Changing your mind
The purpose of this message is to show the importance of dealing with our minds, to truly transform our minds, and not simply our actions.
- Acts 26:17-22
Any fun and welcoming Icebreaker that gets the members moving, on their feet, where all the members can participate in. If there are new members be careful not to create a space where they feel exposed or uncomfortable.
Read the whole passage of scripture as an introduction
The following could be relevant questions to ask:
- What do you understand when you hear the word repentance?What does true repentance look like?
- Is repentance only an action that needs to take place or should our perspective also be changed?
You can explain the biblical definition of repentance as not to just mean that we are turning from sin but changing our minds because before repentance we did not fully believe that Jesus is the son of God and the Messiah, now we believe so in our hearts and mind. Peter confirms this when
Here we will have to go to some scripture again. (Choose members in your group to read scriptures, try not to put new people on the spot)
- Acts 3:19 (Turning to God)
- Acts 26:20 (Visibly repentance)
- Acts 26:20 states clearly that repentance should be visible in their deeds.