Message Title: A Reasonable Faith
Series: Reasons for God
Isaiah 1:18; Isaiah 53
Worldview offers answers to four primary life questions:
- Origins: Where did I come from?
- Meaning: Why am I here?
- Morality: How do I understand right and wrong?
- Destiny: What happens to me when I die?
- Is it reasonable to believe that everything comes from nothing?
- Is it reasonable to believe that intelligence is produced from non-intelligence?
- Is it reasonable to believe that a cosmic explosion produces universal order and fine tuning?
Follow-up Questions from Sunday’s Message:
Getting to Know You:
What was the best memory or highlight from your summer?
Looking back at your notes from this week’s teaching, what was the most memorable part of the message for you on Sunday?
- Why do you think college campuses are so hostile to Christians/a Christian world view? Did you ever experience direct or indirect challenges to your faith in college? Please share.
- When you think about your world view, how has it changed over the years and what/who has had the most influence in that change?
- Read Isaiah 1:18. How would you define reason?
- What do you believe is the most reasonable part of your faith?
- Read Isaiah 53. Pastor Frank shared on Sunday that this chapter is what convinced him that the Christian faith/world view was true? Do you believe that this chapter is evidence for the existence of God? Why or Why not?
- Read John 5:39-40. Jesus says that the Scriptures testify about Him and His coming. Do you think Jesus was referring to passages like Isaiah 53? What other Scriptures can you think of that testify about Him?
- Read 1 Peter 3:15. What does this passage say to us about sharing our worldview with others? What do you think is so hopeful about our Christian worldview that others don’t have? How does your faith give you hope for today and into eternity?
Taking it Home:
What is one thing you can apply to your life from this message and how can this group remember you in prayer this week?
Please pray that this message series will impact people’s lives especially our brothers and sisters attending or soon to be attending college.