What are some examples of people who are being taken away to death? What are some examples of people who are stumbling to the slaughter? How can we, as Christians, being working to rescue them, and hold them back?
Proverbs 24:11 calls the people of God to stand up for victims of injustice and violence. How would you assess your own obedience to this command? How can you be growing to obey it better?
What are some reasons that God’s people might be slow or reluctant to stand up for victims of abortion and injustice?
How are you tempted to fear man (what will happen if you say or do something unpopular, etc.) more than you fear God (what will happen if you disobey God’s Word)?
Why should we, as Christians, fear God (what will happen if we disobey His Word) more than we fear man (what will happen if we say or do something that is unpopular)?
Isaiah 58 says that the “fasting” (religious obedience) that God desires is to fight against wickedness and oppression, and to be generous with those in need. How does this apply to our lives today, as Christians? What kinds of behaviors does it warn against? What kinds of behaviors does it call us to?