Option 1: Hell
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Sun, Oct 13, 2019
Series:One Minute After You Die   Passages: Luke 16:19    Teacher: Dr. Clay Smith

Sermon Discussion Questions


Starter:  If you were God, who would you send to hell?  How would this responsibility make you feel?


Dig Deeper

Pastor Clay spoke about five surprising things about hell.    Let’s unpack those:

  • Surprise #1 – What you believe about hell is irrelevant
  • Read Isaiah 45:9-10
  • If you were God, what would you feel about your creation?
  • Do you think human beings like viewing themselves as belonging to God?  Why or why not?
  • Surprise #2 – You want hell to be real
  • Read Ecclesiastes 3:17
  • How does it make you feel when you think about every deed being judged by God?  What standard do you think God will use? 
  • Surprise #3 – Hell starts in you.
  • Read Romans 3:23
  • In your opinion, what has to happen for people to see the evil they are capable of?
  • Surprise #4 – God does not want anyone to go to hell
  • Read 2 Peter 3:9
  • Part of the passage refers to God keeping his promises.  What promises does God keep concerning heaven and hell?
  • What does it say about God’s character that He offers His Son as a sacrifice for sins?
  • Surprise #5 – Hell is the story of a life.
  • Read Luke 16:19-31
  • Why does the rich man act so selfishly in hell?
  • Who do you know that is headed for hell that you need to pray for and share Good News with?

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