The Miracle of Salvation

Ephesians 2:1-10

Corey Woodard

  1. According to Ephesians 2:1 what causes spiritual death?

  2. Can someone be spiritually neutral towards God?

  3. Why does God show His mercy to Sinners and make them alive in Christ?

  4. How is anyone saved from their sin?

  5. What should be our response to meditating on the miracle of salvation?

When Things Are Beyond Our Control

Ecclesiastes 9:11-18

Pastor Doug Helms


  1. What does the wise man of Ecclesiastes mean when he says, “time and chance happen to them all”? Is the world ruled by fate?

  2. Are all accidents preventable? Why or why not? Should we try to prevent accidents?

  3. According to our text, what can we do to prepare for the evil day?

  4. Does wisdom always bring about our desired end? Why or why not? If not, does that make wisdom useless?

  5. Where does wisdom find it’s perfect fulfillment?

Christ's Example to Us as Servants

John 13:1-20

Pastor Patrick Joyner

  1. Is Christ’s example of servanthood in John 13 an exhortation for us all to be this type of servant?

  2. Why must servants be aware of their surroundings and the people they are called to serve?

  3. What must we do to have this position of strength that Jesus had in service, instead of a sense of despair?

  4. Why would some people be uncomfortable with my service to them? Should I not serve them because of this?

  5. As we age and walk with the Lord through the years, do we graduate from being a servant to one who is mostly served?

Suspicious Minds - Part 2

John 7:24

Pastor Doug Helms


  1. What was wrong with the way the Pharisees judged Jesus for healing the man on the Sabbath, in John 7:21?

  2. What are some dangers that come about when we judge a person or a situation by outward appearances?

  3. Why is it wrong to judge a person’s motives? Is it possible to know a persons motives? How can we know another person’s motives?

  4. In a court of law, how is a person’s guilt established? Does this have anything to say about how we judge others?

  5. What is the biblical way to deal with fear of man?

Suspicious Minds - Part 1

1 Samuel 18:6-9

Pastor Doug Helms


  1. Is it always wrong to be suspicious of a person or a situation? Why or why not?

  2. Why was King Saul suspicious of David? What did his suspicion of David say about his attitude towards God?

  3. What are some sins that usually go with a suspicious mind?

  4. What are some of the causes of sinful suspicion?

  5. What can we do to overcome sinful suspicion in our hearts?

Friendships in the Body - Part 2

Romans 12:10

Pastor Doug Helms


  1. Do godly friends always make us feel good about ourselves? Why or why not?

  2. What are some scriptures verses that talk about one friend rebuking another?

  3. Is it possible to love your brother/sister, and never confront him in his sin? Why or why not?

  4. Is every rebuke of a Christian brother/sister appropriate? Explain your answer.

  5. Is every rebuke of a Christian brother/sister done the way it is supposed to be done? Why or why not?

  6. What are some of the “one another” commands? What do these commands say about the need for us to maintain close relationships?

Friendship's in the Body - Part 1

John 13:34 - 35

Pastor Doug Helms

  1. What is a friend? What does true friendship look like?

  2. What are some biblical examples of true friendship? What is the perfect model of what true friendship is?

  3. How important is it that we have close, intimate friends in the church body? Why is it important?

  4. Why is it natural that we would have strong friendships within the church family?

  5. What are some benefits of having godly friends in our lives?

  6. hat are some ways that we can cultivate godly friendships in the body of Chris?

True and False Leadership - Part 2

2 Corinthians 11:16-21

Pastor Doug Helms

  1. What was the leadership of Jesus like? Why is it important that we use His example for the leadership we exercise?

  2. Why is hyper-headship a satanic distortion of biblical leadership?

  3. What is wrong with the attitude “I will be good to her if she respects me”? What is the biblical attitude?

  4. Why are conservative churches vulnerable to the error of hyper-headship? What will protect us from falling for this error?

  5. Does a spouse who suffers an on-going pattern of oppression in the home have any righteous recourse?

  6. What would the servant leadership of Jesus look like in the home? In the church?

True and False Leadership - Part 1

2 Corinthians 11:16-21

Pastor Doug Helms

  1. Why is Paul embarrassed by the way he has to speak in 2 Corinthians 11:16-21?

  2. What is it that the Corinthian Christians are doing that is so troubling to Paul? Why does it trouble him?

  3. Is all strong leadership good? Why or why not?

  4. What are some of the things the false leaders in Corinth are doing to the Corinthian Christians?

  5. What is the biblical alternative to the “power of coercion”?

  6. What was the leadership of Jesus like? Why is it important that we use His example for the leadership we exercise?

  7. What would the servant leadership of Jesus look like in the home? In the church?

  8. What is biblical complementarianism? How can the biblical teaching on the wife’s submission to the husband be distorted?

Excuses Answered

Romans 10:18-21

Pastor Doug Helms

  1. What question is Paul answering in Romans 9, 10, and 11? What are the first three answers to that question?

  2. What are the two excuses given, in our text, to try to show the nation of Israel innocent of their disobedience to the gospel? Why are these not good excuses?

  3. Why were the Jews jealous of the Gentiles for receiving the message of Christ? What did their jealousy prove about themselves?

  4. What was offensive to the Jews about God going to the Gentiles with His message of salvation?

  5. Why do people today seem to understand the good news of the message of Christ and still oppose it?

  6. Is the preaching of the gospel enough to save sinners? What is God’s “secret weapon” against sinful unbelief?

  7. What three things do the out-stretched hands of God, in verse 21, each us? What is the natural response to the out-stretched hand in verse 21? Why?

  8. Is there any indication in your life that you love and appreciate God’s grace and kindness to you?