1. A. When you consider the Beatitudes, which one do you most recognize in
B. What is one that seems foreign to your idea of happiness?
C. In one specific way, how do you want your life to look more like these
2. Read Matthew 5:13-16.
A. How do you understand this in relation to the words of Jesus in
B. Share an experience of seeing someone’s light shine in a way that
resulted in God being glorified.
3. Read Ephesians 4:22-24.
A. What is your understanding of laying aside the old self?
B. What is your understanding of putting on the new self?
C. How would you encourage someone who feels defeated in the growing
4. Is anxiety a problem for you? What will you choose to do today to resist
5. What did you learn about Jesus from this lesson?