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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?