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We did this small group after a message on loyalty.  If you want to see what we said in the talk, you can download the PDF of the talk outline here.


  •  A friend sticks closer than a brother – true?  Why or why not?
  •  Do you think loyalty is possible in our world today?
  •  What do you think most people would say they are loyal to?
  •  How important is loyalty to you?

In your family?  In your friendships?   At your job – or on your team?  To your school?

  •  Do you give loyalty – or is it earned?
  •  Do you give friendship – or is it earned?
  •  How can someone prove their loyalty?
  •  Can you be loyal to someone that isn’t loyal to you?
  •  Do you think your leaders are loyal?  What does that mean to you?

Who are you loyal to?

Ruth said to Naomi, ““Don’t force me to leave you; don’t make me go home. Where you go, I go; and where you live, I’ll live. Your people are my people, your God is my god; where you die, I’ll die, and that’s where I’ll be buried, so help me God—not even death itself is going to come between us!”

  •  Who fits this statement in your life – who are you loyal to no matter what?

If there is no one – how do you find that person?

  •  Loyalty begins in us – are we loyal?

What kind of friend are you – really?

       Are you Reliable?  Trusted?  Believed?

There are so many verses that speak to loyalty and friendship.  Here are a few:

Ruth 1:16-17 (our Scripture for today)
Proverbs 17:17
Proverbs 18:24
1 Corinthians 16:13-14
Matthew 26:35
Hebrews 10:23-24

So…what are you (we) going to do about it?


One Response

  1. The link for the talk outline is broken. is there any way to access that? I am teaching this lesson this week. I will have no problem coming up with my own outline but it wouldn’t hurt to have Jeremy’s original content.

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