Sermon

Enduring Blood

January 13th, 2019
Clay Edens
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From Hebrews 9 The blood of Jesus makes us clean The blood of Jesus secures us for an eternal inheritance The blood of Jesus takes away our sin Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. What is your typical reaction when you encounter blood? 2. What about the OT sacrificial system makes sense to


Enduring Covenant

January 6th, 2019
Clay Edens
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From Hebrews 8 Jesus brings us, by faith, into a new covenant that will endure. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. Have you ever had a cast? How did you injure yourself? 2. How is the OT law like a cast? 3. When was the last time you read through the OT law




Hope for the Present

December 16th, 2018
Dave Downey
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We can live with hope (confident expectation) that following Jesus leads to “the good life” in the present. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection Icebreaker: Name something about Christmas that most people like but you dislike? Why? What is your favorite part? Read Colossians 1:22-23, Hebrews 3:6, and Hebrews 10:23. How do these passages


Hope for the Past

December 9th, 2018
Clay Edens
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The coming of Jesus brings us hope for our past. Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. Do you prefer to give your family or Christmas list or let them surprise you? 2. How might you define the concept of Hope the way we use the word today? 3. How is “confident expectation” a


A Better Melchizedek (Part 2)

December 2nd, 2018
Clay Edens
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Jesus is a better Melchizedek providing a better hope by which we draw near to God. From Hebrews 7:11-28 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection 1. If you had to spend the next 20 years in a single season, which would you select? 2. What are some goals or purposes that people have for


A Better Melchizedek (Part 1)

November 25th, 2018
Clay Edens
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From Hebrews 7:1-10 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: 1. With what intensity do you decorate for Christmas? What’s your favorite home decoration and why? 2. Before today, what would you have told someone who asked you about Melchizedek? 3. Why do you think God tended to keep the roles of priest and king


A Better Promise

November 11th, 2018
Katie Bliss
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From Hebrews 6:13-20 Questions for group discussion or personal reflection: What is something you believe in or know to be true? Have you ever had a time when something you believed to be true wasn’t? How did you handle that? Have you ever had to wait patiently for something? What was it? What does it


A Better Discipleship

November 4th, 2018
Clay Edens
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From Hebrews 5:11-6:12 Jesus calls us to a better discipleship that follows him with everything we have. 1. In what spheres of life have you taken the approach of doing just enough to get by? How do you decide when this is a helpful attitude and when it’s not? 2. How would you rate the