Replace the Lies with Life Changing Truth
1. What is your favorite snack to take while hiking? Even if you don’t hike, what’s your favorite snack!?
2. Sometimes, we find ourselves feeling the weight of the world on our shoulders. Josiah described feeling like this to Chase and Toby. When you find yourself feeling like everything rests on you, how do you cope? What do you do when you find yourself in that situation?
3. It may be our human tendency, but we can fall into the trap of believing the lie that we are all on our own that we don’t have anyone to depend on but ourselves. It’s why relationships that matter are so important. God created us to be in community with one another. Share how your community-the relationships you have with others are so important?
4. “Before Jesus left this earth, he spoke the following words to his disciples, “And behold, I am always with you, to the end of the age” Matthew 28:20.
We learn from this passage that God is with us. We are not alone even when don’t feel like He is working in our lives. We are not alone even when we don’t feel Him near to us. God loves each one of us and we are enough. How do the words of this promise resonate with you? Explain what this scripture does for your heart?
5. We all have some lies we believe. Our past and our present situations can keep us from believing the truth about whom God says we are and the truth about whom God says He is. It is up to us to make the decision to not believe the lies. Sometimes, we have to make that decision every day-all day. What are some things you do when you find yourself believing old lies?
6. Toby talked about the importance of accountability in his life. He mentioned having friends, counselors, and his wife to help him not fall back into bad ways of operating. Who are the people you have surrounded yourself with or could surround yourself with to help you reject the lies and replace them with the truth?
Read the “40 Iams,” and learn what God says about you! These are 40 Biblical truths you can print out and read as a daily reminder of where your identity comes from.