All About EntitleMEnt – Part III: Doing Things The Hard Way

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Sermon Notes

Part 3 of 4 in the “All About EntitleMEnt” Series.

Small Group Discussion Questions


  1. How easy is it for you to feel responsible for the attitude of entitlement in others? Why?


  1. Can you describe a time when you did what was right, even when it was hard?


  1. Read James 4:17. Do you think James is saying the easy way is the way of sin? Why or why not?


  1. What kind of baggage do you think you’re carrying that may make it easy on others to choose an attitude of entitlement?


  1. Do you believe there is such a thing as too much of a good thing? Why or why not?


  1. Jesus continually gave us an example of doing things the hard way because every time it was the right thing to do. What do you think we can do to strengthen our relationship with him and do the right thing when it’s hard for us?


  1. Sometimes when we do what’s right, it means we face accusations of not doing what is right. What do you think are some necessary things in our lives to help us to endure these accusations?


  1. Read Proverbs 21:5. God would rather you do what is right than to sin and ask for forgiveness later. Do you think this verse a comfort to those who find themselves in a sinful lifestyle?  Why or why not?