Sermon Notes & Life Group Questions

Program 11-17-19
Notes & Life Group Questions 11-17-19 (PDF)
Notes & Life Group Questions 11-17-19 (WORD)

Message Notes
The Fear of Scarcity

Daniel 3:14-28

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but one of power, love, and sound judgment. 2 Timothy 1:7

“Scarcity” The fear of not ______________ enough.

The fear of not ______________ enough.

Other fears which grow from Scarcity:

The fears of failure and rejection

A pathway to the ‘Fear of God’ Daniel 3

1- Confidence and consistency
Isaiah 43:1-3

“The key to confidence in the bad times is consistency in the good times.” L. Lusko

2- Embracing the furnace
Daniel 3:25 & 1 Peter 1:6-7

Results of the furnace

3- Convinced He will deliver
Daniel 3:17

He WILL deliver His children

4- No residual
Daniel 3:27

5- Staying in the fire

Life Grp Q’s
The Fear of Scarcity

Daniel 3:14-28


•What was your closest brush with death or a disaster?


•In the message this week, was there anything that particularly caught your attention, challenged or confused you?

•What was one significant moment in your Life Group this past session where you saw someone be authentic, vulnerable, or grow?

Going Deeper

•What is the most intense trial by fire (‘furnace’) you ever experienced?

•How has God been with you in your time of your personal suffering?

•How do you think you would do if it became apparent that God was not going to rescue you from the fire, but rather, through the fire?

•How would you help someone in the furnace remain faithful?

•Do you have any residual ‘smell of smoke’ on you from your furnace?

-How do you think it affects the people around you?


•What is the Holy Spirit prompting you to do in light of this study?

-What support can we as a group give you in moving forward?