April 16 – 22

Weekly Reading for April 16 – 22

Preparing for Next Week’s Message

Sermon Series: The 7 Deadly Sins: This Is No Game
Sermon Title: The Lure of Lust

This reading plan will get your heart and mind set for the next message on April 23, 2023:

Reflecting on the Most Recent Sermon

Sermon Series: Gardens & Graves
Sermon Title: From My Grave to God's Paradise
Delivered On: April 16, 2023


Memorize and Reflect

Romans 6:5 For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we will certainly also be united with him in a resurrection like his.

Prayer Direction

Thank God for the gift of salvation through Jesus Christ that changes our lives both now and forever.

“Live It!” Challenge

Determine to live each day in light of the fact that Jesus Christ makes all things new, and that we have a sure hope beyond this life.

Small Group Discussion

  1. Do you tend to see the Bible as a big collection of various stories and doctrines, or do you think of it as one large, unified narrative telling God's story of redemption?

  2. Read: Romans 5:1-14. How does this passage help to describe our identity in Christ?

  3. What are some ways people seek to understand their identity in our culture today?

  4. Read: Romans 6:3-7 and Romans 6:20-23. How does this show the change in our lives when we experience salvation through Jesus?

  5. What are some practical ways you can live each day in light of what Jesus has done for us and who we are as Christians?

  6. How could the truths we've read in Romans help us to live daily with more of a focus on gratitude?

  7. Knowing what we've read in these chapters in Romans, what are ways we can show and share this with those around us who need the gospel?