The Empty Tomb
Luke 24:1-12 • March 27, 2016 • Michael Wilburn
APPLICATION QUESTIONS: • Is the “first day of the week” referring to Sunday? How important is it for Christians to worship on the first day of the week? • Where in the Gospels can you find the “remember how he told you” (Lk 24:6) conversation to which the angels refer? • Do you believe Luke 24:6, “He is not here, but has risen”? What are the implications of this belief for you? • How can a Christian sustain and practice “marveling” (vs. 12) the resurrection?
The Obvious & Glorious View of the Cross
Luke 23:33-43 • January 3, 2016 • Michael Wilburn
APPLICATION QUESTIONS: » How does Jesus' statement, "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do" influence your willingness to forgive and willingness to trust God's purposes? » What is ironic about the scoffing comment, "He saved others; let him save himself, if he is the Christ of God"? » Considering that the same circumstance led two criminals to different response, what will influence you to receive Jesus rather than reject him? » Is there a difference between the kingdom the penitent criminal hoped for and the paradise Jesus offered?
Fixed Attention on Jesus Christ
Hebrews 3:1-6 • January 4, 2015 • Michael Wilburn
Application Questions: • What does it mean to “consider Jesus” (Heb. 3:1) and “hold fast” (Heb. 3:6)? • Considering the building analogy used in Hebrews 3:3-4 does Jesus have the appropriate place of honor in your life? • How should a believer boast without being prideful (Heb. 3:6)? In what is the believer’s confidence? • What correlations come from comparing Jesus and Moses?