Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks for these questions, Nathan! 1. What does it mean to be a human being? What is the secular view of humanity? 2. Subduing the earth sounds like a bad thing. Why is this actually a super cool commission and how do you do this in your own life? 3. What would the original readers…

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1. How can we recapture a simple, childlike love for scripture? 2. Have you ever considered the creation story in Genesis to be a song? Could this possibly help provide at least one solution question 1? 3. What were the 3 interesting features Brad noticed in the passage? 4. Brad called for charitable disagreement between…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks for this week’s questions, Nathan! 1. Science vs the Bible. Is this an argument worth having? 2. Does scripture answer both How and Why questions in regards to creation?  3. How is the Trinity present in the first 4 verses of Genesis? 4. What were the 2 implications mentioned of believing in a Triune God? How does this…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thanks for this week’s questions, Nathan! 1. Brad talked about the social pyramid of Israel during the time of Ruth. How does that compare to the social pyramid of 2017 America? 2. What role should the church take in combating sexual violence? 3. How much is an ephah estimated to be worth? Why does God…

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Thanks to Jesse for this week’s questions! 1A.   This California university was mentioned in the opening sermon illustration. 1B.   Is healing (or lack of healing) a byproduct of faith (or doubt)? Have you had a experience similar to the youth group from the opening illustration? 2A.   This demonination-type accounts for 25% of the world’s Christians.…

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1. Why is “drifting” so dangerous? What does it have to do with the Reformation and what are its implications for us today? 2. Brian stated that the passage highlights two different types of people. What was the surprising, main feature of the second type of person? 3. How might this inform and/or challenge our…

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Thanks to Kade for this week’s questions! What did Brad say the hardest thing to wait for is? What did Brad say the connection between this week’s and last week’s passage is? How did Brad characterize Isaiah’s commission from God? What connections do you see between Isaiah 6 and Jesus temptation in the desert? or…

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Thank you to Matthew H. for this week’s questions! Brad talked about how we tend to be blind to our own materialism/greed but can easily spot it in others. Is there anything we can do to help remove these blinders? When it comes to money, what were the two classes of people Brad mentioned? Are…

Sermon Discussion Questions

Thank you for this week’s questions, Nathan! 1. If God isn’t against planning, what is James saying he is against? 2. How do we serve as prediction makers for our friends and family? 3. What is it that you wanted 5 years ago? 10 years ago? Did you get what you wanted? 4. What did…

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Thanks, Matt, for this week’s questions! What are some of our culture’s versions of wisdom? (Who does our culture consider to be wise?) What does the Bible say wisdom is? How can we distinguish true vs counterfeit wisdom? Describe a person (from personal life experiences or from the Bible) who exemplifies Biblical wisdom. What are…