Mine 2: Doubt

Making your faith your own.


Big Idea

Dealing with doubt is part of growing your faith.

Message notes:

I N T R O D U C T I O N

“Am I the only one who doesn’t get it?”

T E N S I O N

We’re all hesitant to speak up about our doubts.

Many of us are afraid that if we talk about our doubts, we might lose our faith.

TRUTH

Jesus met him in the middle of his uncertainty, doubt, and questioning.

Dealing with doubt is part of growing your faith.

A P P L I C AT I O N

Jesus encouraged us to use our minds to know God better.

L A N D I N G

The goal for you, is that you have a growing, healthy, strong, and honest relationship with God.


Group Questions:

Q1: Do you feel like doubt is something everyone struggles with? Why or why not?

Q2: Being quiet about our doubts actually hurts our faith. How can being honest about our doubts help our faith grow?

Q3: Jesus wasn’t angry when the man talked about his doubts. How can we as a group make sure this is a safe place to talk about our doubts?

Q4: Is there a certain area or topic in your life where you need Jesus to help you with your unbelief?

Q5: What are some steps you can take to deal with your doubt? (e.g. talking with a trusted friend, talking with a small group leader, searching for answers, praying about it)

Try this: If you find yourself in a “I’m the only one who doesn’t get it” moment this week, try asking the question even if it’s uncomfortable.


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