• When was a time in your life that God got your attention? Did you perceive it at the time as a good thing or bad thing?
  • What is the relationship between love and discipline?
  • Can parents do something in the best interest of a child that can be perceived as unloving from the vantage point of the child?
  • What are some things that parents do from a long-term perspective in the child’s best interests?
  • Why do you think that God ranks pride number one on His list of deadly sins in Proverbs 6:16–19?
  • Why is it hard to feel our need and dependence on God?
  • What are things that we can do to feel our need of God more?