Sermon Discussion Questions

Sermon Discussion Questions

Small Group/Interact Questions (January 21)

  1. The context of Psalm 51 can be found in 2 Samuel 11 & 12. Why did King David write this Psalm?

  2. What does it mean for God to have mercy on us? What does it look like for you to extend that same mercy to others?

  3. God’s mercy is “according to” or “on account of” what?

  4. What does David ask God to do for him?

  5. In verse 4, David says that God is the only one he’s sinned against. Is this true?

  6. Verse 5 is often used to support a pro-life/anti-abortion position. Explain why.

  7. How does this passage help us to understand the gospel of Jesus Christ more fully? How does it help us in relating to those who support abortion?”Christian Civility:  Humility and Respect in an Uncivil World” Psalm 51:1-6

Small Group/Interact Questions (January 14)

  1. Micah 6:8 says God requires three things of those who follow Him. What are they, and which one is the most difficult for you to do?

  2. What does it mean to “walk justly?” What are practical ways to treat others with justice? Give an example of treating someone “unjustly.”

  3. Mercy is described as not receiving what we deserve? How does God exhibit that in our lives? How do we “love mercy” in respect to others?

  4. “Walking humbly” can take many forms. Describe one or two, especially as it involves your relationship with others.

  5. Read Philippians 2:3-4. How is this possible with someone with someone who is mean or difficult?

  6. How does the gospel of Jesus Christ enable and empower us to do as Micah and Philippians commands us?

“Christian Civility:  Humility and Respect in an Uncivil World” Micah 6:8, Philippians 2:3-4