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in 1 John

1 John 2:7–14 - April 12th, 2019

fellowship with christians

Read 1 John 2:7–14

  1. What is the old commandment John is writing to them about? (v. 7–9)
  2. What does John say about those who claim to walk in the light but hate their brother? (v. 9)
    1. Why are the two opposed?
  3. What does it look like to walk in darkness to John?
    1. What are consequences of being in the darkness? (v. 11)
  4. What are the different ways John states for the reason of his writing? (v. 12–17)

Application Questions

  1. How have we been forgiven?
  2. What does it look like to have overcome the evil one? How is this possible? 
  3. What does it mean for the word of God to abide in you?
    1. Why is daily Scripture reading vital for the Christian life?
    2. Share what Scripture you are currently reading with the group.
  4. Sing together of the hope we have in Christ Jesus: "Oh Church Arise".

Psalm 2 - June 15th 2018

The Anointed King

Read Psalm 2

  1. How are the nations described? What is their attitude towards God?
  2. What is God’s response to them? Why does he respond this way?
    1. What is this meant to teach us about God?
  3. What is God’s plan, in contrast to the plans of the rulers of the earth?
  4. How is the Lord’s Son described?
    1. Who is the Son he is speaking about?
  5. What warning does the psalmist give?
    1. What are the consequences for ignoring this warning?
    2. What is the benefit of listening to this warning?

Application:

  1. How should we respond to the Son? Why?
  2. How does this passage help us respond to opposition we face in the world?
  3. How does this passage help us worship God?
  4. The passage takes loving and submitting to the Son very seriously. Do you view it with the same seriousness? How should this affect our interactions with non-Christians? What about fellow Christians?
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