Sunday Sermon Archive

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Set Apart to Serve

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Life Group Discussion Questions Text: Acts 13:1-3   Church’s for centuries have given the impression that only certain people have a special “call” upon their lives. How do you respond to that?   Where does the idea of “clergy” and “laity” really come from? How would you defend it from the Bible?   In what ways […]

Being Filled with the Holy Spirit – Part 3

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Life Group Discussion Questions   In Acts 1:8 Jesus said that the Holy Spirit imparts power to people whom he ‘fills.’ What might that look like and how might it change you?   Understanding around the subject of baptism in the Holy Spirit has been contentious in some places and controversial in others. Why do you […]

Being filled with the Holy Spirit – Part 2

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Life Group Discussion Questions   Read Acts 2. How do you relate to the events described here? Is this a unique or singular event, or is it a beginning of something intended for subsequent generations of the Christian church?   In Peter’s sermon on the Day of Pentecost he quotes the prophet Joel (v.17-21). Look again […]

Being Filled with the Holy Spirit – Part 1.

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Life Group Discussion Questions   Topic: Being Filled with the Holy Spirit – Part 1   Why do you think the subject of the ministry and power of the Holy Spirit has been controversial in a number of Christian circles? Read Acts 1:4-8. What do you reckon the disciples understood Jesus to be referring to when […]

Leaving a Legacy

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Life Group Discussion Questions  Text: 1 Timothy 5:8   If you’re parent, what is/was the greatest . . . and toughest . . . aspect of that role for you?   When Paul wrote what he did in 1 Timothy 5:8 he was speaking specifically about families not caring adequately for their elderly (expecting the church […]

Patience

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Life Group Discussion Questions Text: Ephesians 4:2 1. What kinds of behaviour/event really frustrates you (makes you cross!)? 2. What situations are you facing in your life at present where godly patience is called for? 3. What are some of the ways that you have experienced God’s patience in your life? 4. Why does God […]

Fear Not

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Life Group Discussion Questions   What are some of the things in life that create fear or anxiety for you?   In John 14:27 Jesus speaks of his peace, that he leaves with us. What does that mean to you and how have you experienced it?   How would explain a verse like 1 John 4:18 […]

Who do you say I am – Matthais?

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Acts 1:15-26 Life Group Discussion Questions   Matthias was a Jew who became a follower of Jesus. He stayed loyal to Jesus even though He was arrested, and killed. As a member of the group, but not one of the inner few, what do you think Matthias’s conversations would have been with his fellow followers […]