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Sun, Jul 28, 2019
Series:Church Is...   Passages: 1 Peter 3:18    Teacher: Dr. Clay Smith

Sermon Discussion Questions

 

Starter:  Give your own definition of church.  Why did you choose it?

 

Dig Deeper

  • Read 1 Peter 3:18
  • In your experience, how do unchurched people describe Jesus?  How do church people describe him?  How is that at odds with the picture of Jesus as Messiah – warrior King attacking sin?
  • Share how you suffered for a sin done by yourself or someone else.  Now share how Jesus suffered for that sin on the cross.  Is his suffering greater?  Why or why not?
  • Jesus’ death on the cross was once, for all.  What does this say about Jesus’ purity?  What does it say about the breadth of his sacrifice?
  • Jesus was a righteous man who died for the anti-righteous.  How do you feel when you receive something you don’t deserve?  Why? 
  • Jesus died in the flesh but was raised in the Spirit.  What does this teach you about the resurrection power of Jesus.
  • If 1 Peter 3:18 is a foundation teaching of the church, what do we need to change about our church?  What do we need to stop doing?  What do we need to start doing?


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