Community Group Questions 07.03.22

by Jul 10, 2022

Sermon // “Guam Politics” Romans 13

  1. What is your experience with politics in Guam? Do you agree with the descriptions from the sermon:
    a. It has a small town feel to it.
    b. It has big city impact to it.
    c. It’s Guam’s national pastime.
    d. It has more power than the church.

 

  1. What has God set up in the verses below and what happens to us if we respond how God wants us to?
    a. Ephesians 6:1-4
    b. 16:18 & Hebrews 13:17
    c. Romans 13:1-4
    d. Ephesians 6:5-9
    e. What is the primary purpose for the authorities above, and what kind of problems might arise in a culture if we are disobedient?

 

  1. What does the word instituted mean in Romans 13:1 and how does this affect our attitude towards authority?
    a. What kind of caveats does the Bible give us for disobedience?
    b. What kind of caveats does it not give us that we try and utilize?
    c. What do these verses teach us about our responses:
    1. 1 Timothy 2:1-2
    2. Titus 3:1-2
    3. 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

 

  1. What can you apply from your discussion today to the Church’s Covid-19 pandemic response? What can be learned for future similar challenges?