Week 44 Reading Questions Romans 15-1 Corinthians 12

Whole Story Questions: 1.)  Why was Peter criticized for eating with Gentiles? It may seem a bit silly to us, but how do our cultural beliefs creep in and affect our theological beliefs? 2.) The prayer meeting of Acts 12:12 was interrupted by the answer to their prayers! When you pray, are you sometimes doubtful […]

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1 Corinthians 1:4-5

How many times a day have we prejudged someone based upon outward appearance?  How many times have we avoided someone we know is just a crabby person?  How many times have we chosen to withhold mercy, grace or forgiveness because some people just don’t get it?  Paul gives us a glimpse into how he sees […]

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Romans 14:8-9

We all search for Identity in someone or something.  As I grew up (no comments here please) I wanted to be known as an athlete.  The buffet of manliness you see in me today may not reflect this desire, but it was.  I did too much to make my identity be in sports.  When my […]

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Romans 1:21-23

Romans is a book used as foundational teaching about the Gospel.  Paul clarifies the truth of what Jesus taught as the “Good News” in the gospels.  This truth is vital.  Eternity hangs on our decision to accept or reject it. If we do not accept God’s truth, we will replace it with our own. Truth […]

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Week 43 Reading Questions

Whole Story Questions: Acts 4: When persecuted, the early followers of Christ responded with joy and prayers for even more boldness to keep speaking. Why did they go on the “offensive” instead of praying for their safety and freedom? Acts 5: We’re really not sure of Gamaliel’s motives, but God used him to quiet an […]

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Week 42 Reading Questions Acts 14-28

Whole Story Questions: Sunday: Poverty is more than just an economic status. What does the widow’s generosity show about her view of God? What does a lack of generosity show about how we view God? Do you live with a poverty or abundance mindset? (Do you see what you have or only what you want?) […]

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Acts 28

The Book of Acts seems to end in an awkward sort of cliff-hanger fashion. Paul is in prison, awaiting trial and sentencing…what happens??!!? Is he found guilty? Is he set free? Will he be put to death? I, and many scholars who know a lot more than me, believe that Luke actually very purposefully leaves […]

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