2.4.18 – Follower

  1. Who did (do) you want to win the Super Bowl? Patriots?  Eagles?  I just watch for the commercials?  I don’t care?
  2. Other than Jesus, who comes to your mind first when you think of a great leader? Why?
  3. Do you agree or disagree with the idea that a great leader has practiced in his or her life the art of being a great follower? Why or why not?

Read 1 Samuel 24 aloud together or quietly as individuals before discussing as a group.

  1. Take a few minutes to jot down any insights, questions, or key observations.
  2. What happened in this story? What was the situation?
  3. Is there anything that surprised you about this story?
  4. How did David respond as a follower and a leader? How do you think you would have wanted to respond?  (It’s ok to be honest – no judgment)
  5. As you think about the message today and the characteristics of Jesus as a follower, what characteristics did David demonstrate?
  6. What do you struggle with most when it comes to being follower? Humility?  Submitting to authority?  Obedience?  Giving your life (time) away?  Serving?
  7. What is one area you can focus on or one thing you can do this week to become a closer follower of Jesus?
  8. Pray for one another!