1. There are some children who see the sinful and destructive choices of their parents and live totally to the contrary as adults, but there are others who follow the same path. Why do you think that is? Why do some learn from the mistakes of others and others repeat them?
2. There was a season in the church in which the fear of God was emphasized, but the love of God wasn’t. Nowadays, it seems as if the pendulum has swung the other way and we don’t talk about the fear of God. Why do you think that is? And because of that, like Belshazzar, how have we profaned what is holy because we don’t fear God?
3. Without using “churchy” words and phrases, what are some practical ways that we can honor God?
4. Check one another on memorizing James 4:6 or 1 Peter 5:5