Posts from May 2020

Posts from May 2020

Sermon Discussion: I Am Adopted

Sermon Discussion: I Am Adopted Galatians 4:4–7 Main Idea: God doesn’t merely save us from eternal punishment, he adopts us as his own children so that we might enjoy every privilege that flows from our identity in Christ. Adoption: is the judicial act of God by which he grants the name and privileges of sonship to those whom he has freely justified on account of their faith in Jesus Christ. Discussion Questions: 1. Have you ever wrestled with the feeling that…

Sermon Discussion: I Am Justified

Sermon Discussion: I Am Justified– I Am Not My Sin and Failure Romans 5:12–19 Main Idea: If we are in Christ, we are not defined by our individual sins and failures because we have been credited with the very righteousness of Christ. Justification: is the judicial act of God by which he declares the law to be perfectly satisfied in respect to sinful people because he has forever credited them with the perfect righteousness of Jesus Christ on account of…

Sermon Discussion: Am I in Adam or in Christ?

Sermon Discussion: Am I in Adam or in Christ? Romans 5:12–21 Main Idea: Our right standing with God and our freedom from condemnation are forever anchored in the perfect righteousness of Jesus Christ. Discussion Questions: 1. Before this sermon how would you have described what it means to be “personally bound to Adam’s rebellion”? What verses would you have used to support your understanding? 2. How does Paul use the fact that humans died between Adam and the Law of…

Sermon Discussion: I Am Created in the Image of God

Sermon Discussion: I Am Created in the Image of God Genesis 1:24–31 Main Idea: Human beings exists to reflect the very character of God and faithfully represent the sovereign rule of God in every aspect of our life. (Whether that be in our (1) essential likeness to God, (2) our functional likeness to God, or our (3) relational likeness to God). Discussion Questions: (Read Genesis 1:24–31) 1. How does our cultures naturalistic world-view help us understand its individualistic pursuit of authenticity,…