The more obedient we are in our relationship with God, the freer we will be.
What is the most memorable toy you ever received as a child?
How do you feel about the word “obedience”? Would people who know you well describe you as an obedient, self-controlled person?
What makes it hard to obey the authorities in your life?
When we’re obedient to God, we are free. When we’re disobedient to God, we’re in bondage.
- How does this passage show these principles?
- When have you personally felt joy and freedom as a result of obedience to God?
- When have you experienced bondage or a lack of joy as a result of disobedience?
How could you be more obedient to God this week? How could this group help you?