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1. Heaven is opened

  • Scripture Reference: Daniel 7:9, Isaiah 6:1
  • Leader Notes
    • We need heaven to be opened up for us.
    • John was walking in the Spirit, we need to be filled with the Spirit through belief in Jesus.
    • Sanctification is the Spirit working in us to grow us in maturity.
    • Growth depends on who sits in the throne of your life.
  • Questions for Reflection: 
    • What do I believe about heaven?
    • Who sits on the throne of my life?

2. God is light

  • Scripture Reference: 1 John 1:5
  • Leader Notes
    • John is captivated by the light of Jesus.
    • God is light, and we are designed to uniquely reflect that light into the world. 
    • Worldliness hinders our ability to reflect the light of God.
  • Questions for Reflection: 
    • How can I better walk with God in light?

3. Dwell in the Presence of God

  • Scripture Reference: Psalm 91:1-2, 9-10
  • Leader Notes
    • The elders are dwelling in the presence of God. 
    • The gift to us is that we get to dwell in God’s presence now.
    • God is present with us, but we often get distracted.
  • Questions for reflection: 
    • What does God’s Presence mean to me?
    • What are things that distract me from the presence of God?