Discuss your feelings of pressure to perform, to be good in the eyes of others, to receive their approvals. Are you aware of yourself, your deeper inner motives?
According to the message, how did Jesus “give, pray, fast and live”? How was Jesus different, both in terms of quality and orientation?
How can you emulate Christ, and gain from his examples?
What did you find most helpful from the sermon text and/or the sermon on the text?