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Life groups questions & notes

Life groups questions & notes

For God did not send his Son into the world to be its judge, but to be its Savior. 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 Questions for Life Groups Read 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 and John 14:1-4. What do these promises mean for you? Read this week’s articles titled Heaven. Do you...

Heaven: Rabbit holes

Heaven: Rabbit holes

It makes little sense that a pastor should struggle to find what to say about heaven. After all, heaven is our ultimate goal, our reward and God’s promise for eternal life free from pain. It simply doesn’t make sense. This week’s message finds support from chapter...

Life groups questions & notes

Life groups questions & notes

For God did not send his Son into the world to be its judge, but to be its Savior. John 3:16-21 Questions for Life Groups Read John 3:16-21. Are you familiar with this text? What does it mean for you? What does it mean for others? Read this week’s article titled...

Hellfire: Divine mercy

Hellfire: Divine mercy

Country singer Rodney Atkins in his hit song, “Going Through Hell,” suggests, “Keep on going, don’t slow down, if you’re scared don’t show it. You might get out before the devil even knows you’re there.” Supposedly, a Winston Churchill quote inspired his song. “If...

Life groups questions & notes

Life groups questions & notes

What the Lord requires of us is to do what is just, to show constant love, and to live in humble fellowship with God. Micah 6:6-8 Questions for Life Groups Read Micah 6:6-8. Are you familiar with this text? What does it mean for you? How does this text compare with...

Fallibility: God’s love letter?

Fallibility: God’s love letter?

This coming Monday is Memorial Day. A holiday, originally created to remember and honor the thousands who died during the Civil War. But as time passed, the remembrance expanded to include all soldiers from all wars. But memories fade over time. A recent Associated...

Life groups questions & notes

Life groups questions & notes

O Lord, our Lord, your greatness is seen in all the world! Psalm 8 Questions for Life Groups Read Psalm 8. What images come to mind as you read this Psalm? What does it mean that God gave humankind the responsibility to care for creation? Read this week’s articles...

Proof: God exists!

Proof: God exists!

Scientists worldwide, since the 17th century, use a formal process for objectively establishing facts through testing and experimentation. There are seven steps, with some steps repeated, depending on circumstances. The process includes question, observation,...

Life groups questions & notes

Life groups questions & notes

Ask, and you will receive; seek, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you. Matthew 7:7-12 Questions for Life Groups Read Matthew 7:7-12. What needs are you lacking? Are you asking God for help? What are your experiences with prayer of this sort?...

Knocking: A tribute to motherhood

Knocking: A tribute to motherhood

Happy Mother’s Day to every person answering to the call of motherhood. I’m not an insider on this topic. But I had a mother who modeled for me what it means and how it feels to have a wonderful mother. I have no conscious memory of my life as an infant, but I watched...

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