Prompts for ‘At Simon Peter's house’

Select two or three of these prompts from “At Simon Peter’s House” to consider together, in a group.

  • Listen to what Jesus is saying to you in this story about the way he cares for people.
  • What's the best bit of this story?

Prompts to help players pray

  • Simon Peter invited Jesus and his friends to his home for a meal. How would you welcome Jesus?
  • Imagine Jesus takes hold of your hand when you feel unwell. How does that feel?
  • When she was better, the woman said thanks to Jesus by cooking him a meal. How can you thank Jesus?
  • Simon Peter's mother-in-law was very sick. Tell God about anyone you know who is ill.

Prompts to help players ponder the great things of God

  • Why could Jesus heal the sick woman?
  • Jesus went to an ordinary home with an ordinary family. What does that say about Jesus?
  • How far is anything impossible for Jesus?

Prompts to help players explore the Bible story

  • What do you think Simon Peter felt while Jesus was in his home?
  • What do you think James and John felt while they were in Simon Peter's home?
  • What do you think the mother-in-law felt while she was cooking a meal for Jesus?

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