Sunday Sermon Archive

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“Honey, I shrunk the Lord!”

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Text: Exodus 20:4-6 (Part Two in a series on the Ten Commandments) Life Group Discussion Questions New Zealand’s relatively open immigration policy has meant a lot of people with different religions have come to our country, and with them different religions and idol worship. What do you consider to be a Christian response to this? Why […]

Behaviour Boundaries

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Part 1 – Series on the Ten Commandments Exodus 20:1-17 Life Group Discussion Questions   How do you feel about there being moral boundarxies (“rules”) that govern your behaviour? What would a society be like if there were no laws or rules to live by? Some of our moral laws in New Zealand are determined by […]

Lessons in a storm

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Matthew 14:22-33 Life Group Discussion Questions:   This episode took place immediate following the amazing miracle by Jesus of the feeding of the 5000 – which the disciples were personally involved in. How do you think they might have felt being so connected/involved in this amazing event?   V.22 says that Jesus “made” them get […]

They went walking and leaping

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Acts 3:1-26 Life Group Discussion Questions: If you were one of the onlookers, how would you have responded to this event? What would have been the crowd’s response to Peter and John being arrested? How would you explain this to someone who wasn’t a Christian? The first response of the Lame Man was to worship […]

Understanding the Will of God

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Life Group Discussion Questions  Topic: Understanding the will of God   Tell about a time when you experienced God giving you guidance in a decision you had to make? To what extent is the will of God objective or subjective? Given that Christians make decisions that please God rather than ourselves, what process(es) do you use […]

This is the Deal

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Micah 6:8 Life Group Discussion Questions:   If you had to explain to a friend what it is that defines a person as a genuine Christian what would you say? What challenges you the most about Micah 6:8? Read the preceding seven verses before Micah 6:8. How would you sum up the key points from […]

The Leadership Challenge

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1 Peter 5:1-9 (Part 11 – series on the book of 1 Peter) Life Group Discussion Questions: Tell us about a leader you most admire? Why do you feel that way? When churches experience internal conflict what is usually at the root of it? In churches like ours we often refer to the doctrine of […]

What will he find us doing?

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Life Group Discussion Questions  Text: 1 Peter 4:1-11 (Part 10 in 11-part series on 1 Peter)   4 talks about Christians getting a hard time for not participating in sinful activities. Where has that happened to you? What resulted? What are some examples from your experience of love “covering over a multitude of sins” (v. 8)? […]