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Sun, Jan 07, 2018    Series: Million Dollar Question    Teacher: Dr. Clay Smith


Life Group Discussion Guide

Every Life Group is Different.  Please use these questions to help engage your group with the passage.  Feel free to modify them as needed.


Starter:  What would you do with a million dollars?


Passage:  Read Matthew 25:14-30


  • The Master represents God:
  • Would you say God is gracious or ungracious in this parable?  Why or why not?
  • The Master gives the three servants opportunities.  What opportunities has God given you?
  • The First Servant is someone savvy with money.
  • Do you know someone savvy with money?  What makes them money smart?
  • How do you think this servant felt when the master said, “Well done?”
  • The Second Servant is someone who is given resources, but not as much as the first servant.
  • In your opinion, how did the second servant keep from being envious of the first servant?
  • How do you think the second servant felt when the master praised him equally with the first servant?
  • Would you rather God give you equal ability or give you equal praise for a job well done?
  • The Third Servant is someone who is passive with their money.
  • In your opinion, why is the third servant so passive?
  • In your opinion, what caused the third servant to have such a negative view of the master?
  • The end of the story makes us uncomfortable.
  • How would you end the story?
  • Why does the way Jesus end the story make you uncomfortable?
  • What was Jesus’ purpose in ending the story this way?
  • What is one intentional step you need to take after studying this passage?

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