Archive for September 2016

Topics for 9/27

Please read the passage and be prepared to discuss the topics.

2 Peter 1:20-21

  • Last week we discussed ways in which God has communicated directly--How is Scripture different? How reliable is Scripture (form this passage or others).
  • What does the passage mean when it says writers were "carried along."
  • The Holy Spirit is reponsible for Biblical Inspiration. What else has he been responsible directly?

Published on September 27, 2016 at 3:09 am |

Topics for 9/13

Please read the passage and be ready for a night of lists.

2 Peter 1:13-19 


[General Bible Knowledge Question] Peter is (spiritually speaking) putting his affairs in order. How many other "heroes of the faith" have similar moments?

[Beware Sneaky Lies Question] Peter says that he and his associates did not follow cleverly devised myths--what are some cleverly devised myths in Scripture?

[God Communicates Directly] Peter recalls hearing God directly on the Mount of Transfiguration. How many instances can you recall of God communicating directly (not through a human or animal intermediary?

Bring a list of your answers to the three catergories. We will scratch off duplicate answers Scattergories style and see how many unique answers you have.

Published on September 13, 2016 at 12:54 am |

Topics for 09/06

Please read the passage and be prepared to discuss the topics.
  1. Verse 9 says that those who do not build Christian characteristics are blind--they have forgotten they were  previously forgiven from sins. What does this look like? What are the consequences of having a short spiritual  memory?
  2. Explain the phrase "confirm your calling and election."
  3. Is there a difference in the greeting certain believers get in heaven? Are some people more celebrated upon their arrival?

Published on September 5, 2016 at 10:17 pm |