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The Orchard Church

Pressure & Perspective

Discussion Questions

  • What is pressure to you? Finish this sentence: Pressure for me is...?
  • It's really rare to find someone who is quiet on the inside and has a calm spirit. Are you quiet on the inside? If not, what is the noise going on in your head?
  • Pastor Sam mentioned that one of the major sources of pressure is overcommitment. Are you overcommitted at the moment?
  • Jesus lived by a set of priorities. Are there things in your life demanding your time that aren't really a priority?
  • How can you better say "no" to the things that aren't a true priority?
  • Jesus handled pressure by dealing with an audience of one. So why don't we? What steps can you take to remind yourself of this truth?
  • Another major source of pressure is unrealistic expectations. Are you currently seeking something "too wonderful" for yourself?
  • Pressure-packed people don't like to wait. What area of your life do you need to wait on the Lord?
  • What will change in your life as a result of hearing this message and this passage of Scripture?
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