4 April 2021
Book: John

The Day Hope Died

Bible Passage: John 11:25

OUTLINE

  • Complete forgiveness.
  • Freedom from the fear of death.
  • Completely loved.
  • New kind of courage.

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

  1. The disciples lost all hope when Jesus died. Have you experienced a similar emotion of losing all hope?
  2. How can remembering Jesus’ resurrection give us hope today? Review the following Scriptures: Ephesians 1:7, Colossians 2:13-15, and 1 Peter 1:3
  3. In John 3:16-17, Jesus promises that if you believe in Him, you will never perish. Describe your hope for the future. How can you put this verse into practice when you are unsure of your future?
  4. What are some common fears people have about death? Because of Christ’s resurrection, how does looking at death as merely a transition to another life bring hope?
  5. How convinced are you of God’s total forgiveness? How convinced are you of God’s unconditional love?
  6. How can the resurrection of Christ give you courage? What part of your life do you need additional courage?