Narrow Road VS Narrow Mind

The Narrow Path VS the Narrow Mind- Life Group Questions

Maybe you have been called narrow minded before. Sometimes we are narrow minded and sometimes it’s an accusation made by someone who is narrow minded about their own perspective. This week we contrasted walking the narrow path VS being narrow minded. We talked about the need to be open to seeing possibilities outside of our current perspective. We talked about the need for confidence, the decision to move forward, along with humility, the understanding that you could be wrong about the choices you make.

  1. Jesus is very show and tell. Is there a favorite Jesus story that inspires you on this topic? Share that story and why it’s important to you.

  2. Sometimes being called narrow minded is good because you have taken a stand. Sometimes it’s not good. Have you ever been called narrow minded and what was your experience?

  3. The main distinction between the narrow mind and the narrow road is about the path we walk. The narrow path is the action we take more than the internal belief structure. What is a way you have chosen to live that is unique or has seemed strange to those around you?

  4. We talked about the narrow path being one of love. Joel quoted Martin Luther King Jr, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” We know laws can’t change the heart. Often change doesn’t happen because we have to love to change a heart issue. Can you think of something or someone you would have more influence over if you had more love?