Study Questions for 4/17/2018

Please read our text from Sunday and be prepared to answer these questions:

  1. What are some possible explanations for Paul's "great sorrow and extreme anguish" for his people, Israel?
  2.  We cannot fully understand the purposes of God in election.  However, the Bible does give us some ideas as to God's purposes in election.  Describe one of these and support it from Scripture.
  3. How does the doctrine of election change the way you give the gospel?
  4. BONUS: Which part of our passage is part of a christological controversy?  Why is it controversial?