- General Questions
- Relationship Questions
- Devotional Life and Practice
- The Church
- Religion and Illness; Dying and Death
If you had the opportunity to have a personal relationship with your Creator, would you want one?
What would you say is a person’s greatest spiritual need?
Do you ever give much thought to God and spiritual things?
Has there ever been a time in your life when you seriously considered your need for eternal life?
In your opinion, what would you say a person must do to inherit eternal life and go to heaven?
Did you know that if you are born once, you will die twice, but if you are born twice, you will die only once (John 3:3 and Revelation 20:6, 14)?
If I could show you in the Bible how you can be 100% certain that you will go to heaven when you die, would you be interested in hearing about it?
May I take a moment to share with you what I know to be true about knowing God in a personal way?
Tell me about your most memorable spiritual experience.
Tell me about your church background. Did you go to church as a child?
How do you feel about your upbringing and your awareness of spiritual things?
How would you describe your life with God now?
How do you think a person begins a personal relationship with God?
When did you feel closest to God? What factors or influences brought you nearer to God? Would you like to sense a closeness to God that you have never known before?
On a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being closest to God), where do you see yourself in relationship to Him? Where do you want to be? How do you see yourself moving closer to God? How can I encourage you to get to where you would like to be?
What gives the most meaning to your life?
What or who is your source of strength in your day-to-day living?
When you have problems or crises, how do you manage to get through them?
Is religion or God important to you? In what ways? If not, is there any particular reason why they aren’t?
Could we look at a few verses of scripture to see what God says about this matter? Would you be kind enough to tell me what you think this verse means?
Does God (or a higher power) seem personal to you?
Do you feel close to God?
What is your picture of God?
What has God done for you?
How is God working in your life right now?
Do you feel you are living up to what you feel God expects of you?
Are you comfortable with God’s guidelines and laws for living?
Do you feel there are any barriers between you and God?
Have you ever felt anything against God?
Have you ever done anything for which you feel God could not forgive you?
Do you understand the way to forgiveness and what it means?
Do you feel God has a plan for your life?
Do you read the Bible?
Do you understand what you read?
Does Bible reading help in living? How?
Is prayer a meaningful part of your devotional life?
Do you feel you are growing spiritually?
Are you involved in a church? Do you attend the worship services of your church?
Has being ill made any difference in your thinking or feeling about God or heaven?
When you are ill, do you have feelings that God is punishing you or that it is His will for you to be sick?
Do you trust God with your future?
These questions are great when you’re moving the conversation from the natural realm to the spiritual realm and trying to diagnose where the person is spiritually. Let’s be “soul-conscious” this month; having our spiritual antennas up, and looking for every opportunity to share the Gospel whoever the LORD leads across our path.