Posts from April 2018

Sermon Discussion Questions

1. When you set out to reach a goal, does it help to look forward to specific joys associated with the goal? 2. What part of heaven’s wedding feast are you looking forward to the most? 3. Can earthly weddings provide a foretaste of the wedding feast; have you been to a memorable example of this type of…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks for these questions, Matthew! What does our culture think about missions and evangelism? Is it arrogant, unloving, and brash to say that Jesus is the only way to salvation and those who don’t believe are condemned to hell? Why or why not? Brad emphasized that the great commission doesn’t command us to get conversions…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thank you for the questions, Nathan! 1. What’s the key difference between the groaning of wounded men that Brad described to start the sermon and the groaning of creation in vs 22? 1A. Did anyone take time to be silent and listen for creation’s groans? Was that weird? 2. Let’s use our imaginations! Describe what…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks for this week’s questions, Jesse! 1. It is uncommon to think we need zero help with our sins, but very common to think we can do just enough for God to tip the scales for us (mercy). 1A. What helps in avoiding this impulse?  How can we explain this aspect of our faith to…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks for this week’s questions, Jesse! 1. Does our contemporary world believe that we have darkness inside of us? 1A. How should we respond when we are challenged on this point? 2. How can we reconcile our sinful nature with the concept of God dwelling in us? 2A. How can we demonstrate to others that…