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in 1 John

1 John 2:18–27 - September 20th, 2019

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read 1 John 2:18–27
  2. Who does John say is coming?
  3. What hour does John say it is?
  4. Why does John say he writes to them?
  5. Who is a liar according to John?
  6. Who is the antichrist according to John?
  7. What promise has been made to us?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize the passage in one sentence.
  2. What is the 'last hour?' (v. 18)
  3. What does it mean that "they went out from us?" (v. 19)
  4. What does "anointed by the Holy One" mean? (v. 20)
  5. What is the 'antichrist?' (v. 22)
  6. What does John mean when he says, "you have no need that anyone should teach you?" (v. 27)

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How should we live in light of this passage?
  2. How does being a part of a local church help us abide until the end?
  3. How can we protect one another from those trying to deceive us?
  4. Sing Where Will I Be? in response to this Psalm.
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The Church – The Church’s Boundaries – September 6th, 2019

Baptism

  1. Read Romans 6:1–11
  2. What does Baptism symbolize? (list everything from v.1–11)
  3. What impact should that have on our lives?
  4. How should baptism impact our view of sin? Ourselves? Christ?
  5. Following the logic of this passage;
    1. when should someone be baptized? 
    2. how many times should they be baptized?

Lord’s Supper

  1. Read 1 Corinthians 10:17, also read 1 Corinthians 11:17–34
  2. Explain the logic of 1 Cor 10:17. 
    1. What happens when we partake of the Lord’s Supper?
  3. How does the unity of the community relate to the Lord’s Supper? (11:17–22)
    1. Why do you think that is the case?
    2. How ought that to affect the way we view/partake of the Lord’s Supper?
    3. What effect does it have if we don’t? (Between one another, between us and the Lord)
  4. What are/are not the purposes of the Lord’s Supper? (v.23–26)
  5. What warnings/instructions are there for partaking of this meal? (v.27–32)
    1. What does examining yourself look like for you before taking the Lord’s Supper?
    2. What does it mean to “discern the body?
    3. What consequences are possible for not partaking in the right manner?
  6. How does Paul conclude? (v.33–34)

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