Simplify – Week 5: Simple Friendships

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Week 5 – Small Group Discussion Questions


  1. Do you have any relationships in your life that are “complicated”? If so, how could they be simplified without hurting others?


  1. Have you ever experienced a scenario where “stupid rubbed off” on you? Would you be willing to share?


  1. Read Proverbs 13:20. Do you believe it is possible to have foolish friends and be wise?  Why or why not?


  1. Do you believe it’s wrong to “judge” our friends? If so, how then can we evaluate our friendships?


  1. Read 1 Corinthians 15:11. How can we reconcile this verse with our responsibility to share the Gospel?


  1. How can we walk away from people who display Solomon’s 7 “red flags” without being guilty of haughty eyes (looking down on others)?


  1. Do you have friends that seem to pull you away from God? Could some of your friends say the same thing about you?


  1. Can you think of someone in your life you want to be more like? If so, who?  How much time do you spend with them?