The I in Indy : Discussion Guide Week 2
'for anything that becomes visible is light. Therefore it says, "Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."' Ephesians 5:14
3 Things To Do To Wake Up Nap Town
Set The Alarm
Wake up… In order for us to wake up, we need an alarm.
In order for the Church In Nap Town to wake up so we can help the city of Nap Town Wake up, WE NEED AN ALARM!
'Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he saw that the city was full of idols. ' Acts 17:16
2. Stop Hitting The Snooze Button
The church staying asleep in our buildings is what it would be like if Jesus stayed dead in the tomb! This is precisely why some churches look more like a grave than like heaven!
We have RESURRECTION LIFE from a Resurrected Lord! But that Power isn't activated unless we rise up and do something like leave the 4 walls of our buildings and start engaging our city where they are dead or sleeping!
' Give your eyes no sleep and your eyelids no slumber; save yourself like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the hand of the fowler.' Proverbs 6:4-5
3. Turn On The Light
And Christ shall give you light! Turning on the light helps me stay up and it actually helps others wake up and stay up too!
'In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. ' Matthew 5:16
2 Things About Shining Your Light
Light Represents Your Good Works!
Your Light Glorifies God!
Set the Alarm, stop hitting snooze, and turn on the light! and Nap Town Will Wake Up!
Let’s Talk About This
What is the biggest alarm that is waking you up?
How can we encourage each other to stop hitting the snooze button?
What are some ways we can show some light to our city this week?