The Most Powerful Thing on Earth

The Divine Design of Jesus Christ's Church:

  1. SUPERNATURAL : I will build...

  2. PROTECTED : My Church...

  3. UNSTOPPABLE : The Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail...

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Acts 1:1-8, Matthew 16:13-18

  1. Who did people think Jesus was? Why did they think He was Someone to usher in the Messiah, but not the Messiah Himself? Why do you think people have wrong views about Jesus today, despite what the Bible actually reveals (Hint: read verse 17)?
  2. What did Jesus mean by "on this rock I will build my church"? What is the rock? (Hint: read Ephesians 2:20)
  3. Explain the phrase "the gates of hell shall not prevail against it". What practical effect should that have on your faith?

Breakout Questions:

Pray for this to be a big year of growth for our church.