Scripture Reading: John 6:1-15
Key Thought: Following Jesus for the right reasons
What are some of the ways we may be tempted to follow Jesus for the wrong reasons today?
i) How do these correspond to the text of John 6:1-15?
What was the motivation of the people to follow Jesus in John 6:1-15? (See also Matt 14:14, Mark 6:34).
i) What motivates you today to follow Jesus?
In your own words describe what “recognizing the limitations of my own self-sufficiency” looks like in your personal walk with Jesus today.
i) How is this evidenced in your life?
In following Jesus for the right reasons, we must “learn to do nothing” (John 6:10). What does this mean to us today and how do we reconcile this with Matthew 6:33?
What does it mean to be content in following Jesus today?
i) Look at Phil. 4:11-12, why are we today often not content?
ii) What are some practical steps to practice contentment in your walk with Jesus today?