July 12, 2015 – The Upside Down Kingdom – Part 5

The Upside Down Kingdom – Part 5
July 12, 2015
Matthew 5:1-12 1010/1501

Mercy:

Truth #1

We are blessed when we receive God’s mercy.

Truth #2

We are blessed when we express God’s mercy.

 

Have you experienced God’s mercy in your life?

How do you demonstrate mercy to others?

The Upside Down Kingdom – Part 3

June 28, 2015 – The Upside Down Kingdom – Part 3

June 28, 2015

Matthew 5:1-12 1010/1501

Meekness:

Truth #1

Those who are meek are ___________________________. 

Truth #2

Those who are meek are ___________________________. 

Truth #3

Those who are meek are ___________________________.

 

Do you possess the meekness that is described?

How might meekness result in blessedness in your life?

June 21, 2015 – The Upside Down Kingdom – Part 2

The Upside Down Kingdom – Part 2

June 21, 2015

Matthew 5:1-12 1010/1501

Truth #1

The one who mourns is ____________________ ____________________.

Truth #2

The one who mourns is ____________________ _______________.

Truth #3

The one who mourns is _____________ _________________.

In light of this message, what is your real relationship with sin?

 

How might mourning result in a state of supreme blessedness for you?

June 14, 2015 – The Upside Down Kingdom – Part 1

The Upside Down Kingdom – Part 1

June 14, 2015

Matthew 5:1-12 1010/1501

Truth #1

When we are poor in spirit, we see ourselves as __________________ ________________ before God.

Truth #2

When we are poor in spirit, we see ourselves as _____________ before God.

Truth #3

When we are poor in spirit, we see ourselves _____________ _____________ before God

Do you see yourself as being poor in spirit?

How might being poor in spirit result in a state of supreme blessedness?

June 7, 2015 – Upside Down Kingdom – Intro

Upside Down Kingdom – Intro

June 7, 2014

Matthew 5:1-2 1010/1501

Definition of “Blessed”:

Observation #1

The Beatitudes are ______________ to our thinking

Observation #2

The Beatitudes are __________________________.

How does the biblical definition of blessing compare your definition of blessing?

What do you hope to gain from this study?

The Parable of Two Houses – May 31, 2015

The Parable of Two Houses
May 31, 2015

Matthew 7:24-27  1014/1506 

Lesson #1

We must choose the _________ foundation to build our lives upon. 

Lesson #2

When we face storms in this life, we need a __________ foundation. 

 

What kind of foundation are you building on?

Shades Of Gray – Part 5

Shades of Gray – Part 5

May 10, 2015
Truth #1

Christians should seek to date those who make you ____________.

Truth #2

Christians should maintain healthy ________________ when dating.

Truth #3

Our position on dating needs to be _____________ and ____________________.

What is your current position in regard to dating?

 

How might your position change in light of this teaching?

Shades of Gray – part 3

Shades of Gray – Part 3

April 26, 2015

1 Corinthians 10:23-11:1  1200/1783

Truth #1
When the Bible refers to wine it was really wine.

Truth #2
The Bible clearly warns against the abuse of alcoholic beverages.

Truth #3
Our position on the use of alcohol needs to be _______________ and ____________________.

Truth #4
There are times when it is necessary to _____________ from the use of alcohol.

What is your current position on the use of alcohol?

How might you position change in light of this teaching?

Shades Of Gray – Part 2

April 19, 2015
Proverbs 23:29-35 687/1019

Truth #1

When the Bible refers to wine it was ____________ wine.

Truth #2

The Bible clearly warns against the __________ of alcoholic beverages.

 

What is your current position on the use of alcohol?

How might you position change in light of this teaching?

Shades of Gray – Intro – 4-12-15

Shades of Gray – Intro

shades of gray

Galatians 2:11-21 1219/1811

Observation #1
We are not made right with God by keeping the ______.

Observation #2
We are made right with God by __________ in Christ.

3 Common Approaches to “Gray areas”

#1 – Legalism – faith ________ works

#2 – License – faith _____________ works

#3 – Liberty – faith ________ works

Which of these approaches best describes the way you currently handle gray areas?