When you think about heaven, what comes to mind? What in this message changed or broadened your view of heaven?
What is the most exciting thing about heaven? What, if anything, scares you about heaven?
Hoping in heaven means holding things this world very loosely. What earthly things do you hold too tightly? How would you respond if those things suddenly went away?
In presenting the Gospel, how would you describe heaven to an unbeliever?
April 22, 2020
Sermon on Psalm 13 by Pastor Josh Petras for Wednesday, April 22.
What is your first response when you are in a trial? How has your prayer life been during this difficult season?
In suffering, how do we pour out our hearts to the Lord while at the same time practicing Phil 2:14 (Do all things without grumbling or disputing)? Is that possible?
What are some verses that you can think of that remind us that God is our comfort, our refuge or our help?
What are somethings that you rely on to relieve suffering in trials other than the Lord?
What are some verses that can fix our eyes on the cross and the steadfast love of God to bring us hope while we are in the midst of suffering? If you are a believer, will your sorrow ultimately end?
April 15, 2020
Sermon by Pastor Josh Petras for Wednesday, April 15.
Why is it important to remember that God will always accomplish His purposes?
Reference the following verses and answer: If I am a child of God, what has he promised me? John 10:28-29, Jude 24, Romans 8:28,29, Romans 10:13, Psalm 23, Matthew 16:18, Psalm 84:11
How is God’s judgment of the wicked good news and bad news? How should that reality affect your life?
What is the mercy of God? Do the people you know understand God’s mercy?
God’s desire is for Christians to be faithful. In these weeks, how can you be obedient and faithful in your walk with Christ, your schoolwork, your home relationships, your relationships with unbelievers, and the church?
April 8, 2020
Sermon by Pastor Josh Petras for Wednesday, April 8.
What is prayer?
How is your prayer life? Do you enjoy prayer?
What are some ways people think wrongly about prayer? What are some ways, you may think wrongly about prayer.
How does the Trinity encourage us on prayer?
How do we grow more consistent in prayer? Grow in our love for prayer?
April 1, 2020
“Saved by the Triune God” (John 17:3) by Pastor Josh Petras for Wednesday, April 1.
How does the love of God impact our evangelism?
When are the times that you might doubt God’s love for you?
Is God’s unconditional love an excuse to sin?
What might it mean if someone does not love God? (1 John 4:19)
How does the truth of adoption affect how you slay sin? repent?
March 25, 2020
In this video Pastor Josh teaches from 1 Peter 1:3–9 for Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
How has this time of quarantine affected your Walk in Christ?
What trials have you experienced in this season ? What are 3 things that helps us view our trials in a different light?
What are some things that this season has revealed about you?
Peter says, “We have been born-again to a living hope.” How does this truth encourage our daily lives?
What are some practical ways to treasure Christ through our trials?
March 18, 2020
In this video Pastor Josh teaches from Philippians 3:12-17 for Wednesday, March 18.
What have your days looked like during this season?
Have you experienced spiritual laziness? How has that impacted your walk with Christ?
What are practical ways to start “pressing on” in your life?
Paul talks about “forgetting what lies behind.” Are there things from the past that are hindering you from running? Past sins? Past successes? Past pursuits?