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I Will Boast All the More Gladly of My Weaknesses 3/22/20

Pastor Josh preached on 2 Corinthians 11:30-12:10

What Tomorrow Will Bring 03/15/20

Pastor Josh Brown preaches on James 4:13-17

Loftiness & Lowliness 3/8/20

Pastor Josh continues to preach in our 2 Corinthians series.

1. What did the Corinthians want from Paul? How does this same desire show itself in our various spheres of life today?

2. Why are the idols of power and perfection so subtle, deceptive, and deadly?

3. How does the Gospel enable us to tear down these ‘lofty strongholds’?

4. How can you exhibit the gentleness and meekness of Jesus this week–and how is that a sign of godly strength?

Enriched In Every Way To Be Generous In Every Way 3-1-20

Pastor Josh continues our series in 2 Corinthians

1. What does Paul’s collection project for the Jerusalem Christians reveal about the attitudes and activities of the early Church?

2. What does it mean to say that Jesus “became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich”?

3. How does the idea that we are “enriched in every way to be generous in every way” differ from cultural models of accumulation and abundance?

4. What are some tangible, concrete ways that you can demonstrate a love for your neighbors through your generosity?

Ash Wednesday Meditation

Guest Preacher Bobbi Perkins, one of our University Ministers, shares on Ash Wednesday from Psalm 51.

Another Law Waging War 2/23/20

During Jubilee Conference weekend, Dave Moore guest preached for us on 2 Samuel 11:1-12:15

 

1. Did you notice an emotional response to this story as it was unfolding? What were you feeling throughout?

2. Is there a character whose experience you most relate to?

3. What does the story reveal about God’s character and priorities?

Dying, and Behold, We Live 2/16/20

Pastor Josh continues in 2 Corinthians

1. Why do the ‘credentials’ of a disciple often look so unusual to the world?

2. How does the Gospel trajectory (death leads to life) change the way we experience hardship and difficulty?

3. How can we “receive the grace of God in vain?”

4. What would it look like this week for you to adorn the Gospel through your actions?

The Ministry of Reconciliation 2/9/20

University Minister, Andy Moore, preaches on 2 Corinthians 5:11-21

 

1. In what sense did Jesus “become sin” on our behalf? In what sense do we “become righteousness”?

2. How should people behave after they have received reconciliation with God?

3. If you are called to be an ambassador of reconciliation, how is this likely to affect your daily life? How will it affect how people perceive you? How will it affect how God perceives you?

We Do Not Lose Heart 2/2/20

Pastor Josh continues our series in 2 Corinthians.

 

1. What is the treasure that carry about in ‘jars of clay’?

2. Why does Paul call the difficulties of life “light momentary affliction”? How can we see them this way without seeming dismissive or insensitive?

3. What is the great hope that God has set before us, and how do we know that God will make good on that hope?

4. How does v. 10 impact the way that you go through all the highs and lows of life?

Unveiled 1/26/19

Pastor Josh continues preaching from 2 Corinthians

1. Why is the Gospel “veiled” to people?

2. How does God unveil the Gospel to us?

3. What does Paul mean when he says that Jesus Christ is “the image of God”?

4. How can we ‘renounce disgraceful ways’ and “commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God”?

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