Going Deeper… (John 9:13-34)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 9:13-34), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… The Pharisees’ increasing anger and hostility toward Jesus (and those associated with Jesus) reveals their fear; they feel Jesus is a serious threat. How is he a threat to them? What… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 9:8-12)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 9:8-12), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [11] (Read John 9—yes, all of it!) The man healed from lifelong blindness bore simple, faithful witness to Jesus’ work. Our rehearsing the Gospel story is part of the story God… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 9:1-7)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 9:1-7), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [1-2] Have you deliberately (perhaps subconsciously) distanced yourself from sufferers? If so, why? How do you justify it? Does God distance himself from those who are suffering? [3-5] We cannot explain… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 8:48-59)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 8:48-59), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [50, 54] Even Jesus doesn’t glorify himself, doesn’t “make himself” to be somebody or establish his own identity. Jesus receives his identity and glory from the Father. Do you feel pressure… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 8:37-47)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 8:37-47), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [38] Jesus says you act according to the identity you have received from your father, who is either God or the devil. Seeking to establish your own identity apart from God actually… Read more »

Men’s Breakfast: “The Communion of Saints”

Join us at the Costa home at 7:30am Sat., July 8 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 8:31-36)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 8:31-36), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [31-32] Is this language you would say characterizes or describes your personal relationship with Jesus? Why or why not? [34-35] What is sin? What is slavery to sin? Why would anyone… Read more »