• Other than the Bible, what’s your favorite book?
  • In the sermon, what was meaningful to you? (vancouverchurch.org/sermons)
  • Read aloud Nehemiah 8, then discuss it. What was meaningful? Confusing? What are some principles that stand out?
  • Why do you think the people were weeping? Why do you think Nehemiah encouraged them to celebrate instead?
  • Read Leviticus 23:33-43. What was the point of this Festival of Tents? How does the symbolism of this festival relate to us today?
  • How much are you saturating your life with Scripture right now? What practices to you need to continue or start?
  • We talked about learning the Scriptures, then sharing what you’ve learned with someone. How could you increase this practice in your life?
  • Pray for each other, but before you do sit quietly for a couple minutes, and listen to your thoughts. See if the Holy Spirit brings to mind specific perspectives, images or scriptures to pray for one another.