1.Â Take a moment to look at the contrast of unprofitable things in verse 9.Â Why are these things unprofitable and do we make a point of avoiding them?
2.Â What is the faithful saying of verse 8 and why must it be constantly affirmed?
3.Â What makes our works good and profitable?
4.Â Verse 8 is a call to the exhorting of believers unto good works.Â Can you identify some times when we must switch from being the exhorted to being the exhorter?
5.Â Are people around you profiting from your good works?
6.Â Application:Â What good works are you maintaining for the Lord’s sake?Â If you can’t honestly say you have a ministry, what will you do for the Lord and when will you begin doing it?