His Story - Part 5 - Jesus: King

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Scripture Reading: John 12:12-26

Key Thought: Jesus King

  1. What is the fundamental sin of human beings?

    i) Where do you see this sin in your life?

  2. When Jesus is called the 2nd Adam, what does this mean?

  3. When we talk about “A Murder Announced”, how was the murder of Christ announced?

    i) Can you name biblical texts where his murder was announced?

  4. Why is it important that Jesus is not just a man but a king?

    i) What significance does that have for your life?

  5. How would you explain Jesus as 2nd Adam, Son of God, King, and Priest?

    i) How does it come all together and how does it affect your spiritual life?

His Story - Part 4 - Jesus: Priest

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Scripture Reading: Hebrews 1-2

Key Thought: We have a High Priest who can relate to us in every way!!!

  1. Why can we not make our way back to God?

  2. What is the Promise in Genesis 3 that gives us hope?

  3. In what ways does Hebrews show us that Jesus is God?

    i) Why is this important?

  4. Why would the writer spend time showing us that The son is superior to angels?

    i) How does he do this?

  5. After the writer shows us Jesus is superior to the angels, why would he tell us that Jesus became a little lower than the angels?

  6. Why would Jesus become a little lower than the angels?

    i) How do these truths give us encouragement in our spiritual lives?

His Story - Part 3 - Humans

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Scripture Reading: Genesis 3

  1. In what ways are humans different from other created beings?

  2. When we say that humans were created ‘good’ what two things do we mean?

  3. Describe the initial conditions of the humans.

    i) How does it resonate with your deep desires?

  4. In our society today, how does ‘the dream’ manifest itself?

    i) What is the Canadian dream?

  5. What is the fundamental question that the Serpent poses?

    i) Do you ever ask this question?

  6. Describe the ‘train wreck’ that takes place as a result of the humans choice.

    i) Do we still face some of these issues in our lives?

  7. Can humans fix the fundamental problem? If so, how and if not, why not?

The "I Am's" of John's Gospel - Part 8 - Study Guide

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Scripture Reading: John 8:42-59

Key Thought: Jesus is God!

  1. Can you name the seven ``I Am`` statements?

  2. Which of these statements has the most meaning for you?

  3. Can we trust the truth of these statements?

    i) How do we know?

  4. Have you ever been angry with God?

    i) How did that affect your Christian life?

  5. Can you think of any of your basic beliefs that are contrary to God’s word?

  6. Where do we see pride in this text?

    i) What does it do? Can it happen to us?

  7. Why do the people in this text not understand what Jesus is saying?

  8. What is the most fundamental belief in this chapter and in John’s Gospel?

True City Conference 2019

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This year’s opening speaker was Lane Fusilier former Senior Pastor of Philpott Memorial Church on Friday night. Saturday had 6 different passionate story tellers sharing with us their own faith stories. Finally, the closing speaker for Saturday was Jenn Arnold founding member of 541 Eatery and Exchange and part of St.Clair Community Church.

Friday Evening Session

Saturday Morning Sessions - Part 1

Saturday Morning Sessions - Part 2

Saturday Afternoon Session

The "I Am's" of John's Gospel - Part 7 - The True Vine

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Scripture Reading: John 15:1-8

Key Thought: Stay Connected!

  1. What do we learn about Jesus from the “I Am” statements?

    i) How does it apply to your life?

  2. How does Jesus encourage the disciples in the midst of their fear?

  3. What gifts does Jesus give the disciples that will help them in their time of difficulty?

  4. What did the vine represent in the Old Testament?

  5. In what way is Jesus the true Vine?

  6. What is the purpose of the Vine?

  7. What is the purpose of the branches?

  8. How are you doing as a branch?

  9. What would God have to prune to make you more effective?

The "I Am's" of John's Gospel - Part 6 - The Way, The Truth and The Life

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Scripture Reading: John 13:31-14:6

  1. Who is Jesus speaking to in the 2nd part of John’s Gospel?

  2. Why is he speaking to them?

  3. Could you or have you ever done what they have done?

  4. What does Jesus tell the disciples that makes them have fear?

    i) Have you ever had fear like that?

  5. What does Jesus tell them that gives them comfort?

  6. When Jesus says that is the way what does he mean?

    i) How is he the way for you?

  7. When Jesus says he is the truth, what is he the truth about?

    i) How should this affect you?

  8. When Jesus says he is the life, in what way or ways is Jesus the life of the believer?

The "I Am's" of John's Gospel - Part 5 - The Resurrection and the Life

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Scripture Reading: John 11:1-11, 17-37

  1. In what way is this miracle prophetic?

  2. How does this miracle help you see “Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God”?

  3. How do you feel about Jesus not going to see the family when he gets the message that Lazarus was sick?

  4. Why do the disciples need to believe more?

    i) What is their problem?

    ii) Have you ever had that problem?

  5. What do the sisters think would have prevented Lazarus from dying?

    i) Do you think they were right?

  6. How does Martha show us that having a good theology is not always seeing the important truth?

  7. Why is Caiaphas so angry?

  8. Why is the truth of the resurrection so important and so fearful?