1.    Has the concept of church been more beauty, blessing, or baggage for you?

2.    Read Is. 64:7.  Describe one way during Lent that you are going to lay hold of God.

3.    St. Augustine said, “[Do] not begin to pray for all you want until you realize that in God you have all that you need. Discuss this quote.

4.    Why do you think God commands us to worship and praise him and why is that not offensive?

5.    Read John 17:3.  How does Jesus lay hold of God?

6.    Read James 4:2 and John 14:14.  Discuss how these verses impact your prayer life.