GETTING MORE OUT OF THE MESSAGE
Welcome to MORE. This week, watch the sermon, read the scripture and answer the questions below in your quiet time, with your family or in a group.
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MATTHEW (WEEK 2)
SCRIPTURE: Matthew 3
What stood out to you about the message?
How was John the Baptist a symbol of Jesus' kingdom?
In what ways did John the Baptist "herald" Jesus' coming? How are we like John today when it come to preparing the way and proclaiming the message of Jesus?
What comes to mind when you think of repentance?
How do you make the connection between repentance and grace?
Discuss a time you missed out on what God was doing because it didn’t look like you expected?
Talk about your baptism story. If you have not been baptized, what are biggest fears or questions?
Close with a time of prayer for the faith journeys of the people in your group or family. Write down your prayer requests or ask those with you for prayer needs or concerns. Pray for a newfound realization of being part of God's kingdom. Continue to pray for obedience.
Let's continue to explore more about the idea of repentance and baptism in the bible. Here are a few places to start...