbs 18:21
Day 3: Proverbs 12:18
Day 4: Proverbs 15:4
Day 5: Ephesians 4:29
Day 6: Proverbs 16:24
Day 7: Matthew 12:36-37