Life Explained – Part 6: An Unsinkable Soul. Small Group Curriculum

Sunday: February 19, 2023
Series: Life Explained
Sermon: An Unsinkable Soul
Scripture: James 1:2-3, Habakkuk 3:17-19 and various other scriptures.


Listen to a Worship song (If you need suggestions, you can use one from the YouTube Playlist for this week) or express something that you are thankful to God for.


Check In – How is everyone doing (good things, teaching applied, lessons learned, prayers answered.)


  • How good of a swimmer are you?  How good are you at floating?
  • How does joy make us buoyant on the spiritual journey?
  • Read Proverbs 15:13, 15, 30.
  • What do we discover about a joyful heart in these verses?
  • Have each person read one of these verses. Colossians 1:12, Philippians 4:4, Psalm 118:24, Nehemiah 8:10, Romans 15:13, John 15:11, 1 Peter 1:8, Psalm 51:12.
  • What do we learn about the “joy of the Lord” from these verses?
  • How can we choose joy in our daily lives?  What does real joy look like?
  • Read James 1:2-3 and Habakkuk 3:17-19
  • These verses tell us that we can have joy during negative circumstances.  How can we remain joyful despite what is happening around us?
  • What do you need to practically apply from this lesson?


How can a lack of joy effect our message to others?  How is real joy a draw to other people?


Pray that God will help you apply this lesson.  Pray for any other requests you have.

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