Questions for Reflection

Questions for Reflection
Share with a friend, in a group or by oneself

May 22, 2022                                                    

  1. How does our faith community talk about Jesus as “Presence”?
    1. How have you understood Jesus’s role as “Presence”?
  2. Read John 21:1-14
    1. What is one thought or idea from this scripture especially intrigued, provoked, disturbed, challenged, encouraged, warmed, warned, helped, or surprised you?
  3. Our text tells us that Jesus appears on the shore while they are fishing, and it also says that the disciples knew it was the resurrected Jesus and didn’t need to actually ask. Where has Jesus shown himself to you through presence in your life like this?
  4. John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, believed that we could follow all of Jesus’ teachings if we remembered these three simple rules which are his rules for compassionately acting in the world:
    1. Do No Harm
    2. Do all the good you can
    3. Stay in love with God
    4. How have you practiced living by these rules in the last week?