Additional Passages:

Jonah 1:7-2:19,    Psalm 121,    Ephesians 2:8-9,    Hebrews 4:16-17

Discussion Questions:

  1. Have I ever made promises to God in times of trouble? How did things turn out? Did I fulfill my promises?

  2. How do times of trouble bring clarity and focus in my life? How do those times help me grow?

  3. What happens when "life is good" and I feel like I have everything taken care of on my own?

  4. How can I "look to God's presence" in my daily life in real and practical ways?

  5. What "worthless, lying idols" do I cling to in my life & what affect does it have?

  6. How does being "swallowed by a sea of grace" help me grow as a disciople who loves God, loves people & serves the world?