September 15, 2021

Discover:

  • Who was “Nicodemus” (John 3:1)? What is meant by Nicodemus being “a man of the Pharisees” (John 3:1)? Why did Nicodemus come to Jesus “by night” (John 3:2)?
  • Why is “Spirit” (John 3:5) capitalized? Is the “Spirit” a different God? Is the Holy Spirit someone who can be said to have a ‘personhood’?
  • Did Jesus come to “condemn the world” (John 3:17)? How do those who don’t believe in Jesus end up? What is meant by the “only Son of God” (John 3:18)?

Respond:

  • Are there sins in your life, your love for which is keeping you away from Jesus?
  • According to John 3:18 and John 3:36, what is the outcome of believing or not believing in Jesus? Which represents you today?

September 13, 2021

Discover:

  • In John 1:1-3, what five claims are being made about the “Word”?
  • Who is the “true Light” (John 1:9), also referred to as “the/that Light” in John 1:7 & 8? Where is this “true Light”?
  • Who is “John” in John 1:19? Why is he identified by that label? Why do they ask him if he is “Elijah” or “the Prophet” in John 1:21?

Respond:

  • John was born to serve God as His herald. What is your life’s God-given, God-serving mission?
  • Why was Jesus baptized? What is the meaning of baptism today? Have you taken this step? Why yes or no?

September 12, 2021

Discover:

  • Who are His sheep? Why do they understand His voice and listen? Why do they not know a stranger’s voice? What is this scripture teaching you?
  • Why does Jesus refer to himself as the door?

Respond:

  • What’s the significance of the Shepherd knowing the names of His sheep? What’s the responsibility of a shepherd? What’s the responsibility of the sheep?