Sermon Bible Study Guides

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?
in Isaiah

Isaiah 9:6-7 - December 21, 2018

Unto us a child is born

Read Isaiah 9:6-7

  1. What is God's answer of hope to the remnant of Judah?
    1. What four names is the child called?
    2. What do these four names tell us about him?
  2. What does Isaiah tell us about this child's rule?
  3. How will all of this be accomplished? (Look at the end of verse 7)

Application:

  1. Who is the child promised in Is 9:6-7?
  2. Without Jesus, how are we still under the kingdom of darkness?
  3. How can we be a part of Jesus' kingdom?
  4. How can you encourage your fellow church members to look to Jesus?