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God's Discipline & The Importance of Obedience
Read: Heb. 12:5-11 from a couple of different translations.
Lead Question for each section:
What stood out to you from the video segment? Any favorite quotes? Anything confuse you?
Section 1 - HCSKL 2010 Day 22 - (1:55:29 to 2:03:30)
1:58:00 - Obedience is a big deal. Why does God wait for us to obey? Why doesn't He just give us other assignments while He is waiting for us to obey? What would that teach us to do?
2:00:15 - Why do you think we get so starry-eyed over the prophetic gift? How do we get into trouble by over-valuing this gift?
2:01:25 - Have you had times where you knew that God was speaking to you? Examples?
Not every voice is God's voice. So how can we be sure that we are hearing God's voice? What are some red flags that what you are hearing is not God's voice?
Section 2 - HCSKL 2010 Day 22 - (2:03:26 to 2:10:24)
2:04:10 - Is it necessary to completely understand everything that God is asking us to do? Why or why not?
2:05:00 - What did Dan mean when he said, "A lot of times that is actually your fear speaking..."? How do our fears speak to us?
2:06:20 - When we realize that we have disobeyed and want to make it right, what should we do?
2:07:15 - When we are sure that we have heard from the Lord, when is the best time to obey? Why so?
2:09:30 - What options do we have when the Lord reprimands us? How can we react?
2:10:00 - For whose sake do we discipline our children? What other motivations might we have?
Section 3 - HCSKL 2010 Day 22 - (2:10:27 to 2:17:44)
2:12:50 - How can our need to understand every detail of a situation actually get in the way of what God wants to do?
2:13:00 - Rather than demand understanding, what should we make sure that we are doing?
2:13:40 - What does obedience open the door for?
2:14:55 - Why do we try to ignore the little convictions of the Lord? What happens when we try to ignore these convictions?
2:15:45 - Why is a good, clean conscience so important?
2:17:00 - To what end does God discipline us?