Discussion Questions – Week of April 26, 2020

Message: I am the Vine (John 15:1-17)

  1. Read I Corinthians 11:23-26.

What about participating in communion is most meaningful to you; and why?

 

  1. Read John 15:1-4; Matthew 3:8; 7:17-20 What might “fruit in keeping with repentance” that is considered to be “good” look like?

 

  1. Read John 15:5,6; Matthew 14:49,50; Revelation 20:15

What does all of this, about vines and branches, have to do with eternity?

 

  1. Read John 15:7-17.
  • Follow your outline, under “A true follower of Jesus will be revealed”
  • Read the next bullet point under the title and the corresponding verses
  • Discuss how this area fits a life that connected to the true vine
  • Discuss what this might look like in your life

*Families: Have your children draw or color pictures of the vine and the branches

PRAYER

I AM THE VINE

[Communion – I Corinthians 11:23-26]

Are you dead or alive? (John 15:1-6)

  • It is a fruit issue (Matthew 3:8; 7:17-20)
  • It is a power issue (v.5)
  • It is an eternal issue (Matthew 13:49,50; Revelation 20:15)

A true follower of Jesus will be revealed (John 15:7-17)

  • Answered prayer (vs.7,16; Psalm 66:18; I John 5:14)
  • Living for the glory of God (v.8)
  • Bearing fruit (vs.8,16; Galatians 5:22,23)
  • Obey (vs.9,10; I John 2:6)
  • Joyful (v.11; 10:10; Psalm 51:12)
  • Love one another (vs.12,13,17; I John 3:16; 4:7,8,20)
  • Friends of Jesus (vs.14,15; Matthew 13:10,11; I John 3:17,18)
  • Chosen (v.16; 4:36; Matthew 28:19,20)

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