Community Group Questions 08.08.21

by Aug 6, 2021

Sermon // “Finding the Cross” Colossians 2:11-15

  1. Can you explain the purpose of believer’s baptism and the symbolism in it?
    a. How would you include Colossians 2:12 as part of your answer?
    b. 1 Peter 3:1?
    c. Galatians 3:27
    d. Mark 16:16?

 

  1. How would you answer these questions about baptism?
    a. How old do you have to be to get baptized?
    b. What if I was baptized when I was an infant, should I get baptized again?
    c. Should our church practice infant baptism?
    d. Should I get baptized more than once in my life?

 

  1. Read Colossians 2:11-15 and explain what the following statements mean:
    a. vs. 11 – In him you were circumcised with a circumcision made without hands (Romans 6:6, 2 Cor. 5:17, Titus 3:5-6)
    b. vs. 14 – Cancelled the record of debt that stood against us (Romans 3:19-20, James 2:10)
    c. With its legal demands (Romans 6:23, 1 Cor. 15:55)

 

  1. During the Pax Romana how would the citizens of Rome enjoy the peace their military and leaders provided (i.e. good roads and stability, no enemy raids)?
    a. Despite the Roman military’s strength, in what ways might citizens still live in fear (i.e. corruption)?
    b. How is the triumph of Jesus different for us?