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in Daniel

Daniel 1 - 21st November, 2020

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Daniel 1 
  2. Who is mentioned in the passage?
  3. When/Where does the passage take place?
  4. Who is the king? 
    • What does the king require of Daniel and his friends?
    • How does Daniel respond?
  5. What does God do in the passage?
  6. What happens to Daniel and his friends?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Why did God allow Daniel and his friends to be taken to Babylon?
  2. Why wouldn't Daniel and his friends receive the kings food or drink?
  3. How are Daniel and his friends set apart?
  4. How does our understanding of the gospel shape this passage?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How are you tempted to succumb to the pressures of the world?
    1. How are you helping other church members fight temptations to be like the world?
  2. How does God's faithfulness fuel your faithfulness?
  3. How are you tempted to fear man?
    1. How do other church members help you fight temptations to fear man?
  4. What areas of your life are you being unfaithful in?
    1. How do you need to resolve today to repent and be faithful?
in Acts

Acts 4:32–5:11 - 24th October, 2020

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Acts 4:32–5:11
  2. What ideas/words/phrases are repeated?
  3. Who is mentioned?
    1. What does Luke tell us about Barnabas?
    2. What does Luke tell us about Ananias and Sapphira?
  4. What are the contrasts/comparisons?
  5. What words are used to describe the community of believers in 4:32–35?
  6. What questions are asked?
    1. What are the answers to those questions?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. What sin did Ananias and Sapphira commit?
  2. How did Peter confront Ananias?
    1. What happened to Ananias and why?
    2. What was the result upon the church?
  3. How did Peter confront Ananias' wife?
    1. What are the differences between confrontations?
    2. What happened to Sapphira and why?
    3. What was the result upon the church?
  4. How is this passage grounded in the gospel?
  5. What is the main point of this passage?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How are you tempted to look generous to others while you're not being generous in your heart?
  2. How should we respond when secret sin is revealed in the church?
  3. What motivated Barnabas and the other believers to give in the right manner?
  4. How can we protect our church from secret sin?
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