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in 1 John

1 John 2:18–27 - September 20th, 2019

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read 1 John 2:18–27
  2. Who does John say is coming?
  3. What hour does John say it is?
  4. Why does John say he writes to them?
  5. Who is a liar according to John?
  6. Who is the antichrist according to John?
  7. What promise has been made to us?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize the passage in one sentence.
  2. What is the 'last hour?' (v. 18)
  3. What does it mean that "they went out from us?" (v. 19)
  4. What does "anointed by the Holy One" mean? (v. 20)
  5. What is the 'antichrist?' (v. 22)
  6. What does John mean when he says, "you have no need that anyone should teach you?" (v. 27)

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How should we live in light of this passage?
  2. How does being a part of a local church help us abide until the end?
  3. How can we protect one another from those trying to deceive us?
  4. Sing Where Will I Be? in response to this Psalm.
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Psalm 73 - August 2nd, 2019

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Psalm 73
  2. Who wrote the Psalm?
  3. What book of the Psalter is Psalm 73 in?
  4. What does the Psalmist tell us about God?
  5. What descriptions does the Psalmist in reference to the wicked?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize Psalm 73 in one sentence.
  2. Explain the contrast between how God treats the wicked vs. how God treats his people.
  3. Why does the Psalmist say, "...in vain have I kept my heart clean..." in v. 13?
    1. How does the Psalmist view himself in light of God?
  4. How does the Psalm connect to the gospel?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. In light of this Psalm…
    1. What should we believe about God?
    2. What should we believe about ourselves?
  2. What does this Psalm command us to do in response?
  3. How do you need to grow in trusting God?
  4. Sing "A Mighty Fortress" in response to this Psalm.

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