simply jesus

12/09/18 Study Questions

Simply Jesus - A Simple Plan

1. If God didn’t care about us He wouldn’t have needed a plan to save us.  He made a plan of salvation only because He wants us.  What does that mean to you?

2. Why is there only one ‘acceptable solution’ for sin?

3. Read Hebrews 2:14-18.  What is the importance of the Incarnation—God becoming human in every way—for us?  

    a) What were the implications for Jesus?

    b) How is our natural relationship to God like the relationship between ‘upstairs’ and ‘downstairs’ people?

    c) “When God came downstairs He brought His pajamas and toothbrush with Him.”  What does this mean and how is it significant?

4. What would your Christmas celebrations look like if you made them simply about Jesus?  What could you do to simplify your Christmas plans to reflect the true meaning this year?

5. Read Ephesians 1:11, 2:10.  How can we, as Christ’s followers, be an extension of His incarnation in our lives this week?