Unsung Heroes: Sermon Questions
Heroes You Don't Hear Much About!
Week 4 / Barnabas
•What’s your all time favorite TV series to watch?
•What are people discouraged about these days?
•How would you define “Encouragement?”
•What are some characteristics of an encouraging person?
•Read Acts 4:32-37, 9:26-28 & 11:22-26.
•What stands out the most to you about Barnabas?
•Regarding Acts 4:32-37, what hold us back from helping others?
•Regarding Saul (Acts 9:26-28), what doubts would you have had about him?
•Have you ever seen God transform someone like Saul in your life?
•Regarding Acts 11:22-24, why do you think it was important for Barnabas to show up at Antioch?
•Thinking about Acts 11:25-26, why do you think Barnabas when & found Paul?
TAKEAWAY: BE A BARNABAS!
TALK ABOUT IT
1: BE A PROVIDER
•Can you recall a recent need someone met for you?
•What are ways we can “provide” encouragement for people around us?
•Read Proverbs 3:28 & Proverbs 16:24.
2: BE A PROMOTER
•Is there someone in your life that spoke up for you when there was very little you could do on your own? Talk about the impact…
•Is there someone that comes to mind that you need to advocate for?
•What would taking a risk for someone else look like?
•Read Proverbs 31:8 & Romans 15:7.
3: BE PRESENT
•When was the last time you felt alone?
•Why do you think someone’s presence gives us additional strength?
•What would it look like to stand in someone’s corner this week?
•Read Hebrews 10:24-25.
4: BE A PARTNER
•Is there a skill you have that can help someone else accomplish something?
•Who do you need to come alongside this week and encourage?
•Read 1 Thessalonians 5:11.
REMEMBER THE FINE PRINT!
Proverbs 11:25 NLT The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.