Good Guy or Bad Guy
Jesus was the ultimate good guy. Many are telling us the opposite and want us to accept their testimony, but those who are seeking God and willing to give him a fair hearing will eventually see this truth.
1. Share your favorite fictional good guy and bad guy.
2. What are some motives for actions that you would consider good?
3. What actions of Jesus do you see as especially good?
4. Which of his actions are seen today by “the world” as good and which ones are seen as bad?
5. How important to you is it that Jesus fulfilled Old Testament prophecy about the Messiah? Do you think people care about that source of evidence today? Why or why not?
6. Why do you think the power structures of today seem to see Jesus as a bad guy?
7. Why do so many accept the opinion of a thought leader about Jesus without investigating for themselves?
8. How do you think we can encourage people to give Jesus a hearing, especially when they currently see him as a bad guy?