Sermon Discussion Guides

Sermon Discussion Guides

Sermon Discussion: Who Then is This?

Sermon Discussion Questions: Who Then is This? Mark 4:35–41 The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany the sermon from May 19, 2019 “Who Then is This?” These questions can be used for discussion in small groups, family devotions, or for personal reflection. Main Idea: Jesus is truly the Son of God because only God can still a storm. Outline: I. The Test of Faith (Mark 4:35–38) II. The Pattern of Faith (Mark 4:38a) III. The Object…

Sermon Discussion: Indefatigable Kingdom

Sermon Discussion: Indefatigable Kingdom Mark 4:26–34 The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany the sermon from May 12, 2019 “Indefatigable Kingdom” These questions can be used for discussion in small groups, family devotions, or for personal reflection. (PDF Link) Main Idea: The Kingdom of God is utterly unstoppable because it grows all by itself. Outline: I. The Kingdom of God Grows all by Itself (Mark 4:26–29) II. The Kingdom of God is Utterly Unstoppable (Mark 4:30–34)…

Sermon Discussion: Hiddenness and Hearing

Sermon Discussion: Hiddenness and Hearing Mark 4:21–25 The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany the sermon from May 5, 2019 “Hiddenness and Hearing.” These questions can be used for discussion in small groups, family devotions, or for personal reflection. (PDF Link) Main Idea: Hearing is necessary but it is never sufficient. Outline: God Conceals Spiritual Truth so that He can Reveal it (Mark 4:21–22) God Promises us that Diligent Hearing Leads to Greater Understanding (Mark 4:23–24)…

Sermon Discussion: The Sower, The Seed, and The Soil – Part 2

Sermon Discussion: The Sower, The Seed, and The Soil – Part 2 Mark 4:1–20 The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany the sermon from April 28, 2019, “The Sower, the Seed, and the Soil – Part 2.” These questions can be used for discussion in small groups, family devotions, or for personal reflection. (PDF Link) Main Idea: Saving faith is manifest in persevering faith and persistent fruitfulness. Outline: I. The Parable (Mark 4:1–9) III. The Point…

Sermon Discussion: Living Hope

Sermon Discussion Questions: Living Hope 1 Peter 1:3–6 The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany the sermon from April 21, 2019 “Living Hope.” These questions can be used for discussion in small groups, family devotions, or for personal reflection. (PDF Link) Main Idea: If you are truly “born again”, there is no power in heaven or on earth—including yourself—that can pry you from God’s loving grip because Jesus secured your salvation in his death, burial, and…

Sermon Discussion: The Sower, the Seed, and the Soil

Sermon Discussion Questions: The Sower, the Seed, and the Soil Mark 4:1–20 The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany the sermon from April 14, 2019, “The Sower, the Seed, and the Soil.” These questions can be used for discussion in small groups, family devotions, or for personal reflection. (PDF Link) Main Idea: There is more than one way to miss the Kingdom of Heaven. Outline: I. The Parable (Mark 4:1–9) II. The Purpose (Mark 4:10–12) III.…

Sermon Discussion: Unpacking Forgiveness: A Purpose

Sermon Discussion: Unpacking Forgiveness: A Purpose 2 Corinthians 1:3–11 By: Chris Brauns Main Idea: We who, amid suffering and unpacking forgiveness, have been emboldened by our heavenly Father to continue forward, — we are especially qualified to encourage others. Outline: I. Our merciful Father is the source of all comfort. The combination of “father” and mercy is beautiful: II. The word translated “comfort” might be better translated as “encourage” or “embolden” (cf. 2 Cor 9:5, 10:1). III. Those who have…

Sermon Discussion: The Crowds and the Disciples

Sermon Discussion Questions: The Crowds and the Disciples Mark 3:7–19 The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany the sermon from March 17, 2019 “The Crowds and the Disciples.” These questions can be used for discussion in small groups, family devotions, or for personal reflection. (PDF Link) Main Idea: Jesus ministered to the countless masses but he poured his time and energy into twelve chosen men. Outline: I. The Unparalleled Scope of His Early Ministry (Mark 3:7–12)…

Sermon Discussion: Scandalous Kingdom

Sermon Discussion Questions: Scandalous Kingdom Mark 2:13–3:6 The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany the sermon from March 11, 2019 “Scandalous Kingdom.” These questions can be used for discussion in small groups, family devotions, or for personal reflection. (PDF Link) Main Idea: Jesus came to save undeserving sinners not congratulate self-righteous rule keepers. Outline: I. The “Saints” II. The “Sinners” III. The Scandal A. Jesus didn’t come to condemn religious outsiders (2:13–17) B. Jesus didn’t come…

Sermon Discussion: Jesus Forgives

Sermon Discussion Questions: Jesus Forgives Mark 2:1–12 The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany the sermon from March 4, 2019 “Jesus Forgives.” These questions can be used for discussion in small groups, family devotions, or for personal reflection. (Click for PDF) Main Idea: Jesus has full authority to forgive sins. Outline: I. An Act of Unrelenting Faith (Mark 2:1–5a) II. A Scandalous Declaration (Mark 2:5b–7) III. An Irrefutable Act of Confirmation (Mark 2:8–12) Sermon Discussion: 1.…