Community Group Questions 10.10.21

by Oct 11, 2021

Sermon // “Stand Firm Against Rebellion” Jude 8-13

  1. Read Numbers 22:21-35 (If you have time it is beneficial to read all of Balaam story in Numbers 22 and 23).
    a. How would you describe Balaam’s discernment through the whole process?
    b. How does your description of Balaam fit 2 Peter 2:18?
    c. In what ways might God create obstacles for us today?  How do the following verses address this: 
    1 Corinthians 11:27-32
    Galatians 2:11-14
    Hebrews 10:24-25
    d. What are issues today in the church where you see God’s people acting like Balaam – headstrong, breaking down obstacles and refusing to listen?

  2. What does the phrase “Orthodoxy leads to Orthopraxy” mean?  
    a. What are some areas where you are not sure what the Bible teaches on as “straight doctrine”?b. How can you address this to make sure there is straight practice in your life?

  3. Read Numbers 16:1-11.   What did Korah place his confidence in?
    a. How did Korah set up what was essentially his own religion?
    b. How do you see this in culture today?
    c. How do you see this in churches today?
    d. What should be our response—particularly according to Jude?

  4. How do you think Michael’s dispute with satan has application for us today?
    a. How does Ephesians 4:29-32 exhort us on this issue?
    b. How do you think the Bible leads you on cussing?