- Whether it’s the fish lapel badge, a large zip-up Bible or even a strangely obsessive love for casseroles (?) what would you say is the ‘look’ of a stereotypical ‘Christian’ as portrayed in our culture/media today?
Looking at Verse 47, discuss what you think of who it is that does the ‘adding’ to the church, and the means by which the adding is done?
Peter and John said “silver and gold I have not” yet only the chapter before we read of how everyone has given to the church and nobody is in need. How do you reconcile this?
What would you say the needs of the man were? How would you prioritise them?
This man had been there every day begging for money. Why do you think Jesus didn’t heal this man during His earthly ministry?
With regard to not seeing the needs of others, how can Scripture help us see things from the correct point of view?
- How does scripture challenge us with regard to the needs of people you may not want to see?
Is there someone whose needs you don’t see?
Do you ever feel people don’t see you?
- What is the Gospel?
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