Read 1st Peter 4:12-19

  1. What do you think about when you hear the word suffering?
  2. Have you suffered or are you suffering now? Are you willing to share about your suffering?
  3. How do you think our suffering compares to the "fiery ordeal" Peter speaks about in verse 12?
  4. Do you expect suffering? How do you respond when something painful enter your life?
  5. How does verse 14 inform how we should understand suffering?
  6. Pray for each other in the group that are currently suffering as well as remembering those around the world that are siffering for their faith in Christ.