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Oct 07, 2018

Gripe or Gratitude

Gripe or Gratitude

Passage: Matthew 20:1-16

Teacher: Matt Krick

Series: 3 Years with Jesus: Stories Jesus Told

Category: Discipleship

Detail:

Discussion Questions:
 
What resonated most with you about this passage and teaching?
 
If the landowner gave the full day workers a fair wage for their work, why were they upset about the others getting the same wage? What does this say about them? Can you relate?
 
Why do your think the landowner paid the short day workers first and the full day workers last? What is the significance of the landowner addressing them as "friends"?
 
Philippians 4:11-12. Paul says he has learned the "secret of being content". What is that "secret"? What about this is good news?
 
"Assumptions are planned resentments." Do you agree or disagree? What is your experience with this? Name some good assumptions to have, that foster contentment rather than resentment.
 
Gripe or Gratitude. How does gratefulness change us/ change the world? What are you grateful for?
 
In what ways do you hope to integrate elements of this text into your life this week?