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8500 West 159th Street, Overland Park KS 66223, 913 814 7223. VisitGraceChurch com, last update 28Nov2015, Group Discussion Guide. 1 The Weight of Leadership 2, 2 The Faith of Leadership 4. 3 The Vision of Leadership 6, 4 The Courage of Leadership 8. 5 The Praise in Leadership 10, Series Overview, This study explores leadership from God s perspective God gives us.
a burden and provides a way for us to fulfill the burden as we have. faith in Him He helps us see the vision and share it with others He. gives us courage to lean on Him We respond with praises to God. Purpose of This Guide, The primary purpose of this group guide is to reinforce and deepen. the lessons of the Grace Church message series Voices. You may choose to use this guide, with your Grace Group. with any group of people interested in knowing what the Bible says. about these topics, 1 The Weight of Leadership, Scripture Nehemiah 1 1 10. Icebreaker Burden, Have members state the heaviest things they have carried. Were the burdens you carried by choice, Who in the group has carried the heaviest burden.
Under what circumstances do you seek help in carrying a. Discussion Questions, What would be the spiritual equivalent in our community today of. being in great distress and reproach Neh 1 3, What hinders us from responding to the distress and reproach of. people as Nehemiah did Neh 1 4, What was Nehemiah s initial response to the burden God gave. him Neh 1 1 4 What do you tend to do first when God puts a. burden on your heart, Consider the structure of Nehemiah s prayer. Praise God Neh 1 5 How often do you begin your prayers by. telling God how wonderful He is in your eyes, Confess to God Neh 1 6 7 How often do you acknowledge.
your sins before asking God for something, Claim God s promises Neh 1 8 9 Do you know God s. promises well enough that you can repeat them back to Him. 2Pet 1 3 4 What can you do to become more familiar with. His promises, Make the request Neh 1 10 11 Do you remember to say. please when you ask God for something Why is saying Please. Dig a Little Deeper Leadership Characteristics, Study the leadership characteristics that Nehemiah demonstrates. Neh 1 4 Faced Reality He did not ignore the problem. Neh 1 4 Personally He had compassion on the, Cared circumstances of the people. Neh 1 5 Brought the He didn t rush off to fix the, Need to God problem He sought direction.
Neh 1 6 9 Knew God s He repeated back God s Words, Promises admitting sins then claiming God s. Neh Was Available He let God know that he was, 1 10 11 for God to Use ready to do what He desires. Application Exercise Pattern of Prayer, Use Nehemiah s pattern of prayer to pray for the people in our. community who are in great distress and reproach, Pick one of our outreach partners to pray for each day this. coming week, 2 The Faith of Leadership, Scripture Nehemiah 2 1 8.
Icebreaker Open Doors, Conduct a quick poll in your group Is it more difficult to recognize an. open door or is it more difficult to walk through an open door that. you see Why, Discussion Questions, Notice that Nehemiah had never been sad in the presence of. Artaxerxes Neh 2 2 How can our demeanor affect the way. people respond to us How could our demeanor affect the way. God responds to us, Nehemiah responded by first affirming his loyalty to the king then. he said a silent prayer before he made a request Neh 2 3 4. When we get an open door what could help us remember to pray. silently before speaking, Nehemiah had a specific plan in mind to present to the king Neh. 2 5 6 How important is it to think things through as you are. awaiting an open door Pro 21 5 What types of things are you. doing to prepare for open doors, Nehemiah said If it pleases the king Neh 2 5 What can help.
us present requests respectfully rather than make demands or. put the person in a no win situation, When the king approved Nehemiah s plan to whom did Nehemiah. give the credit Neh 2 8 How often do you give God the credit. for success Psa 52 9, Dig a Little Deeper Seeking God s Will. Consider four principles for seeking God s will, 1 Remember changing the heart is one of God s specialities Pro. 21 1 Continue to pray for the difficult people in your life. 2 Waiting is a companion of prayer Keep praying as you wait for. 3 Faith is NOT a synonym for laziness or disorder God honors and. expects careful thinking and planning Luke 14 28 30. 4 Expect opposition It often reinforces God s will Php 1 29. Application Exercise Pray for Those in Authority, Think of the people in your life who have some authority over you. Which one is most difficult for you to relate to well During the. upcoming week pray for your relationship with that person. Consider including the following in your prayer, Pray that you will have a good demeanor around that person and.
reflect the light of Christ to him or her, Pray that God will draw that person closer to Him and begin to. direct that person s actions for good, 3 The Vision of Leadership. Scripture Nehemiah 2 11 20 Nehemiah 3, Icebreaker Catch the Vision. Discuss what makes it more likely for you to respond to a vision that. someone shares with you, Discussion Questions, Nehemiah waited three days before he took his first action. related to what God had put in his heart to do Neh 2 11 12 Do. you pause before beginning a task God has put in your heart to. do In what ways can a pause be helpful Mark 6 30 32. Mat 14 23 Luke 6 12 13, Nehemiah s first action was to see where the walls needed repair.
