Changing your mind
The purpose of this message is to show the importance of dealing with our minds, to truly transform our minds, and not simply our actions.
Find an active ice breaker as this will tie in well with the topic.
The ice breaker needs to show them that some information needs to lead too actions, so something that will get people from their seats will be good.
If there are new members always be careful of not creating a space where new members feel exposed or uncomfortable
The uGroup leader must develop his own revelation and substance around the word this will guide him/her with some thought points
Read the whole passage of scripture as introduction
The following could be relevant questions to ask:
- What do you understand when you hear the word repentance?What does true repentance look like?
- Is repentance only an action that needs to take place or should our perspective also be changed?
You can explain the biblical definition of repentance as not to just mean that we are turning from sin but changing our minds, because before repentance we did not fully believe that Jesus is the son of God and the Messiah, now we believe so in our hearts and mind. Peter confirms this when
Here we will have to go to some scripture again. (Choose members in your group to read scriptures, try not to put new people on the spot)
- Acts 3:19 (Turning to God)
- Acts 26:20 (Visibly repentance)
- Acts 26:20 states clearly that repentance should be visible in their deeds.
We need to do songs that points our focus to the cross and leaves us as a people with hope that even when we have sinned God has been faithful to forgive.
Create space for repentance, lead those to Christ that need Him.
Allow other members to share their gifts with the people repenting.
Pray as you are lead.