I Am Who I Am, Part 6: God Is Holy (06.15.20)

A Study & Practice Guide on the Biblical Names & Characteristics of God

Leader’s Note

This guide does not directly engage with the Sunday teaching, but we do look for thematic connections to help keep the CG Practices in alignment.

Opening Prayer

After greeting one another, take 2-3 minutes of silence to invite the Holy Spirit to be present and help you be aware of what you’re bringing into this time together.

Checking In

Set a timer for 1 minute per person to check in and answer these two questions: 

Read Scripture Aloud

Ask one or more people in your group to read 1 Peter 1:13-19 aloud. We encourage you to use a physical Bible if possible. As you listen and follow along, silently observe anything that stands out to you.

Cultural & Historical Context at a Glance

Ask one person to read this brief summary of historical and cultural context for this passage:

Sharing Observations

Before interpreting the message for how it applies to us today, take 15-20 minutes to make some simple observations of the text in light of the cultural/historical context above or other things you know. Here are a few questions you might jump off from:

Interpreting the Message

In light of your observations, discuss the message of this passage for 20-30 minutes.

Living in Biblical Truth

After interpreting the message of the text together and what it reveals about God, consider the implications of this truth for your life. Share with one another for 15-20 minutes:

Closing Intercession

Pray for your group, our church, our city, and our world.

Do you have any lingering questions or thoughts about this practice guide series? You can offer them on this form here.