1 John 4:1-6

How to Test the Spirits

Is the teaching of Jesus accurate?

Who is Jesus

  1. Jesus is FULLY God
  2. Jesus is FULLY human

Is the teaching celebrated by the world?

Jesus is the ONLY source of eternal life

4 Questions that ensure we’re moving in the direction of Jesus

  1. Am I growing in my relationship with the Holy Spirit?
  2. Am I consistently reading and applying the Bible to my life?
  3. Am I deeply connected to other followers of Jesus?
  4. Do I want to grow?

Discussion Questions

  1. How have you navigated through challenges in the past? How could a discernment process be helpful in the future?
  2. Read 1 John 4:1-6 together. Johns Churches were experiencing false teaching about the nature of Jesus. What are some challenges the Church is facing right now? What would a healthy discernment process look like?
  3. Casey mentioned that we are equipped with the Spirit of God, the Bible, Church community and a desire to grow. Which of these is a strength? Which is a weakness and what can you do to make that weakness into a strength?
  4. End your time by praying together.