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Trinity: The Holy Spirit - 12th November 2021

Week 3 of our topical sermon series on the Trinity; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

Read the Nicene Creed and Covenant Hope's Statement of Faith Articles on the Person and Work of Jesus Christ.

There's no new quiz this week, but if you have not yet taken this short quiz on the doctrine of the Trinity, you should go ahead and do so! If you are doing this in a group write down your own individual answers and then discuss why you chose them before submitting them online. Make a note of the answers you got wrong and take more time to think over the answer.

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

  1. What do you think are some common misconceptions about the Holy Spirit? 
  2. What passages would you go to in the Bible to consider the Holy Spirit? (Read and discuss them
    1. What does this teach us about the Spirit?
    2. Is that also true of the Son or the Father? 
  3. What does Jesus teach us about the Spirit in John 14:15-31?
    1. What about in John 16:12-15?
  4. What is the Spirit's role in the life of Christians today?
    1. Check out the following places for help: John 14:16–17John 16:8–11Rom. 8:151Cor. 6:11, 1Cor. 12:13, 2Cor 1:22Gal. 5:16,  Ephesians 1:13–14
  5. What other questions do you have about the Holy Spirit?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. What is something that you've learned so far in this Trinity series?
  2. How does learning about who God is (a Trinity of Father, Son, and Spirit) affect how you view Him?
  3. How does your understanding of the Holy Spirit affect your assurance of salvation? 

Trinity: The Father - 29th October 2021

We begin a three week topical sermon series on the Trinity; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

Read the Nicene Creed  and Covenant Hope's Statement of Faith Articles on the True God and the Trinity.

Take this short quiz on the doctrine of the Trinity. If you are doing this in a group write down your own individual answers and then discuss why you chose them before submitting them online. Make a note of the answers you got wrong and take more time to think over the answer.

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

  1. Take turns trying to explain the doctrine of the Trinity.
    1. How do you feel about how you did? How could you improve?
  2. Share about teaching you've heard on the doctrine of the Trinity before.
  3. What questions do you have about the Trinity?
  4. Why do you think the Trinity is so important to the Christian faith?
  5. How does the doctrine of the Trinity connect with the Gospel?

GOD THE FATHER

  1. What passages can you think of that speak about God the Father? (Read and discuss them)
    1. What does this teach us about the Father?
    2. Is that also true of the Son or the Spirit? 
  2. How does the Father relate to the Son and the Spirit?
  3. What role does the Father play in our salvation?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. What difference does the doctrine of the Trinity make to our faith and lives?
  2. How can this doctrine lead us to worship?
  3. How should we respond to the fact that in Christ God is now our Father? How should that affect us?

 

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