1. Remembrance is a powerful tool for the life of the Christian. How have you seen Christ demonstrate His power over death? How might remembering this event encourage you as you or your loved ones face death?
2. How does scripture speak of both our temporal and eternal lives? What are one or two passages that you can commit to memory to help you maintain a perspective that is focused on eternity?
3. Ministering to those who are dying or suffering from the loss of a loved one requires sensitivity and compassion. What are some ways in which you can minister to those facing these situations? How does Luke 7:1-17 inform your ministry?