Neh 2 13 16 When creating a plan what are some of the. things you consider How do you make certain you understand. When speaking to the people Nehemiah told them how God was. directing him and how He had softened the king s heart to. support the repair of the walls Neh 2 17 18 When you present. the vision for a task what would make it more likely for people to. rise up and work, Work began at the Sheep Gate Neh 3 1 This provided for the. sacrifices for the sins of the people In what way does this indicate. our first priority Mat 6 33 How can we be sure we set and. keep the right priorities, Notice the variety of people that Nehemiah called to the work. Neh 3 Discuss ways to engage volunteers who are diverse yet. unified in the work Eph 4 11 13, Dig a Little Deeper. Meditate on the significance of, the order of gates that. Nehemiah repaired in, Nehemiah 3, Sheep Gate Is your first priority.
your relationship with Christ, John 10 1 16, Fish Gate Are you seeking. faithful fish Mat 4 19, Old Gate Do you slip back into. your old ways or live a life of, fruitfulness Mat 13 20 22. Valley Gate How do you respond to and learn from trials Jas. Dung Gate How are you doing at throwing out the rubbish in your. life so you are ready to bathe in the fountain 2Cor 7 1. Fountain Gate Do you hear the Holy Spirit John 9 7. Water Gate Do you allow the Holy Spirit to guide you in. understanding and applying God s Word Eph 5 26, Horse Gate Are you mounted and ready for spiritual warfare Eph. East Gate Are you looking for Christ to return Eze 44 1 2 and. 1The 4 16 17, Inspection Gate Do you look forward to Christ s judgment Rom.
Application Exercise Which Gates Need Repair, Considering your response to the questions above address any of. your gates that need repair, 4 The Courage of Leadership. Scripture Nehemiah 4, Icebreaker It Takes Courage, Discuss times in your life that have required courage Who are your. personal role models for courage, Discussion Questions. When Nehemiah and the Jews faced ridicule what did they do. Neh 4 1 6 What is the source of your self worth How have. you reacted when someone ridiculed you How would God prefer. you react the next time it happens, When the Jews learned that their enemies planned to attack.
them physically what did they do Neh 4 7 9 In what ways have. you combined prayer and safety precautions, Notice how the rubbish was interfering with the work Neh. 4 10 12 What types of spiritual rubbish can incapacitate us. What would it take for us to remember the great and awesome. Lord when we are afraid Neh 4 13 15 What daily practices. can help us remember, Do you keep a brick in one hand and a sword in the other Neh. 4 17 18 Discuss how this might look in a typical day. Beginning your day, During your daily tasks or job. When talking with others, Ending your day, Dig a Little Deeper Help Overcome Discouragement. What can a leader do to help people overcome discouragement. Here are some tips adapted from Charles Swindoll s Hand Me. Another Brick, 1 Unify people around a meaningful goal Neh 4 13 14.
2 Point people toward God Neh 4 14 Php 4 6, 3 Encourage people to get back into balance Neh 4 16 17. 4 Provide a rallying point for people They need to know they are. not alone Neh 4 20, 5 Occupy people in serving to increase morale and confidence. Neh 4 21 23, Application Exercise Sword and Brick, Assess your current spiritual life To what extent do you have a. sword in one hand and a brick in the other, Need More My Hands Are Full. Sword prayer Bible 1 2 3 4 5, Brick applying God s 1 2 3 4 5.
5 The Praise in Leadership, Scripture Nehemiah 8 1 12. Icebreaker Worthy of Praise, What are some characteristics of leaders that you find worthy of. Discussion Questions, From what Nehemiah 8 1 3 says who should have the. opportunity to hear God s Word Discuss the advantages of. hearing God s Word in a group setting Discuss other settings. where adults and children can hear God s Word In what ways. can we make it intentional to hear God s Word, How does Ezra begin teaching from God s Word Neh 8 6. Discuss how we can properly acknowledge God as we open His. When we overcome obstacles or accomplish something how can. we make it about what Jesus does through us instead of about. ourselves What role do the following play, Using His Word to praise Him Neh 8 8.
Celebrating or feasting to praise Him Neh 8 9 12, Why did the people weep when they heard God s Word Neh. 8 8 9 Discuss times when you have wept at hearing God s. Word Heb 4 12, Dig a Little Deeper Lesson, Consider this leadership lesson adapted from Charles Swindoll s. Hand Me Another Brick, No life is complete without spiritual dimension Neh 8 8. No spiritual dimension is complete without input Mat 4 4. from Scripture Deu 8 3, No input from Scripture is complete without Jas 1 22. personal obedience, No personal obedience is complete without Neh.
rejoicing 8 10 12, Application Exercise Praise God. Make a list of things that you appreciate about God Praise God for. those things Use the method that best expresses your heart. Group Discussion Guide Series Overview This study explores leadership from God s perspective God gives us a burden and provides a way for us to fulfill the burden as we have faith in Him He helps us see the vision and share it with others He gives us courage to lean on Him We respond with praises to God Purpose of This Guide The primary purpose of this group guide is to reinforce and

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