When Sinners Meet Mercy
Passage: Nehemiah 9:1–9:38
When sorrow for sin meets the mercy of God, sinners are freed and thrust into God-honoring obedience.
Monday: Nehemiah 1 & 2
Tuesday: Nehemiah 3 & 4
Wednesday: Nehemiah 5 & 6
Thursday: Nehemiah 7 & 8
Friday: Nehemiah 9 & 10
Saturday: Nehemiah 11 & 12
Sunday: Nehemiah 13
- ICE BREAKER: What song do you most enjoy singing at C@M?
- Why does true repentance begin with a correct view of God?
- In confession—to God and others—why must we avoid blame shifting? Either fictional or true, can you give an example of a proper confession?
- What do you think it means to "look in"?
- Can you think of any modern examples that might embody the Jews' spirit of sackcloth and ash (V.1)?
- What should be the result of a 3-dimensional repentance that never goes beyond looking in?
- Discuss: "Repentance is an inward matter, which has its seat in the heart and the soul, but afterwards yields its fruit in a change of life."
- Being the parents of missionaries is a challenging, thankless task. As a group, pray for the parents of our missionaries and also for those unexpectant ones in our midst whose children will become missionaries in the years to come.