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John 6:60-71 Study Guide: Where Else Would We Go?
August 10th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Where Else Would We Go?John 6:60-71Study Information:Jesus desires that we find our life in him and know that he alone has the Words of Eternal Life. Over the last few st...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 6:41-59 Study Guide: Jesus Addresses the Skeptics
August 4th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Jesus Addresses the SkepticsJohn 6:41-59Study Information:We have been looking at Jesus’ words in John 6 about being the Bread of Life over the last few study guides. Jes...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 6:22-40 Study Guide: I am the Bread of Life
July 28th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — I am the Bread of LifeJohn 6:22-40Study Information:In our last section we learned that the crowd was following Jesus because they saw the signs he did with healing the s...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 6:1-21 Study Guide: Satisfied
July 21st, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — SatisfiedJohn 6:1-21Study Information:One of the most interesting groups of people in the gospels are "the crowds” that follow Jesus. The gospel writers usually tell us w...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 5:30-47 Study Guide: The Scriptures Point to Me
July 14th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — The Scriptures Point to MeJohn 5:30-47Study Information:Jesus continues his discussion with the pharisees who earlier criticized him for breaking the sabbath and making h...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 5:19-29 Study Guide: Jesus Gives Life
July 7th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Jesus Gives LifeJohn 5:19-29Study Information:In our passage Jesus addresses the hostile crowd of the pharisees and describes his relationship with God the Father. He was...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 5:1-18 Study Guide: Do You Want to be Healed?
June 30th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Do You Want to be Healed?John 5:1-18Study Information:Jesus went to a place that was a common gathering place for people with physical issues looking to be healed. This c...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 4:46-54 Study Guide: In Need of a Miracle
June 23rd, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — In Need of a MiracleJohn 4:46-54Study Information:We learn in our text that some people do need to see God’s active work to believe and what we see in this text is that G...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 4:1-45 Study Guide: Living Water
June 8th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Living Water - John 4 Parts 1 and 2John 4:1-45Main idea: Jesus is a gift from God as living water for eternal life. In our passage he offers relationship with the woman a...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 3:22-36 Study Guide: He Must Increase, I Must Decrease
June 2nd, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — I Must DecreaseJohn 3:22-36Main idea: John the baptist’s role was to point to Christ as Jesus increased and John decreased. Humility happens when we know who God is and w...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 3:14-21 Study Guide: Jesus High and Lifted Up
May 26th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Jesus High and Lifted UpJohn 3:14-21Main idea: God shows his love for us that while we were still sinners he sent his son into the world to save and not condemn. This cal...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 3:1-15 Study Guide: Born From Above
May 19th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Born From AboveJohn 3:1-15Main idea: God brings people into his kingdom by making them spiritually new. This is an act of the Holy Spirit as one looks to Jesus in faith. ...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 2:13-25 Study Guide: Clearing Out the Temple
May 10th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Cleansing the TempleJohn 2:13-25Main idea: The temple of God was a place where heaven and earth overlapped in the Jewish mind. They’d offer sacrifice and prayer as they g...  Read More
by David Frederick
Gideon Week 3 Study Guide: With Great Power
May 4th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — With Great PowerJudges 7:24-8:35Main Idea:God accomplished his victory through Gideon and the people of Israel but we are left wondering what just happened as Gideon does...  Read More
by David Frederick
Gideon Week 2 Study Guide: Weak Faith
April 28th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Weak FaithJudges 6:36-7:23Main Idea:Even after his initial encounter with God, Gideon still struggled with believing God was reliable and trustworthy. Gideon tests God an...  Read More
by David Frederick
Gideon Week 1 Study Guide: Hiding from God
April 19th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Hiding from GodJudges 6:1-35Main Idea:God’s people were facing oppression from surrounding countries as a result of their idolatry and drifting away from God. In response...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 1:35-51 Study Guide: A Call to the Curious
March 30th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — A Call to CuriosityJohn 1:35-51Main idea: Jesus begins his ministry by calling his first followers. In our passage we see Jesus respond to the curiosity of two followers ...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 1:19-34 Study Guide: Behold the Lamb of God
