Month: March 2019

Sick of Religion? Week 6: Intro/LifeGroup Questions

WEEK 6 This guide pairs with Mark 3:7-21, 31-35 and the sermon preached at Chapel Hill March 30-31. Written by Judson Taylor Director of Communications at Chapel Hill. I am a Jesus follower, husband to Cara, Dad to Jeremiah and Mercy, storyteller, alchemist of the persuasive arts, Anglophile, musician, music lover, armchair traveler, and theo-nerd. […]

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Sick of Religion? Week 6: Devotional Day 1

DAY 1 – Monday Daily devotional Read Mark 3:7-8; Matthew 12:14-15; Mark 3:13-15; Matthew 6:6 Ask Jesus is experiencing serious opposition by this point in the gospel. What is his response? Look for how he “withdrew with his disciples”, “went up on the mountain”, “called to him…and appointed 12”. Reflect We pick up Jesus’ story […]

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Sick of Religion? Week 5: Devotional Day 5

DAY 5 – Friday Daily devotional Read Mark 3:1-5 Ask How do you know when your interpretation of Scripture is accurate? Discuss as a group how to test and weigh your own interpretation through the lens of Scripture, wisdom and the history of interpretation by the Church through the ages. Reflect Have you ever walked […]

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Sick of Religion? Week 5: Devotional Day 4

DAY 4 – Thursday Daily devotional Read Matthew 23:23-24 Ask The Pharisees are upset in this story when Jesus’ followers don’t keep to their traditions and rules, even though the behavior of Jesus’ disciples is in accord with Scripture. When have you judged or experienced judgment in a “Pharisaical” way? Reflect Before we ask the […]

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Sick of Religion? Devotional Day 2

DAY 2 – Tuesday Daily devotional   Read 1 Samuel 21:1-6; Mark 2:23-28  Ask Read about “what David did” in 1 Samuel 21:1-6 to understand the background to Jesus’ comments on the Sabbath. How is Jesus’ interpretation of Sabbath work radical compared to the Pharisees and yet still consistent with the Scriptures? Reflect Have you […]

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