Sermon Bible Study Guides

in Mark

Mark 14:12-25 - February 8, 2019

THE Passover and the supper

Read Mark 14:12–25

  1. On what occasion did the Israelites first take the Passover?
    1. What did the Israelites sacrifice during this time?
  2. What do v. 13–16 tell us about Jesus and who he is?
  3. Who is the one to betray Jesus in v. 18?
    1. What does Jesus say about his betrayer? (v. 20–21)
  4. What does v. 21 tell us about Jesus' death?
    1. What attribute of God does it reveal?
  5. What is the purpose of the pouring out of Jesus' blood according to v. 24?

Application:

  1. Discuss why we take the Lord's Supper as a church. What is the purpose?
  2. God's plan of redemption included the betrayal of Jesus by Judas. How does this encourage us to trust God when evil happens to us?
    1. What are some ways you are prone to worry or anxiety instead of trusting God?
    2. How does the gospel free us from this?
in 1 John

1 John 1:1-4 - January 25, 2019

THE word of life

Read 1 John 1:1-4  

  1. What senses or actions does John refer to in these verses?
  2. Is John a reliable witness?

  3. What is the thing that John refers to that he has experienced?

    1. What does this phrase "from the beginning" bring to mind?

  4. What ways does he describe it?
  5. What is it that John is proclaiming to them (v. 2, 3 and 4)?

  6. Why does John say he has written this letter?

  7. What does fellowship mean? What kind of fellowship does John want them to have?

Application:

  1. How is our fellowship with one another based upon our fellowship with God?
    1. What are ways you see gospel-centered fellowship in our church?
  2. What does it look like to walk in joy because of Christ?
    1. What are some ways you're tempted to walk in discontentment?

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