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Convention Discussion Outlines

#1: Awareness in the Last Days

Reading: 2 Timothy 3

Are we in the last days? What do you see around you that shows that we are in the last days?

Why do we need to be aware of these signs of the last days?

What are false ideas about the end of the world that you see or hear? What does the Bible teach? See 1 Thessalonians 5:2

Who are your enemies?

What do you think of the world’s definition and view of tolerance and equality? How do we respond?

What is false peace? Are you victims of false peace? How might we be drawn into lethargy and false peace? See 1 Thessalonians 5:3

 

#2: How to Live the Antithesis

Reading: Colossians 3

What is a sanctified Christian walk?

How do you and how should you spend your time?

What are you talking about at church? During the week? Are you having spiritual conversations?

How should you interact with others? Should your actions be dependent on the actions of the other party?

Who or what distracts you from a sanctified walk? Who are your heroes? What are your time wasters/addictions? See 1 Thessalonians 5:8, 14-22

How should you consider a vocation?

 

#3: Fighting the Good Fight

Reading: Ephesians 6

How do you equip yourself for the battle? See 1 Thessalonians 5:8

What is truth? How do you know it? How is it used in the battle? What is its importance in the last days? See Ephesians 6:17

How is prayer used in our battle? In what frame of mind should we be when we come to God in prayer? See 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Are you dealing with persecution in your life? What about those around you? What battle are you fighting? See 1 Thessalonians 5:6

What is your hope in the last days? How do you focus on this hope so you don’t get caught up in the worries of the world?

How can/do/should you help each other put on the armor of God?