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Thanks for this week’s questions, Jesse! 1. What are two common approaches to dealing with a post-christian society? 2. How do we tell the difference between prescriptive and descriptive narratives in the Bible? 3. Summarize the three yeses and one no that Daniel and company made.  Can we find modern paralells to each item? 4.…

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Thanks for these questions, Nathan! 1. John was in exile on Patmos when he received this revelation. In times of suffering, have you ever felt God speaking to you directly? 2. Which aspect of this passage was most difficult for you to envision? Why? 3. What is the significance of our future being in a…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Thanks for this week’s questions, Jesse! 1. Has justice been satisfied when one individual takes takes punishment deserved by another? 1A. How can we follow Christ’s example in this regard? 2. What is unique about Christ that legitimizes His assumption of our debt? 2A. What are Old Testament examples of this principle? 2B. Can this…

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Thanks for this week’s questions, Nathan! 1. Think of some failures you’ve endured in your life. How do you typically respond to such situations? 2. When Paul says that we are “just as bad” and do the “very same things” as the people described in Romans 1, what is your immediate reaction? 3. A common…

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Thanks for these questions, Andrea & Matt! 1) Brad said the universe is full of “billboards” that advertise the existence of God. What is one thing in creation that stands out to you as calling attention to the existence of God? 2) In contrast to his peers what did Paul say was the root cause…