Gospel of the Kingdom Part 1 – September 12

Questions for September 12, 2021

  1. What has God been teaching you this week or what does he have you thinking about from today’s message?
  2. Scott mentioned we all have a box that holds our theological/religious beliefs, how was yours formulated?
  3. There were many differences sighted in the message between Religion and the Kingdom; What do you see as the main differences?
  4. Religion has taught us that one day we will end up in Heaven; Where does this belief come from Biblically?
  5. How would you explain the GOOD NEWS of the Kingdom of God to someone?
  6. Jesus seemed to pass by or lock heads with the Religious, what might that teach us about sharing the Good News of the Kingdom of God?
  7. How can we be lifting you up in prayer this week?

August 22nd

Questions for August 22, 2021

  1. What has God been teaching you this week or what does he have you thinking about from today’s message?
  2. Do you find it easier to give help to others or receive help from others? Why?
  3. Scott mentioned three ways we relate to others, Selfish, I’m going to use you to get what I want; Codependent, I’m going to Love you to get what I want and Self Care. What is the difference of Selfishness and Self Care?
  4. Scott Stated that the Church is a Breeding ground for Co-dependency! Agree or disagree and why?
  5. Why is the second command why is the AS YOURSELF words adding to Love your neighbor. Why is “as yourself” Important in the command?
  6. What kind of plan do you have for Self-Care? What is something you need in the next six months to be the best version of you!
  7. How can we be lifting you up in prayer this week?

August 15th

Questions for August 15, 2021

  1. What has God been teaching you this week or what does he have you thinking about from today’s message?
  2. What have you been taught about Hell and would you explain to someone your current belief about eternal punishment?
  3. In Matthew 5:29-30 Jesus says: If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be thrown into hell.30 And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body go into hell.” What is Jesus trying to teach here?
  4. If Hell in the verses above has to do with a place of Eternal Punishment would the verses found in Matthew 5:29-30 teach us that it is what we do that keeps us from Hell? Would that be contrary to the Gospel?
  5. In a small group meeting Jack says, “I know that many Christians believe if you do not believe in Jesus, you will spend eternity in Hell.If that is true, why is it always said at a Funeral that the person is “In a better Place” even when by all accounts the person was not a believer? How might you answer Jack’s Question?
  6. We have spoken about the reality of Living in the Kingdom of God on earth right now!Do you also believe that some might be living in “Hell” on earth Right now?
  7. How can we be lifting you up in prayer this week?