Posts from September 2017

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks to Matt Hunter for this week’s questions! 1.     Pastor Brad pointed to three metaphors for the tongue in James 3. What are they? 2.     Why is the tongue “magical”? 3.     Is it a good thing or a bad thing that our tongues have so much power? In other words, did God create the tongue to be so…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thank you for this week’s questions, Jesse! 1.  Is James or Paul a “Black and White” writer? 2.  Which Reformation figure called James a “straw epistle?” Why? 3.  What were the Reformation’s figures concerns about James? 4.  What infuriated the apostle Paul above anything else? 5.  Have you come accross legalistic teaching before?  What about…

Sermon Discussion Questions

1. What is the contrast being outlined through much of this passage? 2. Why is organized religion often taboo in our society? 3. What was Brad’s response to the idea that favoritism is “just how life works”? 4. Here is a list of questions directly from the sermon: – What are we entitled to? –…

Sermon Discussion Questions

1. What is unique about James (the person)? What is unique about James (the book)? 2. What two questions should we ask ourselves when deciding if our anger is justified? Can you think of any others that would be helpful? 3. What were some of the items on the “Am I listening” checklist that Brad…