Apr 24, 2022
Rejoicing in Salvation – I Peter 1:6-12
Series: I Peter
Questions for Discussion & Application
  1. What was confusing, convicting, or encouraging from this study of scripture?
  2. How does this passage challenge you personally? How will you respond in obedience to what you have heard?
  3. What good does God accomplish through the trials of true believers? (See verse 7.)
  4. What trials have you experienced in your own life? How have these tested the genuineness of your faith?
  5. In verse 8 what words describe the heart of the true believer in how he/she relates to Jesus? Do these words describe your own heart and experience? If yes, how so?
  6. Does it surprise you to see in verses 10-12 that we experience a salvation that prophets looked at from afar and that angels marvel at from a distance?
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  • Apr 24, 2022Rejoicing in Salvation – I Peter 1:6-12
    Apr 24, 2022
    Rejoicing in Salvation – I Peter 1:6-12
    Series: I Peter
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What was confusing, convicting, or encouraging from this study of scripture?
    2. How does this passage challenge you personally? How will you respond in obedience to what you have heard?
    3. What good does God accomplish through the trials of true believers? (See verse 7.)
    4. What trials have you experienced in your own life? How have these tested the genuineness of your faith?
    5. In verse 8 what words describe the heart of the true believer in how he/she relates to Jesus? Do these words describe your own heart and experience? If yes, how so?
    6. Does it surprise you to see in verses 10-12 that we experience a salvation that prophets looked at from afar and that angels marvel at from a distance?
  • Apr 17, 2022Living Hope – I Peter 1:1-5
    Apr 17, 2022
    Living Hope – I Peter 1:1-5
    Series: I Peter
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What was confusing, convicting, or encouraging from this study of scripture?
    2. How does this passage challenge you personally? How will you respond in obedience to what you have heard?
    3. Have you ever considered how all three persons of the Triune God are at work together to save? How does it encourage you to see this in verses 1-3a of our passage today?
    4. Why does Jesus’ resurrection from the dead ensure that we who have been born again have a “living” hope?
    5. What is our living hope? How does this hope change the way you live now?
  • Apr 10, 2022New Heavens and a New Earth – Isaiah 65:17-25
    Apr 10, 2022
    New Heavens and a New Earth – Isaiah 65:17-25
    Series: Isaiah
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What was confusing, convicting, or encouraging from this study of scripture?
    2. How does this passage challenge you personally? How will you respond in obedience to what you have heard?
    3. What feelings are aroused in your heart by the description of the new heavens and the new earth in Isaiah 65?
    4. How does this vision of the future influence the way you live in the present?
    5. Who will be included in this blessed future? (See Isaiah 66:2.)
    6. What will be the future for those who continue in rebellion against God? (See Isaiah 66:24.)
  • Mar 27, 2022God’s Love Demonstrated in Power – Isaiah 63:7-64:4
    Mar 27, 2022
    God’s Love Demonstrated in Power – Isaiah 63:7-64:4
    Series: Isaiah
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What was confusing, convicting, or encouraging from this study of scripture?
    2. How does this passage challenge you personally? How will you respond in obedience to what you have heard?
    3. How does it help our faith to remember past examples of God’s love demonstrated in power?
    4. What are some of God’s past demonstrations of love in your own life?
    5. For what struggles, battles, or challenges do you currently need God to demonstrate His love in power in your own life?
    6. How have you found Isaiah 64:4 to be true?
  • Mar 20, 2022God Wins! – Isaiah 63:1-6
    Mar 20, 2022
    God Wins! – Isaiah 63:1-6
    Series: Isaiah
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What was confusing, convicting, or encouraging from this study of scripture?
    2. How does this passage challenge you personally? How will you respond in obedience to what you have heard?
    3. What New Testament parallels do we see to today’s passage? What insight do they give us on the meaning of our passage?
    4. Why is it important that we think about and talk about the coming judgement of God?
    5. Why is it often difficult for us to talk about God’s judgement? How can we overcome this difficulty?
  • Mar 13, 2022Good News! – Isaiah 61
    Mar 13, 2022
    Good News! – Isaiah 61
    Series: Isaiah
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What was confusing, convicting, or encouraging from this study of scripture?
    2. How does this passage challenge you personally? How will you respond in obedience to what you have heard?
    3. Why are we confident that this chapter is fulfilled by Jesus? (See Luke 4:14-21.)  How does this inform and shape our whole lens for interpreting Isaiah? 
    4. In verses 1-3 what does the anointed one provide? Which of these provisions is most encouraging to you personally?
    5. What do we learn about God’s character in verse 8? How does this encourage you?    
  • Mar 6, 2022A Glorious Future – Isaiah 60
    Mar 6, 2022
    A Glorious Future – Isaiah 60
    Series: Isaiah
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What was confusing, convicting, or encouraging from this study of scripture?
    2. How does this passage challenge you personally? How will you respond in obedience to what you have heard?
    3. Apart from the light of Christ, the world is covered in thick darkness. What does this darkness look like?
    4. In verses 3-14 we see the nations coming to the Light. How does this strengthen our resolve to share Jesus, the Light of the World, with the lost in all the earth?
    5. What descriptions of Zion in this chapter do we see repeated in the New Testament? (See Revelation 21:9-27, Hebrews 12:22, and I Peter 2:5.) How does this encourage you?
  • Feb 26, 2022Instructions for Parents & Kids – Ephesians 6:1-4
    Feb 26, 2022
    Instructions for Parents & Kids – Ephesians 6:1-4
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What was confusing, convicting, or encouraging from this study of scripture?
    2. How can I continue to honor my parents even as an adult?
    3. As a parent, am I doing things that may provoke my child? If so, how will I seek to address this?
    4. As a parent, how do I need to grow in providing loving discipline for my children?
    5. As a parent or grandparent, how can I be more intentional in providing spiritual training for my children or grandchildren?
    6. As a young person, how do I need God’s grace to better honor and obey my parents?
  • Feb 20, 2022True & False Fasting – Isaiah 58
    Feb 20, 2022
    True & False Fasting – Isaiah 58
    Series: Isaiah
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What was confusing, convicting, or encouraging from this study of scripture?
    2. How does this passage challenge you personally? How will you respond in obedience to what you have heard?
    3. Have you ever fasted? What is the difference between a true and false fast?
    4. This passage challenges us to pour ourselves out for the hungry/needy (vs. 10). What are some specific ways that you can live this out?
    5. How do the promised results of sacrificial love and care for the needy motivate you to action?
  • Feb 13, 2022Join the Banquet – Isaiah 55
    Feb 13, 2022
    Join the Banquet – Isaiah 55
    Series: Isaiah
    Questions for Discussion & Application
    1. What was confusing, convicting, or encouraging from this study of scripture?
    2. Why is it essential that we understand that the LORD calls us to a feast that is free? Who paid for the feast on our behalf?
    3. In what way are we to seek the Lord according to verses 6-7?
    4. Does it encourage you to know that God’s Word will always accomplish the purpose for which the Lord sends it out? If yes, why?
    5. How have you seen the reality explained in verses 8-9 that the LORD’s thoughts and ways are higher than our thoughts and ways?