July 3, 2022 - The Living and Active Word of God

Hebrews 4:8-13
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Life Group Questions

1. If you were not at this week’s sermon, consider going to the church website and listening to it. What main ideas did you gain from the message? What observations did you notice as you read through the text?

2. Look up and read Numbers chapter 13 and 14 and Psalm 95. What observations do you notice? How does this connect with Hebrews 3:7-4:13?

3. According to Hebrews 4:8-13, what message do you think the writer is trying to get us to understand? Recall some of your favorite Bible verses that you have memorized over the years. Why are they your favorite? How do they help you?

4. What does it mean to find rest in the Lord? What different types of rest are mentioned in Hebrews 4? What does it mean to “strive” to enter God’s rest (cf. 1 Corinthians 9:24-27, Philippians 2:12-13, Matthew 11:28-29)?

5. What does verse 12 tell us about the Word of God? What do the following verses tell us about the Word of God: Psalm. 1:1-2, Psalm 19:7-10, Psalm 119:105,169, 1 Peter 1:23-25, Jeremiah 23:29, Ephesians 6:13-17, Isaiah 49:2, Isaiah 55:11.

6. What does verse 13 tell us about the Lord? What does it mean that we are “naked and exposed” to Him (cf. Psalm 33:13-15)? What does the writer tell us will happen to everyone?


by Dan Jarmon 
/  Music & Young Adults

Macedonia Baptist Church
10481 NC 42 West, Holly Springs, N.C. 27540
(919) 567-3460

 

Macedonia Baptist Church
10481 NC 42 West, Holly Springs, N.C. 27540
(919) 567-3460

 

Macedonia Baptist Church   /   10481 NC 42 West, Holly Springs, N.C. 27540   /   (919) 567-3460

 

Life Group Questions

1. If you were not able to listen to this week’s sermon, consider going to the church website and listening to it. What main ideas did you gain from the message? Do you have any questions?

2. Read Hebrews 2:10-18. What observations do you notice as you read? What characteristics or attributes does the writer give us regarding Jesus?

3. The writer gives us several references to Christ’s incarnation (verses 14, 17). What is significant about this reference? Why do you think the writer gives us this thought about Christ?

4. How is Jesus the Founder (a person who creates or establishes something) of your salvation? What did He do to make this possible for you (cf. Hebrews 2:10, 5:9, 12:2)?

5. From the beginning of the book of Hebrews, what has the writer been comparing Jesus to (cf. Hebrews 1:4, 7-8, 13-14, 2:5, 16)? What conclusion have you seen in the writer’s comparison between Jesus and angels?

6. According to verses 14-18, what has Jesus done for His children? How is He your deliverer (cf. Psalm 18:2, 34:4, 17-19)? In what ways has Jesus been your helper (cf. Psalm 118:6-7; 54:4, Isaiah 41:13)? Read Psalm 121 and describe how it provides us with encouragement and help.

7. Verse 17 tells us that Jesus is a “merciful and faithful high priest.” What was the purpose of the high priest (cf. Hebrews 5:1)? How is Jesus different from the high priests chosen amongst men (cf. Hebrews 5:5, 8-10)? How does He sympathize with us (cf. Hebrews 4:14-15)?


by Dan Jarmon 
/  Music & Young Adults