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May 13, 2019, 10:51 AM

Questions - A Working Woman


These questions relate to the sermon on 12 May 2019, Mother's Day.  The title of the sermon is A Working Woman, from Proverbs 31.

1.  What is the best or most fun thing you ever did for your mother on Mother's Day?

2.  Who was the King Lemuel mentioned in Proverbs 31:1?

3.  From the mother's warning in verses 2-9, with which parts do you agree or not, and why?

4.  Read through verses 10-31 again.  Which characteristics do you think are most important for a young lady to learn?

5.  How are these character traits best taught?

6.  Which parts are equally applicable for young men to learn?

7.  How did your parents help you develop these characteristics, or how do you wish they had?

8.  How can we organize church ministry to help people learn Proverbs 31 kind of character?

 




May 8, 2019, 2:37 PM

Questions - Value of Work


These questions relate to the sermon on 5 May 2019, The Value Of Work.  There are many scriptural references.  The sermon can be heard from this website under the sermon tab.

1.  What kind of work do you like to do?  How do you know if your work has been successful?

2.  What evidence is there in scripture to support the premise that God is a working God?

3.  Did Jesus work?  Give support for your answer.

4.  From Genesis 1:26-28; 2:15, and Ephesians 2:10, what can you determine about the design of people?

5.  Did Adam and Eve work in the Garden of Eden before sin occured?

6.  How do people today learn to work?

7.  Read 2 Timothy 3:16-17.  How does scripture equip people to do the work of God?

8.  Read Colossians 3:17, 23-24.  You may want to read all of Colossians 3.  What is there to inform our work ethic?

9.  In the sermon is was recommended to use a concordance, bible dictionary, or an electronic source such at You Version, search for the word "work," and read some of the references.  The group could use this for a discussion as well.

 




April 28, 2019, 4:39 PM

Questions - Intelligible Worship


These question relate to the sermon on April 28, 2019, Intelligible Worship, from 1 Corinthians 14.

1.  What has been your experience with spiritual tongues?

2.  What value are gifted works without love?

3.  Which spiritual gifts should you pursue?

4.  Which gifts are better for corporate worship?

5.  What did Paul suggest for keeping order?

6.  Paul said that God is a God of peace and order?  What other scripture comes to mind to support his claim?

7.  Have you sorted out 14:34-35?  How do these verses fit into the larger context?

8.  How should we open up our Sunday worship for more people to participate?

  




April 21, 2019, 11:00 AM

Questions from Easter


The primary passage presented on 21 April 2019 was 1 Corinthians 15:1-8,12-20.  The resurrection of Christ is real and necessary.  He is risen!

1.  What are your favorite childhood memories of Easter?  How do they relate to the resurrection of Christ?

2.  In your own words describe Paul's argument for the resurrection of Christ in 1 Corinthians 15.

3.  How does his argument relate to our own afterlife?

4.  The latter part of the chapter addresses the resurrection body believers will enjoy.  Read verses 35-58

5.  Will we have a physical body after this current body dies?

6.  When will be experience the new body?

7.  What will be the substance and nature of the new body?

8.  We do not know for sure.  Compare to Christ's resurrected body as presented in the Gospels.

9.  Re-read 1 Corinthians 15:58.  Jesus' resurrection is real, and it matters.  Read verse 20, and celebrate!

 




April 14, 2019, 11:00 AM

Questions - Who Is This Man?


These questions relate to the sermon on Palm Sunday, 14 April 2019, Who Is This Man.  The primary passage is Matthew 21:1-11.

1.  Which gospel account of Holy Week did you read this week?

2.  Did you look for differences in the gospels accounts?  What did you find?

3.  What significant family lived in Bethany and what miracle happened with that family?

4.  Might that family have been seen and been with the crowds on Palm Sunday? (John 12)

5.  What are some of the indications of a change in Jesus' demeanor in Matthew 21 (whole chapter)?

6.  Read Zechariah 9:9-10 and Isaiah 62:11-12.  Compare to Matthew 21:5.

7.  Read Psalm 118.

8.  If Jesus had ridden into Jerusalem on a stallion and led a rebellion against Rome, for how long would Israel have been faithful to him?  Would people today be any different?

9.  Who is this man?

 


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