Isaiah 43:1–3; Luke 8:22–25
Why do you love your friends? Specifically, what makes you want to stick with them?
What's one reason you might walk away from a friendship?
- Has a friend ever walked away from you?
- What happened?
What does it mean to have a friendship with God?
Have you ever experienced a "storm" and known God was with you?
What are some "storms" you or someone you know is walking through right now?
- Read I Peter 1:6–7. Based on what we've talked about this month, why does Peter tell us to “be truly glad“ when we're facing difficult times?
- Do you agree?
What's one way God's friendship can strengthen us?
What's one way God's friendship can heal us?
What's one way God's friendship can purify us?
- How is your friendship with God right now?
- What's one step you want to take to grow that friendship?