Sermon Discussion Questions: April 19, 2015
Sunday, April 19 2015: AM
Why is it important to note that this disabled woman was in attendance at the synagogue? How should her presence there convict and encourage us to keep the 4th Commandment?
What is the significance of this miracle? What is the significance of this miracle being performed on the Sabbath?
Why was the synagogue ruler indignant at Jesus? How did Jesus respond to him? Why?
How are earthly Sabbaths meant to serve as markers of our Christian identity?
How is the Christian Sabbath to be a time of concentrated discipleship?
Sunday, April 19, 2015: PM
What are the two kinds of churches in this text?
What is wrong with a church full of spiritual “children”?
What is the point of Paul’s metaphor of a ship being blown by the wind (vs. 14)?
What is the goal of Christian growth and maturity?
How does the church grow into maturity? Why is the church necessary for Christians?