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1. Don’t judge a book by its cover

  • Scripture Reference: 1 Samuel 16:7
  • Leader Notes
    • Jesus says that the church looks alive but it is really dead.
    • We all make judgments based on what people or things look like, but God looks at the heart instead.
    • We aren’t responsible for others, but we should always be asking God if this is talking about us.
  • Questions for Reflection
    • How can I ensure that I don’t misjudge based on appearances?
    • Where does the way you look on the outside exceed who you really are on the inside?

2. Seven keys to revival

  • Leader Notes
    • Be watchful
    • Strengthen the things that are going well
    • Complete your works by moving into maturity
    • Remember what God has done and spoken
    • Hold fast to Jesus
    • Repent by agreeing with God and turning away from sin
    • Walk with the Lord in purity
  • Questions for Reflection
    • What would a personal revival look like in my life?
    • What are the things God has done in your life that you tend to forget?

3. Be cleansed

  • Scripture Reference: Psalm 51:1-2, Romans 10:9-10
  • Leader Notes
    • This cleansing comes from God, not from ourselves
    • Sin leaves us with stains and we all need cleansing from God
  • Questions for reflection
    • Where do I need Jesus’ forgiveness specifically?