Going Deeper… (John 5:20-29)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 5:20-29), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [22-23] (Read Ps. 96:10-13; Isa. 33:22) Universal judgment belongs to God alone, and Jesus claims to have received this divine prerogative from his Father. What does this say about Jesus as God?… Read more »

Men’s Breakfast: “He Ascended into Heaven”

Join us at the Costa home at 7:30am Sat., Feb. 18 for our monthly men’s breakfast as we discuss a portion of the Apostles’ Creed. Click here to read some thoughts to kickstart our conversation. Invite a friend! RSVP to Eric.

Going Deeper… (John 5:18-20)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 5:18-20), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [18] Many people doubt that Jesus thought of himself as God or that he claimed to be God. Do you know anyone like that? Do you see how this verse addresses that… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 5:1-18)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 5:1-18), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [6-7] The invalid doesn’t really answer Jesus’ simple question. He appears to lack an urgent desire to be healed from his disability. Is that hard for you to believe? Do you have an urgent desire… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 4:43-54)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 4:43-54), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [48] Jesus abruptly interrupts the desperate father’s urgent request: “Unless you see signs and wonders you will not believe.” How do you feel about this interruption? Does it feel like Jesus is wrong to… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 4:25-42)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 4:25-42), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [35-38] Read Amos 9:11-15. Both Amos and Jesus depict cross-cultural evangelism in (supernormal) agricultural terms. From these passages, and/or from your understanding of agriculture, what attitudes or perspectives about evangelism are being… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 4:1-26)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 4:1-26), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [6-7] Jesus was weary and asked the Samaritan woman for a drink of water. The church confesses that Jesus is fully God and fully human, two distinct natures in one person. What is… Read more »