Scripture verses & Questions (For Handout click here)

Friday evening: “Arise, Shine” Isaiah 60:1, Lamentations 3:22-24

Discussion Questions

1. Share some ways you have experienced God’s faithfulness in the past and/or today.

2. In John 10:10 Jesus says that he has come to give us life, to have it to the full. Some older translations say “abundant life”. What do you think Jesus meant by an abundant life?

3. Are there some areas in your life where you could use a little more faith to trust that God is faithful? 


Sat. morning: “Your Light has come” Isaiah 60:1, John 12:44-46

Discussion Questions

1. Why do you think personal sin is so difficult a subject in our Christian circles?

2. Which of the prodigal sons in Luke 15 do you most identify with and why?

3. In 2 Corinthians 7:10 Paul speaks of godly sorrow that leads to repentance and worldly sorrow that leads to death. What do you think is the difference between them besides the outcome?


Sat. evening: “Glory of the LORD rises upon you” Isaiah 60:1-2, John 15:4-5

Discussion Questions

1. How would you rate your ongoing relationship with Jesus? (Needs help, So So, Getting there, Great) And please explain why you think this way.

2. What are your greatest challenges to staying in close relationship to Jesus?

3. Which spiritual exercise is most helpful in you sensing God’s presence? 

4. Which would you like to grow in and why?


Sunday morning: “Light for the nations” Isaiah 60:3, 1 Peter 2:9-10

Discussion Questions

1. Who are those around you that helps you see God’s glory/love/presence and how do that do that?

2. What challenges do you need to overcome to better participate in God’s mission that all might be saved?

3. What ideas do you have for TroyHope to better invite, welcome and connect with the unchurched in your community?