Sermon Bible Study Guides

in 1 John

1 John 1:5-10 - February 15, 2019

God is light 

Read 1 John 1:5–10

  1. Who did John hear this message he proclaims from?
  2. What is a summary of this message?
    1. What does the message mean?
  3. What does verse 6 mean?
    1. How does Jesus’ blood cleanse us?
    2. Who is the ‘him’?
    3. Who might this verse describe? How would we know?
  4. How does v. 7 contrast with the previous verse?
  5. Explain verse 8 in your own words.
    1. How can one be cleansed from all their unrighteousness?


  6. Compare verse 8 and 10, what differences are there?

Application Questions

  1. What does it mean to walk in darkness?
  2. What does it mean to walk in the light?
    1. What does it not mean? Do Christians never sin?
  3. Does this describe your life?
    1. How can you help other Christians in the church?
      1. What are you doing now towards this purpose and goal?
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?


  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?

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