Sermon Bible Study Guides

Genesis 6:1-8 - May 25th 2018

God’s Answer to Sin

Read Genesis 6:1-8

  1. What is the context of what is happening? What reference to God’s commands to man in Genesis 1 can you see?
  2. What thing happens that provokes the Lord? What is his response?
  3. Moses describes this being the time of mighty men of renown. Yet how does God judge the reputation of humanity?
  4. What does the Lord see about humanity? What is is his response?
  5. What action does God promise?
  6. What is the relationship between verse 7 and 8?

Application:

  1. What warning is there for us from this passage?
  2. How should we think about sinful thoughts, based off this passage?
  3. What is the response of your heart in hearing the action God promises in verse 7? Why do you think you respond that way?
  4. What hope is there in this passage?

 

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1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 - May 18th 2018

Sharing the Gospel & our lives

Read 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

  1. What circumstances did Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy find themselves in through sharing the gospel?
    1. Why?
    2. What about the gospel would lead to these kinds of reactions?
    3. Does that mean the gospel is flawed/wrong?
  2. Why did they keep going if they were seeing this kind of response?
  3. What are their motives for preaching the gospel? What are not?
  4. What characterized the manner or way in which they shared the gospel?
  5. What else did they share with the Thessalonians and why?
  6. What kind of demands could they have made? What did they do instead?
  7. What did they exhort or encourage the Thessalonians to do? What does that mean/look like? 

Application:

  1. Are you sharing the gospel with others? How are they responding? What keeps you going? According to this passage what should?
  2. How are you sharing the gospel? (Consider actually how you do it, and what are your motives/character)
  3. Who are you sharing "your own selves"? How would you define what that means?
  4. How can we cultivate:
    1. endurance in suffering/being treated shamefully/conflict as a result of sharing the gospel?
    2. this kind of parental love/affection for others?
    3. this kind of attitude and boldness in sharing the gospel?
    4. walking in a manner worthy of God?

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