Once In awhile we need a personal invitation.
Discussion points: Simon Peter, How fragile we can be, not belonging, what can
frighten us, generic friends, where did we get the idea we earn Godʼs love?, to find
yourself, righteousness and church, crucifixion of Jesus, disciples and Peter, tomb is
empty, Gospel of Mark
If you prove your faith, it is not faith.
Discussion points: The idea of the way Thomas is perceived, Jesus raised from the
dead physically?, It takes more faith to be blind and stay blind but to be kind than it
ever takes to get well, What Jesus says about an experience, miracles, Thomas, the
tomb, John 20: 27-29
How easy it is to misunderstand.
Discussion points: We allow a Biblical writer to interpret our understanding of Judas,
Less government? but political parties moving into the bedroom, When we draw the
wrong conclusion from a fact, abortion, contraception, warning of decay and potential
within us, Judas and an exaggerated view of Jesus, Judas and the crucifixion, The
Gospel of Matthew
What are you not saying that someone needs to hear?
Discussion Points: Beersheba, Solomon, David, “my peace I give to you,” Jesus knew how to use words, Earl Warren, separate but equal, not always sure what we are seeing without words
Absolutely nothing separates you from God.
Discussion points: Josiah, Paul, Romans 8:38, The New Testament, what it is to suffer, learn from pain, atheism, Jesus paints a picture of God, a breakthrough in history, Adlai Stevenson, John F. Kennedy, adultery, comfortable at someone else’s expense, You have validity, the idea becomes reality, creating an idea of God