Sun, Jan 14, 2018 Part 2 of series Million Dollar Question; Matthew 6:1-4; Dr Clay Smith; Alice Drive Baptist Church; 2018-1-14       Series: Million Dollar Question    Teacher: Dr. Clay Smith


Life Group Discussion Guide

Every Life Group is Different.  Please use these questions to help engage your group with the passage.  Feel free to modify them as needed.
Starter: Do you someone who spends their money to gain status?  In your opinion, why do they do it?
Passage:  Read Matthew 6:1-4
  • Imagine the scene Jesus describes. 
  • The people who are making a show of their giving – what do they hope to get?  What’s going through their mind?
  • If you were in the crowd watching this, what would your opinion be?
  • In your opinion, what insecurities motivate a person to brag about money?
  • Do you think our culture promotes a “status competition?”  In what ways does it do that?
  • What does Jesus teaching about quiet giving teach you about your giving and serving practices?
  • If God rewards us by helping us become the persons we were made to be, describe someone you have known who received a reward here on earth by being the person God made them to be.
  • How could you implement the spiritual discipline of secrecy this week in your life?  How would that help you focus on an audience of one?

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