Question of the Week

Based on each Sunday’s Scripture readings, your “Question of the Week” offers opportunities for deeper reflection and faith-sharing. Make the “Question of the Week” your starting point in for small group faith-sharing, family prayer time, and daily reflection.

Basado en las lecturas de la Escritura de cada domingo, su “Pregunta de la Semana” ofrece oportunidades de reflexión más profunda y compartimiento de la fe. Haga la “Pregunta de la Semana” su punto de partida en para el compartimiento de la fe del grupo pequeño, tiempo del rezo de la familia y reflexión diaria.


The Spirit of Truth

06-16-2019Question of the Week

Reading I Proverbs 8:22-31 - The discourse of wisdom
Reading II Romans 5:1-5 - Faith, hope, and love
Gospel John 16:12-15 - Coming of the paraclete
Key Passage Jesus said, “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth; for he will not speak on his own, but will speak whatever he hears, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.” (John 16:12.13a)

Adults: In what difficult situation has the Holy Spirit helped you see more clearly?

Kids: What kind of decision can the Holy Spirit help you with?

El Espíritu de la Verdad

Lectura I Proverbios 8: 22-31 - El discurso de la sabiduría
Lectura II Romanos 5: 1-5 - Fe, esperanza y amor
Evangelio Juan 16: 12-15 - Venida del paráclito
Pasaje Clave Jesús dijo: “Aún tengo muchas cosas que decirles, pero todavía no las pueden comprender. Pero cuando venga el Espíritu de verdad, el los irá guiando hasta la verdad plena, porque no hablará por su cuenta, sino que dirá lo que haya oído y les anunciará las cosas que van a suceder.” (Juan 16: 12.13a)

Adultos: ¿En qué situación difícil el Espíritu Santo te ha ayudó a ver más claramente?

Niños: ¿Con qué tipo de decisión te puede ayudar el Espíritu Santo?

Gift of Service

06-09-2019Question of the Week

Reading I Acts 2:1-11 - Descent of the Holy Spirit
Reading II 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13 - Many gifts, one Spirit, and the analogy of the body
Gospel John 20:19-23 - Appearance to the disciples
Key Passage Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord. (1 Corinthians 12:4-5)

Adults: What gift of service have you received from the Holy Spirit and how well are you using it right now?

Kids: What gift do you hope to receive from the Holy Spirit? How could you use it to serve others?

El Don del Servicio

Lectura I Hechos 2: 1-11 - Descenso del Espíritu Santo
Lectura II 1 Corintios 12: 3b-7, 12-13 - Muchos dones, un Espíritu y la analogía del cuerpo
Evangelio Juan 20: 19-23 - Aparición a los discípulos
Pasaje Clave Hay diferentes dones, pero el Espíritu es el mismo. Hay diferentes servicios, pero el Señor es el mismo. (1 Corintios 12:4-5)

Adultos: ¿Qué don de servicio has recibido del Espíritu Santo y qué tan bien lo estás usando ahora?

Niños: ¿Qué regalo esperas recibir del Espíritu Santo? ¿Cómo podrías usarlo para servir a los demás?

The Gift of Wisdom

06-02-2019Question of the Week

Reading I Acts 1:1-11 - The Ascension of Jesus Reading II Ephesians 1:17-23 - A Spirit of wisdom Gospel Luke 24:46-53 - The Ascension Key Passage That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation resulting in knowledge of him. (Ephesians 1:17)

Adults: Who in your family has the gift of wisdom? How does he or she use this gift?

Kids: Who is the wisest person you know? What has he or she taught you?

El Don de la Sabiduria

Lectura I Hechos 1: 1-11 - La Ascensión de Jesús Lectura II Efesios 1: 17-23 - Un espíritu de sabiduría Evangelio Lucas 24: 46-53 - La Ascensión
Pasaje Clave Le pido al Dios de nuestro Señor Jesucristo, el Padre de la gloria, que les conceda espíritu de sabiduría y de reflexión para conocerlo. (Efesios 1:17)

Adultos: ¿Quién en tu familia tiene el don de la sabiduría? ¿Cómo usa él o ella este don?

Niños: ¿Quién es la persona más sabia que conoces? ¿Qué te ha enseñado él o ella?

Keeping Jesus' Word

05-26-2019Question of the Week

Reading I Acts 15:1-2, 22-29 - Letter of the apostles to the gentiles
Reading II Revelation 21:10-14, 22-23 - The new Jerusalem
Gospel John 14:23-29 - Last discourse; faithfulness to God's word
Key Passage Jesus answered him, “Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him.” (John 14:23)

Adults: What difference has it made in your life when you made a decision in accord with Jesus' teachings?

Kids: When will you have to make a decision this week? What will help you make a good decision?

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Love One Another

05-19-2019Question of the Week

Reading I Acts 14:21-27 - End of the first mission
Reading II Revelation 21:1-5a - New heavens and new earth
Gospel John 13:31-33a, 34-35 - A new commandment
Key Passage Jesus said, “I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.” (John 13:34)

Adults: When have you seen the power of love overcome a bad situation?

Kids: Do you believe love is stronger than hate? Why?

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Protected by Christ

05-12-2019Question of the Week

Reading I Acts 13:14, 43-52 - Paul's and Barnabas' address to the gentiles
Reading II Revelation 7:9, 14b-17 - Rejoicing of the elect of every nation
Gospel John 10:27-30 - Words at the feast of the dedication of the Temple
Key Passage Jesus said, “My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one will snatch them out of my hand.” (John 10:27.28)

Adults: Whom do you try to protect as Christ protects you?

Kids: Who helps you feel safe and protected? Whom can you take care of and help feel safe?

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Feed My Sheep

05-05-2019Question of the Week

Reading I Acts 5:27-32, 40b-41 - Disciples' second trial before the Sanhedrin
Reading II Revelation 5:11-14 - Praise to the lamb
Gospel John 21:1-19 or 21:1-14 - Appearance at the Sea of Tiberias
Key Passage When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you." Jesus said to him, "Feed my lambs.” (John 21:15)

Adults: In what ways are you answering Jesus' command to Peter to "feed my sheep”?

Kids: What do you do to take care of others as Jesus asked Peter to do?

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