I Will Not Fear the Storm. Part 2

Review / Introduction:

I Can Be Fearless Knowing God is In Control:

  1. You will find there is no Plan B. (Acts 27:27-32)
  2. You will find things to be Thankful for. (Acts 27:33-38)
  3. Romans 1:21 - For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they obecame futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

  4. You will find Favor even from non-Christians. (Acts 27:39-44)
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Acts 27:27-44

  1. Why is praying and trusting God often the "last resort" - even for many Christians? Why do we find it so hard to wait and trust, when things are out of control?

  2. If you are going through a trial right now, what is one thing you can be thankful for (be specific)?

  3. What was your big "take-away" from the passage this week?

Breakout Questions:

Pray for one another.

I Will Not Fear the Storm. Part 1

Review / Introduction:

How Can I Be Fearless When I Have No Control?

  1. Surround yourself with other Believers. (Acts 27:1-8)
  2. Accept that you can't make all the Decisions. (Acts 27:9-12)
  3. Recite God's Promises. (Acts 27:13-26)
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Acts 27:1-26

  1. Why do you think many (not all!) Christians run FROM the church instead of TO the church during difficult times (Acts 27:3)?

  2. Tell of a time that someone else’s bad decisions directly caused YOU problems / pain. How did you handle it?

  3. What promises of God do you cling to for comfort during difficult times (which specific verses in the Bible)?

  4. Do you think Paul ever doubted / was afraid for his life on this trip (Acts 27:21-25)? Why or why not?
     

Breakout Questions:

What is it in your life RIGHT NOW that troubles you, that you have no control over? Pray for each other SPECIFICALLY for that thing.

1 Word from the Tomb

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"Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!"

Review: Matthew 28:6

 

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read
Matthew 28:6

  1. Why do you think nobody saw Jesus actually resurrect, they just saw the empty tomb at first?

  2. Why is the resurrection the focal point of faith? Why is believing Jesus resurrected the most important thing (See Romans 10:9)?

  3. How does the resurrection of Jesus Christ impact your daily living today?

Breakout Questions:
Pray for one another.

7 Words from the Cross - Part 7

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"Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!"

Review: Luke 23:46

 

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read
Luke 23:46

  1. What was especially peculiar about the way Jesus died? See Mark 15:39

  2. Read Luke 23:47-49 and discuss each reaction to Jesus' death. Why did each act this way?

Breakout Questions:
Pray for one another.

7 Words from the Cross - Part 6

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"It is finished."

Review: John 19:30  |  Heb 10:4  |  Rom 5:8

 

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
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John 19:30

  1. What was "finished", exactly? Be specific, and list as many things as you can!

  2. Why didn't Jesus say "I am finished"? What's the difference between that and "It is finished"?

  3. What are ways people try to "earn" their way to God? Why is it blasphemous to try to add to the completed work of Jesus on the cross?

  4. What is the difference between Old Testament atonement vs Jesus "taking away" our sin? See Hebrews 10:4.

Breakout Questions:
Pray for one another!