Going Deeper Bible Study

June 23, 2019 – Listen. The Bible compares a healthy disciple (follower) of Jesus to a tree. The root system of that tree, which keeps us standing during the storms of life, is our identity. If our identity is rooted in who we are in Christ, our tree will be able to stand. If our identity is rooted in anything else, we will fall… Read More

June 16, 2019 – Listen. Psalm 1 contrasts a righteous life with a wicked life. A righteous life is one that is “right” with God. It is a life of wisdom, where someone listens to God, lives His teaching and helps others do the same. A righteous life is what a life of a disciple of Jesus looks like.A disciple who lives a righteous life delights in God’s teaching, mediates on it… Read More

June 9, 2019 – Read Acts 2:1-12 and think about these questions: Listen. Acts 2 describes the coming of the Holy Spirit, which is as important as the coming of Jesus the Son of God. What does it look and sound like when the Holy Spirit comes? What power is given to the disciples of Jesus who are gathered in Jerusalem? What are they able to do? For whose… Read More

June 2, 2019 – Read John 17:20-26 and think about these questions: Listen. Jesus prays not only for his disciples, he prays for “those who will believe in me through their message”, which means he is praying for us. What specifically does he pray for us and why? Respond. Think about Jesus’ prayer for us. Be personal and specific as you think about the…Read More

May 26, 2019 – Read John 14:23-29 and think about these questions: Listen. What will we do if we truly love God? Why do you think GOd promises us the Holy Spirit as a reward for our obedience if we need the Holy Spirit to be obedient for God? Isn’t God asking us to do the impossible? What is the Holy Spirit’s role in our lives? What will he do for… Read More

May 12, 2019 – Read John 10:22-30 and think about these questions: Listen. Why can’t the Jews who are questioning Jesus believe that he is the Messiah? What does it mean to be one of God’s sheep? What do God’s sheep do? What does God do for his sheep?Respond. How does the truth that we are sheep belonging to our Good… Read More

May 5, 2019 – Read John 21:1-19 and think about these questions: Listen: With the miracle and conversation with Peter in mind, how is Jesus preparing his disciples (Peter in particular) for his return to heaven? What is he trying to teach them so they can carry out his mission on earth?Respond: Which of Jesus’ lessons for the disciples … Read More

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