Quit The Rat Race

11 July 2021
Yam Chien Meng

Title: Quit the Rat Race
Text: Ecclesiastes 4:4-12

Is there a better way to live than running in the rat race? How can we get there? 

General Questions:

  1. How do you define success?
  2. In your own words, describe what the rat race is to you. Do you think it is possible to avoid the rat race? Why?

  3. How do envy and greed cause us to be caught in the rat race? How will contentment help us to be freed from the race?


Perspective Questions:

  1. If contentment is key, why is it so difficult to practise?  

  2. The preacher shares a few signs how remaining in the rat race may have badly impacted our relationship with God and people. Can you think of other signs? 


Application Questions:

  1. Atomic habits are powerful. What are 1-2 small habits you will start cultivating in order to build contentment in your life?  Who will you share your plans with?

  2. The company we keep influences our perspective. Who would you like to interact more with so that you can build one another up?