Feb. 13, 2022
Beginning Again in Relationships
Primary Text: John 13:34-35 February 12 & 13, 2022
Previous Teachings: Begin Again – A New Thing
1) A New Thing
Isaiah 43:18-19: "Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland."
DQ 1) What should we remember from the past? What should we
DQ 2) What new things is God doing in you . . . in your family
members . . . in Celebration Church . . . the global church . . . in
the world in general?
2) A New Creation
2 Corinthians 5:17: Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!
DQ 3) Describe how people become “new creations” in Christ. What
takes place? What are the ramifications?
DQ 4) In what ways do you need to “Begin Again”?
This Week’s Teaching
John 13:34-35: "A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another."
DQ 1) Why are relationships the foundation of human life?
DQ 2) Did you have a healthy family background? What were the
positives and the negatives of your family?
2) Brotherly Love
Genesis 4:8: Now Cain said to his brother Abel, "Let's go out to the field." And while they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him.
Genesis 37:28: So when the Midianite merchants came by, his brothers pulled Joseph up out of the cistern and sold him for twenty shekels of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took him to Egypt.
DQ 3) Why can humans be so evil to one another? What are the core
3) How Deep
Ephesians 3:17-18: And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.
DQ 4) How has God brought healing in your relational life?
DQ 5) Do you still need God to heal your soul from relational wounds?
DQ 6) Do you need to “Begin Again” in any specific relationships?