Archive for September 2015

Topics for 9/22

Please read the passage and be prepared to discuss at least one of the topics.

1 Peter 1:20-21

  1. Why does Peter specifically make the point that Jesus was foreknown before the world was made? [research project--find another reference to Jesus' miniustry being planned before Creation]
  2. How did God give glory to Jesus?
  3. Why did God's raising of Jesus from the dead and giving Him glory place believers' faith and hope in God?

Published on September 22, 2015 at 5:54 am |

topics for 09/15

Please read the the passage and be prepared to discuss at least one topic.

1 Peter 1:17-19

 

  1. Why does Peter use the Father/children metaphor in in verses 14 and 17?
  2. What are the futile ways Peter's readers inherited from their ancestors?
  3.  What futile ways have we inherited from our ancestors?      
  4.  If we were ransomed {1. redeem, set free, deliver (LU 24.21); 2. passive be redeemed, be set free 1P 1.18)}, who owned/possessed/controlled us before? 

Published on September 15, 2015 at 1:39 pm |

topics for 09/01

Please read the passage and be prepared to discuss at least one topic.

1 Peter 1:13-16

 

  • Discuss the relationship between preparing your mind for action and being sober-minded.
  • Name another passage that touches on the concept of being conformed to the passions of your former ignorance.
  • Share with the group a practical way in which you are trying to set yourself apart--how are you being holy?

Published on September 1, 2015 at 5:22 am |

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