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Discipleship 5: Questions

Discipleship 5: Questions

HOW TO BE WITH JESUS IN PRAYER & WORSHIP John 16:21-28; 4:21-26, Key Verse: 4:24 “‘God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.’” I. Gospel-Centered Prayer (16:21-28) 1. What does the analogy of childbirth reflect the situation of the disciples (21)? How can the disciples rejoice amid their time of grief (22)? Why would the disciples no longer ask Jesus anything (23a)? 2. What is the new way of our prayer life (23b)? What…

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Discipleship 4: Questions

Discipleship 4: Questions

HOW TO BE WITH JESUS IN HIS WORD John 1:1-14, 2 Timothy 3:14-17, Mark 4:13-20, John 15:1-8 John 6:63, “The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you—they are full of the Spirit and life.” 1. How is Jesus related with the Word (Jn 1:1, 14; Col 1:16) 2. What are the characteristics of Jesus’ words (Ge 1:3,6,9,11,14,20,24,26,29; Ps 33:9; Isa 40:7-8; 1 Pe 1:24-25, Mk 13:31, Jn 5:24; Jn 6:63)? 3. How…

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Discipleship 3: Exodus 29:35-46; John 14:15-27 Questions

Discipleship 3: Exodus 29:35-46; John 14:15-27 Questions

THE PURPOSE AND MEANING OF BEING WITH JESUS OT Passage: Exodus 29:35-46; NT Passage: John 14:15-27 Key Verse: John 14:23 “Jesus replied, ‘Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.’” 1. After bringing the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt, what was God’s purpose in instructing them to build a tabernacle and institute the priesthood and its rituals (Ex 25:8, 29:46)? 2. What…

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Discipleship 2: Mark 1:14-20; 3:13-19 Questions

Discipleship 2: Mark 1:14-20; 3:13-19 Questions

BE WITH HIM AND BE SENT OUT TO PREACH (Calling and Finding New Life Direction) Mark 1:14-20; 3:13-19, Key Verse: 3:13,14 “Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach….” I. The Calling (1:14-20) 1. What was the political and spiritual situation at that time (14a)? What did Jesus do in Galilee (14b)?…

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Discipleship 1: Matthew 28:16-20

Discipleship 1: Matthew 28:16-20

GO AND MAKE DISCIPLES OF ALL NATIONS Matthew 28:16-20, key verse 19 “Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” I. Why do we make disciples? 1. V 16-17. What was the situation of the disciples, when the Risen Jesus met them in Galilee? (Mt 27) When they met the Risen Christ, what did they do to the Risen Jesus? 2. V 18-20….

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Romans 16:1-27 Questions

Romans 16:1-27 Questions

THE GRACE OF OUR LORD JESUS BE WITH YOU Romans 16:1-27, Key Verse: 16:20 “The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.” 1. On what basis did Paul commend Phoebe (1-2)? What did he request on her behalf? 2. Whom did Paul greet first (3)? How had they co-worked with Paul (Ac 18:1-3,18-19)? How did Paul describe their sacrificial lives and their influence (4-5a)? What can we learn from them? 3….

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Romans 15:14-33 Questions

Romans 15:14-33 Questions

THE PRIESTLY DUTY TO PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL Romans 15:14-33, Key Verse 15:16 “to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles. He gave me the priestly duty of proclaiming the gospel of God, so that the Gentiles might become an offering acceptable to God, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.” 1. What was Paul’s confidence about the Roman believers (14)? Why was he writing them (15a)? 2. Read verses 15b-16. What was the grace God gave Paul? How did Paul expand the meaning…

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Romans 14:1-15:13 Questions

Romans 14:1-15:13 Questions

ACCEPT ONE ANOTHER Romans 14:1-15:13, Key Verse: 15:7 “Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God.” 1. Who are the “weak” and the “strong” and how should they treat each other (14:1-3)? What are “disputable matters” (2,3,5a,21)? Why should we accept one another instead of judging (4-9)? 2. When we are tempted to judge or despise others, what should we remember (10-12)? What should we do instead of judging (13)? Why is this…

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Romans 13:1-14 Questions

Romans 13:1-14 Questions

PUT ON THE ARMOR OF LIGHT Romans 13:1-14, Key Verse: 13:12 “The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.” 1. What attitude should we have toward governing authorities and why (1; 1Pe 2:13)? Why is rebellion against the authorities a serious matter (2)? Why is this teaching challenging, both then and now? 2. What purpose do rulers serve (3-4)? In what sense are they God’s…

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Romans 12:1-21 Questions

Romans 12:1-21 Questions

OFFER YOUR BODIES AS A LIVING SACRIFICE Romans 12:1-21, Key Verse 12:1 “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.” 1. Read verse 1. What does Paul urge believers to do, and on what basis? What does it mean to “offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God”? Why does Paul call this “true and…

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