Sermon Discussion Questions: August 14, 2016
Sunday, August 14, 2016: AM
Why does the glory of this world never truly satisfy?
Why were the disciples impressed by the temple? Why was Jesus not impressed?
How was the temple designed by God to be temporary?
Why was the destruction of the temple significant? What was this destruction foreshadowing?
How should Christ’s command in vs. 9 be comforting to us today? Why should God’s people not fear?
What sort of mindset should God’s people have toward persecution? Why should persecution not surprise us?
Sunday, August 14, 2016: PM
1 Peter 1:3-5
Why do people need faithful preaching more than anything else?
Why do God’s people never get beyond the need for his grace?
Why is it significant that Peter names Jesus Christ in his opening praise / blessing?
What does it mean that God is our Father?
What is mercy? Why do we need God’s great mercy? Why should we revel in God’s mercy every day?