Huddle // Family: The Dark Side Part 4

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What are some expectations that you had going into relationships? (Marriage or just close relationships)
Is there a way in your life that a relationship or your marriage has disappointed you?

Read Colossians 1:13-14
We have to experience redemption in our own lives before we can experience redemption in our relationships.  
Is there any relationship in your life currently, that feels impossible to restore or redeem? If so, why?

Ben talked about 2 extremes when we idolize marriage.

Marriage is a complete disappointment
We make it sound like if you’re not married — then you’re lesser than

Married or single, what’s your experience been with either one of these extremes? Have you seen them lived out?

For those who are closest to you, how can you help them flourish?
Are the people closest to you flourishing or diminishing?
What are some messages that culture tells us about relationships, that in reality actually diminish(detract, make light, reduce) relationships?
Who are the people in your life that have caused you to flourish, and what is it that they do to make that happen?
Is there any way that I’ve elevated a relationship to an unhealthy place; instead of it displaying God but it replaces God; have I put an expectation on a person that they were never meant to carry?


At what moment did you feel closest to Christ this week?

Catch me up on scriptures you’re reading.

How did the Lord use you to show His love this week: In your family, team, group, or workplace?