ICEBREAKER: When you are really hungry, what kind of food do you crave?
Read Matthew 5:6
What does righteousness mean? Whose righteousness could Jesus be talking about? How does our understanding about whose righteousness shape the way we understand this passage?
Where do we see righteousness? How does righteousness come about?
Jesus promises that those who hunger and thirst for righteousness will be filled. How does righteousness satisfy?
The spiritual Discipline that pastor Jason talked about this week was fasting. What is your experience with fasting?
Read Isaiah 58:1-11
According to this passage, what is the true purpose of fasting? How does our fasting help others?
What could we do without in order to help others? How is this tied to righteousness?
How can we pray for each other this week?