Today is Tuesday the 3rd of April: Today we reflect and meditate on our identity as members of the body of God's people. It is a humbling reminder of how we are each an individual part of a greater whole. - Daniel
(Take time to write down responses to these questions or discuss in your group)
_Consider team sports and how each player contributes to the team. Why is each role important? How does a successful team play together?
Take some time to thank and praise God for who He is, to pray for those you are walking with, for the needs you/group are facing, and for the Spirit to open your heart and eyes as you read the passage, which has been completely inspired by God.
DISCOVER [ Romans 12.3-5 ]
+ WHAT is this passage saying and what do we learn?
3 For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. 4 For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, 5 so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
_What has God assigned to us? Why does Paul advise us against thinking too highly of ourselves?
_Who is the body? Who are the members? What are the functions?
_Why do members not have the same function?
_How do the many individual members create the one body?
+ HOW am I compelled to confess sin and how does the gospel compel me to respond with a simple step of action/obedience?
_Do you consider certain spiritual gifts to be more important than others? Do you consider certain members to be more important than others?
_Does how you contribute to the body make you feel more (or less) important?
_Do you feel more (or less) important
+ WHO are you walking with to discover or grow in Jesus and what is your next step with them, how can we help?