Transformed by Truth

Mar 19, 2023    Erik Miller

Main Point: We grow in faith as we trust in God and are transformed by His truth.


1. What impacted you from the message this weekend? What challenged you or encouraged you? How did the message impact your understanding of spiritual growth?

2. What do you remember from last week? What does it mean, “What we behold we become”?

3. How are love and trust related? Can you have one without the other? How is believing that God loves you related to your ability to trust God’s transforming work in your life?

4. Read Colossians 3:1-11. What words and ideas stick out to you in these verses? How do these verses relate to spiritual growth and transformation?

5. Read Colossians 3:1-4. What does Paul mean that Christians have been “raised with Christ”? What does he mean that Christians have “died”? How does being saved change the heart and mind’s orientation?

6. How does a Christian progressively change the orientation of the heart and the mind from earthly things to things above?

7. Read Colossians 3:5-11. What practices does Paul list as being part of the earthly nature? What reason does he give for putting these things to death?

8. What differences are there between the new self and the old self? What is the defining quality of the new self?

9. Read 2 Timothy 3:16-17. What role does Scripture play in spiritual transformation? How important is meditating on Scripture to spiritual transformation?

10. Read Psalm 1:1-3. How does the Psalmist describe the person who meditates on God’s word. What impact does it have on that person? How do you meditate on the Scripture?

11. What is one thing you can do this week to put into practice what you learned in this message?