Kearney eFree Church
A Thanksgiving that Lasts: Power of Being Grateful
A Thanksgiving that Lasts is a 3-week "mini" series which will focus on how Christ models Gratitude, Generosity, and Contentment.
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  • Kearney eFree Church
    4010 7th Ave, Kearney, NE 68845, USA
    Sunday 8:00 AM
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Today's sermon is being taught by Brian Klein, Pastor of Discipleship & Outreach.

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Jesus sees and knows every need. v.1-5

Jesus thank you that in my pursuits of life you see the deeper part of my need before I see it myself.

Our limits grant opportunity for God's greatness to be revealed. v.5-7

When we focus on what we lack we lose perspective of what we have.
Jesus models the power of gratefulness for what appears insignificant.

Historical Marker- on shore to Tiberias - Power of Being Grateful!
- Over 5000 fed with 5 loaves and two fish.

Highlight of Celebration Sunday 2017 - Power of Being Grateful - Over 200 children sponsored in Magangue, Colombia through Compassion International alleviating economic and spiritual poverty.
LifeGroup Questions:

1) What most encouraged or challenged you from today's message?

2) During the past twelve months, did you at any time ask the Lord to meet a significant need? If so, how did He respond? What, if any kind of testing did you experience in the midst of that need? How did you respond?

3) Read John 6:1-15. What is the big idea in the passage? How do each of the main characters respond to the apparent need? Which can you most relate to?

4) Read Romans 1:21 and John 6:22-23. What is the significance of gratitude and thanksgiving in these two passages?

5) God has a tendency to do spectacular acts with insignificant objects and ordinary people. What are some Scriptures which best illustrate this? Also, consider 2 Kings 4:1-7, 1 Samuel 17:38-50, and John 2:1-11. How does this reality spur you toward taking greater risks in your Christian journey?

6) Ask the Lord if He be might be leading members of your LifeGroup to individually sponsor children in Mangage, Columbia. Then, brainstorm ways that the group could stay updated with and strengthen the impact of these sponsorships. Where financial challenges make individual sponsorship unfeasible, perhaps members could pool their