Icebreaker: Where do you go when you need a break from stress?
- Read Luke 4:31-37. What is surprising or remarkable in this passage? How is Jesus’ authority demonstrated in this story? How is his authority visible in your life and family?
- Read Luke 4:38-44. How do you see Jesus’ life and ministry changing since his time of temptation in the wilderness at the beginning of Luke 4? Why do you think it was necessary for Jesus to go away to a solitary place (v. 42)? Do you ever have time when you need solitude? How do you know that time has come?
- In what area(s) of your life would you like to see Jesus’ authority exerted? What can you do to see that happen?
- How can we pray for each other?