This week we will hear from Ray and Katherine Henz, and Pastor Glen will preach from Daniel 1:8-17.

Daniel(1) (Part of the Emotionally Healthy Relationships(7) series)
by Glen Osborn(60) on June 12, 2022 (Worship Service(66))


Sermon Video


Sermon Text


Small Group Questions

June 12, 2022

Fighting Cleanly  ​​​​ Daniel 1:3-21

 

  • Read Daniel 1:3-7

 

  • Why was Daniel and his friends in Babylon? ​​ What were they being trained to do? ​​ Why were they selected?

 

  • Read Daniel 1:8-16

 

  • What was the​​ problem that Daniel had? ​​ Who did he talk to? ​​ What was the response? ​​ 

 

  • What did Daniel propose? ​​ Why do you think the chief of staff accepted the proposal? ​​ What was the result?

 

  • Read Daniel 1:17-21

 

  • What special abilities did God give these young​​ men? ​​ Why do you think he gave them these abilities and placed them there? ​​ 

 

  • What was the king’s response? ​​ How much did he trust them? ​​ How effective were they? ​​ 

 

  • Prayer

  • Ask for help that when we face conflict, we will know the problem, have God’s guidance, and take appropriate action.

  • Thank God for special giftedness and His plans in the midst of challenges.

  • Pray for God’s wisdom and strength to face difficult situations that demand confrontation.

  • Pray that we will fight cleanly and bring God glory.

 

 

Asking: ​​ 

  • State the problem – “I notice…”  ​​​​ 

 

  • State why it is important to you – “I value _____ because…” ​​ 

 

  • Fill in this sentence – “When you _______ I feel…” ​​ 

 

  • State your request specifically, including details such as time and/or dates. ​​ 

 

 

Listening:

  • Consider the request. ​​ Briefly share your feelings and perspectives on it. ​​ 

 

  • Are you willing to do all of it, part of it, or none of it. ​​ Make that clear at this point. ​​ 

 

Share This Sermon!