John 17:1-13

Marriages are breaking up. Family members are being cancelled. Churches are fracturing. Loneliness is epidemic. What can we all do to reverse these trends? The surprising answer is found by answering the question: “What is God?” Join us on Sunday as we see that the solution to our connectedness challenges is not in techniques or programs, but in the inspiring relationships between Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. 

MESSAGE STUDY NOTES (also as PDF download above)

Are you more of an extrovert (energized by people) or an introvert (energized away from people)? Why?

Genesis 1:26; Matthew 17:5, Luke 4:14; John 3:35, 4:34, 5:19, 22, 26, 30, 6:38, 8:26, 29, 14:31, 15:26, 16:13-14, 17:1

The Trinity (the “Community of God”) is:
1. Affirming
2. Trusting
3. Obedient
4. Interdependent
5. Honoring

1. If the Trinity is the picture of ultimate community, which of the above do you think NAC does well? Which needs the most improvement? Why?

2. What do you find in the above list to be the most beautiful attribute of the Trinity? Why?

Which of the above attributes of the “Community of God” do you sense God is saying you need to work on personally to have stronger relationships? Why?

What sin is preventing you from closer relationships with other people in your church (based on the attributes of the “Community of God”)? Take the time to confess this sin and pray about it with your mentor.