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Words from Charles Wesley

Closer knit to thee, our Head,
nourished, Lord, by thee and fed,
let us daily growth receive,
more in Jesus Christ believe.

From Singing the Faith 676

Words from Scripture

“He will feed his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his arms, and carry them in his bosom, and gently lead the mother sheep.”

Isaiah 40:11


The God who sings, Singing the Faith 714

As we begin

To consider alone

  • Think back to this group’s last meeting. Since then, how has the Lord nourished and fed you?

To consider together

  • How have we, as individuals and as a group, received “daily growth” since we last met?

As we continue

To consider alone

  • Where are you noticing words or themes in this meeting that are nourishing and leading towards growth?
  • Where are you noticing words or themes that seem to lead away from nourishment or growth?

To consider together

  • How do we focus attention in this meeting towards what helps us “daily growth receive / more in Jesus Christ believe”?
  • How are we following Jesus’ example in supporting the growth and belief of others?

As we finish

To consider alone

  • In this meeting, where have you experienced nourishment or growth? Take a moment to give thanks.

To consider together

  • During this meeting, where has the group experienced nourishment, growth and a deepening in belief? Take a moment to give thanks together.