1.Why is this question (v. 17) such an important issue for us? What is at the root of it? What are we forgetting when we make such claims?
2.What are the marks of the 'self made' person, from this passage? How does this thinking arise? What does it lead to? What is that person blind to?
3.Any examples you wish to share from your own life where you struggle taking credit for what is not yours?
4.What is at stake (18-20) for those who push that system of thought?
5. What does the text say is key to acknowledging God as our source?
6.How can we more openly live acknowledging dependence on God?
7.John 3:21. Read it. Celebrate God as your source.