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Community Group Questions | Galatians 3:24-29; John 17:17-23 | March 21, 2017

Adoption: Community - Rev. Blake Altman Galatians 3:24-29 (ESV)24 So then, the law was our guardian until Christ came, in order that we might be justified by faith. 25 But now that faith has come, we are no longer under a guardian, 26 for in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith. 27 For as many of you as were baptized into ...

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Community Group Questions | Galatians 3:23-4:7

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Read Galatians 3:23-4:7 The Point of the Sermon: Are you a slave of the house or a son of the Father? Paul compares those who live under the law as slaves while those who live under grace as sons and daughters, able to cry out to the Father as a dependent child cries to his parent. Community Group Questions:  Paul argues in Galatians 3:23-4:7 that identity Chris...

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The Debate Over Lent

There are good times to practice fasting and confession of sin. Lent provides such a time if it can be used as a tool not a rule for your sanctification....

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Community Group Questions | Galatians 3:1-5

The essential mark of a Christian is not how far you have progressed in sanctification, but on what you are relying to get there....

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Community Group Questions | Galatians 2:15-16

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Read Galatians 2:15-16 Point of the Sermon: There is an infinite chasm between knowing (v. 16a) that we can be justified by faith in Jesus Christ and believing (v. 16b) that we are justified by faith in Jesus Christ. Sermon Outline:  I. What is justification? II. The Knower's Dilemma III. The Believer's Assurance Community Group Discussion Questions: Paul use...

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Community Group Questions for Dec 18 | Joshua 24

Read Joshua 24. You'll be able to listen to Sunday's sermon here.  Find a Community Group near you here.  Community Group Questions: Why do you think it was necessary fro Joshua to recount and review God's grace-filled history of Israel? Do you find the mysteries of God -- the darkness you sometimes endure -- difficult to accept? Does God's honesty of ...

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Community Group Questions - December 11, 2016

The Lord Your God is With You

Read Joshua 23.  Share Sunday's sermon here. Community Group Questions: What is the role of the church in nurturing and discipling our children, the “next generation”? Why does scripture remind believer so often to “remember”? Blake mentioned two ways of viewing the Christian life that undercuts the power of the gospel? What are those two...

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Community Group Questions, Week of October 30, 2016

Listen to this week's sermon "Cutting Edge of Grace or Judgement" Community Group Questions: Read Joshua 5:13-6:25. How have you seen God display his glory in your life in uncommon ways? The Jews categorize the Old Testament books differently than we do. They view Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and the Book of the Twelve (the minor prophets) as latter prophets, and Jo...

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Joshua 8 - Community Group Questions for Nov 13, 2016

This week's sermon is from Joshua 8.  Listen to the sermon here.  How would you say you feel between God’s promises, stuck in the middle of the “conquest” without knowing what to do next? What are the little things that you are tempted to leave God out of, thinking you can handle them for yourself? In what ways have you seen “serpent ...

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Joshua 22, Community Group Questions

Read Joshua 22. Community Group Questions: How have you seen 1) gracious confrontation and 2) gracious commendation of one another in the church today? Is there a fear to exercise church discipline against believers in our local churches today? Why or why not? Have you ever had a godly anxiety for things that you have seen happening in the church? How would you pract...

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