Sermon Notes

  1. __________ growth
    1. Hear and ____ God’s Word (James 1:22-27)
    2. Devote ourselves to ______ (Luke 18:1-8)
  2. ______ growth
    1. Growth in _______ one another (Ephesians 4:11-16)
    2. Growth in ______ (2 Cor. 9:6-8)

Going Deeper

  1. Read Hebrews 5:11-14. What are some reasons these believers are still spiritual infants? What are the qualities of a mature believer according to these verses? Where are you on the spiritual growth chart?
  2. Read James 1:22-27. In what ways do you find yourself being only a hearer of the word and not a doer? Why is hearing not enough
  3. How will you grow in controlling your tongue this week (v. 26)?
  4. Pray about how you might support the most vulnerable in our community (v. 27).
  5. How will you reject worldliness in your life this week?
  6. Are you devoted to prayer? Read Philippians 4:6-7. What is the instruction? How does prayer help bring peace when we are anxious
  7. Take time to pray Scripture today. Open to Psalm 23 and pray through this Psalm line by line.
  8. Do you know your spiritual gifts? Go on our website: and answer the questions. Once you learn your spiritual gifts take the next step and start serving in an area you are gifted.
  9. What is your ministry? How will you get to work on your ministry this week?
  10. Are you growing in giving your time, talents and treasures to God’s Kingdom work? What does that look like in your life?
  11. If you are not giving financially to the work of Community Church pray about how you should start. Go to to get started.
  12. How did Jesus exemplify obedience, prayer, serving, and giving?
  13. Read John 15:1-8. How will you abide in Christ this week?