The Power of Stillness, with Pastor Patricia Messer

The Power of Stillness, with Pastor Patricia Messer

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Every week, it’s our goal to provide you with some questions to process the message deeper, either personally, or with a small group. Here are some questions for you to consider from this week’s message, “The Power of Stillness”, with Pastor Patricia Messer.


Discuss these questions with someone—maybe a family member, friend, or member of your Connect Group. Use a communication method that works best for your situation. 

Start talking.

Find a conversation starter for your group.  

  • Pick a favorite decade and tell us why its your favorite.

Start thinking.

Ask a question to get your group thinking. 

  • Do you think God is always talking to you? Why do you think that way?
  • What is the biggest thing in your life that might be keeping you from hearing God’s voice?

Start sharing.

Choose a question to create openness. 

  • What part of “stillness” bugs you the most? What about it makes you fidget and feel the need to fill time and space with noise and projects?
  • What would be your dream “stillness” setting? Couch, chair, blankets, hammock? Candles, sunshine, mountains, rivers? Let your imagination wander to your best stillness spot. 
    • Is this a space you can create in your life?
    • Is this a space you can go to mentally to create stillness within your mind?

Start praying.

Be bold and pray with power. 

***Get out a timer of some sort and set it for 60 seconds.

Pray: “Jesus, I am here to listen. Please speak to me.”

***Start timer, sit in the stillness and keep a prayerful attitude for 1 minute.

***Thank God for whatever He shared with you durning your one minute of stillness.

Start doing.

Commit to a step and live it out this week. 

  •  Practice the preceding prayer time each day this week and see if you start hearing from God more clearly.


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