Going Deeper… (John 6:35-59)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 6:35-59), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [39-40, 44, 54] Jesus repeatedly assures us of God’s good intention with his promise to raise us up on the last day if we come to him. What is “the last day” that… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 6:22-35)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 6:22-35), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [26] The crowd sought Jesus in order to fill their physical hunger. It’s pretty bold, going to God to give us things that we want more than him. What are some things that you personally… Read more »

Going Deeper… (Hebrews 1:1-4)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (Hebrews 1:1-4), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [1-2] Why has God spoken? To whom has God spoken? (Think of specific examples if you can, like Sunday’s Old Testament reading from Numbers 12:1-9…) How would you summarize the overall content of his “speech,” his… Read more »

Men’s Breakfast: “He Is Seated…”

Join us at the men’s retreat in Lincoln City this Sat., Mar. 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. Hope to see you there!

Going Deeper… (John 6:15-21)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 6:15-21), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [15] The occasion of Jesus’ walking on the sea is connected to the Sign of the Loaves recorded just prior and explained immediately following (see Mark 6:51-52). Jesus gives himself and his relationship… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 6:1-15)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 6:1-15), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [5-6] With his question Jesus was testing Philip. What is the nature of the test? Can you relate to Philip in the response he gave? How could Philip have responded in a way… Read more »

Going Deeper… (John 5:30-47)

Here are some questions based on last Sunday’s sermon text (John 5:30-47), in case they’re helpful to you for personal growth or group discussion… [40] “You refuse to come to me that you may have life.” Jesus is speaking to very “religious” people, but these words apply to a much broader audience: anyone who has a… Read more »

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 »