Patti Ries (810) 278-1581

Thursdays 1:30pm

12725 Canavese LN Venice, FL 34293


Robert Lawson (941) 451-4156

Thursdays 6:30pm

8514 Herbison AV   North Port, FL 34287





Always Begin with Prayer!!

Worship is recommended also (a song or two)

Start by rereading the passage of the Scripture.

How did the Holy Spirit speak to your heart?
This will help recap what was said and allow those who missed the gathering to catch up. If people’s recall is patchy you may want to summarize what was said or you may focus in on one aspect of special relevant to your gospel community. The use of the word ‘implications’ rather than ‘application’ is significant. ‘Application’ implies a process that we do to make God’s word relevant to us. ‘Implications’ emphasizes that God’s word is inevitably relevant to us.

What are the implications for your life? Our life together? The world around us?

Our aim is to understand the Word (our heads) so we can apply it:

The rubric ‘head, hands, heart’ corresponds to the need when teaching the Bible to:

Helpful Sermon based small group questions are: