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Easter Sunday

Posted by Matt McGowen on

The only news that will ever change the world is the good news that Jesus is King

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:1-10

Discussion:

  • What is some news you could hear today that would be so good you would have to share it with others?
  • What makes something news? What makes news good?
  • Why does the New Testament define the message of Jesus as good NEWS rather than good ADVICE?
  • Read 1 Corinthians 15:1. Why do even Christians need to be reminded of the Gospel?
  • Read 1 Corinthians 15:3-4. Paul defines the Gospel as the story of Jesus living, dying, and rising again - as the fulfillment of Scripture.  Why do we need to be reminded that this is the Gospel and rooted in this Gospel?
  • God's grace transformed Paul (1 Corinthians 15:9-10). He was one way before meeting Jesus and another way after meeting Jesus.  How is Paul an example to you of grace, repentance and transformation?
  • To use the example of a seedling, repentance is allowing God to transplant us from a small tray (the little story we've always known) into a vast piece of land (the big story of God restoring this world).  Why do we resist repentance?
  • When a young tree is 'stressed' without water, it puts down deeper roots.  How is our current crisis an opportunity to put down deeper roots in Christ? 
  • What are a few Gospel truths you can be certain of in an uncertain world?

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