Discussion Questions – Week of August 30, 2020

Message: Would You Rather

  1. Can you remember, concerning communion…
  • The first time you participated as a Christian?
  • Ever dropping the bread or cup?
  • A significant time of worship?
  1. What connection does communion have to our definition of worship: Responding to who God is and what He has done by giving ourselves completely to Him?
  1. Remember to Respect Communion (I Corinthians 11:17-22)
  • Read I Corinthians 11:17-22
  • Read Luke 22:7,8,19,20
  • What do we learn from these passages of Scripture and how do they relate to how we should view and respect communion?
  1. Remember the purpose of communion (I Corinthians 11:23-26)
  • Read I Corinthians 11:23-26
  • Read John 6:48; 8:12; 10:9; 15:5
  • What is the purpose of communion according to these verses?
  • How do these verses help us understand the phrases: “this is my body” and “this is my blood”?
  1. Remember to prepare for communion (I Corinthians 11:27-34)
  • Read I Corinthians 11:27-34
  • How do these verses help us know how to prepare for communion?
  1. Discuss the following NEXT STEPS as applications to this message…
  • Remember to respect communion by coming with a humble attitude
  • Remember that the purpose of communion is proclaiming the good news of Jesus, His death and resurrection, securing the salvation of those who believe
  • Remember to prepare for communion through the examination of your heart, the confession of sins, and moving toward others in unity


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