March 24th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Behold the Lamb of GodJohn 1:19-34Main idea: Jesus is the lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world and the king who brings the kingdom of God. His ministry will b...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 1:14-18 Study Guide: The Word Became Flesh
March 16th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — The Word Became FleshJohn 1:14-18Main idea: God the son took on full humanity to reveal God’s glory and grace to his people so that God can be known more fully. This surp...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 1:6-13 Study Guide: Children of God
March 10th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Children of GodJohn 1:6-13Main idea: Being a follower of Jesus is a received identity. God sent his son to reconcile to himself those who’d receive him through faith and ...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 1:1-5 Study Guide: The Eternal Word
March 2nd, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — The Eternal WordJohn 1:1-5Main idea: Jesus is fully God and fully human and is our source of life and light. God responds to the sin and brokenness of creation by sending...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 16:1-24 Study Guide: Growing up in Christ
February 2nd, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Growing up in Christ1 Corinthians 16:1-24Main idea: Paul closes out his letter to the Corinthians by giving them a picture of what maturity in Christ looks like. The cent...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 15:50-58 Study Guide: The Death of Death
January 26th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — The Death of Death1 Corinthians 15:50-58Main idea: The Resurrection gives followers of Jesus a hope that the world does not have. The victory of Jesus means the death of ...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 15:35-49 Study Guide: Resurrection Bodies
January 19th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Resurrection Bodies1 Corinthians 15:35-49Main idea: Followers of Jesus look forward to an eternity where they will have new imperishable bodies modeled after Jesus’ own r...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 15:20-34 Study Guide: Living in Light of the Resurrection
January 12th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Living in Light of the Resurrection1 Corinthians 15:20-34Main idea: Paul continues his discussion about the reality and results of the resurrection. Since Christ has defe...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 15:12-20 Study Guide: Being Raised with Christ
January 5th, 2022
Community Group Study Guide — Being Raised with Christ1 Corinthians 15:12-20Main idea: The good news of Jesus is bound up in his resurrection from the dead. Jesus did not stay in the tomb but was rais...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Study Guide: Gospel Centered Faith
December 29th, 2021
Community Group Study Guide — Gospel Centered Faith1 Corinthians 15:1-11Main idea: In this last major section of First Corinthians Paul helps us understand how the gospel is central for living out fai...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 14:26-40 Study Guide: Orderly Worship
November 18th, 2021
Community Group Study Guide — Orderly Worship1 Corinthians 14:26-40Main idea: Paul concludes his focus on Spiritual gifts by encouraging the whole church to come to worship ready to contribute, but to...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 14:1-25 Study Guide: Pursuing Love and Desiring the Gifts
November 10th, 2021
Community Group Study Guide — The Pursuit of Love and Desiring Spiritual Gifts 1 Corinthians 14:1-25Main idea: Spiritual gifts are a conduit for the church to show God’s love and grace to one another....  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 13:1-8 Study Guide: Love Never Ceases
October 27th, 2021
Community Group Study Guide — Love Never Ceases1 Corinthians 13:1-8aMain idea: 1 Corinthians 13 is one of the main points of the entire letter. In a church that is divided and competitive, Paul remind...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 12:12-31 Study Guide: One Body, Many Members
October 20th, 2021
Community Group Study Guide — One Body Many Members1 Corinthians 12:12-31Main idea: The church is one body made up of many different individuals who have placed their faith in Jesus. We are called to ...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 17 Study Guide Part 4: Growing in Christ
September 16th, 2021
Community Group Study Guide — Growing in Christ John 17:11-12, 15-17, 24Main idea: Jesus prays that his followers would be kept by the Father. We are kept by God so that we would grow in our enjoyment...  Read More
by David Frederick
John 17 Study Guide Part 1: Enjoying God
August 26th, 2021
Community Group Study Guide — Enjoying GodJohn 17:1-6, 10-13Main idea: Jesus prays for his followers that they may know God, glorify God and enjoy him. This is the kind of life that the Son shares wit...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Study Guide: Run to Win the Race
August 11th, 2021
Community Group Study Guide — Run to Win the Race1 Corinthians 9:24-27Main idea: Followers of Jesus care called to center their lives on Christ which requires self-control and discipline. This is not ...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 9:1-23 Study Guide: Surrendering Your Rights
August 5th, 2021
Community Group Study Guide — Surrendering Your Rights1 Corinthians 9:1-23Main idea: Mature Christian faith moves from “am I not free?” to “I surrender all” (1 Corinthians 9:19). We see Paul, in our p...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 7:1-9 Study Guide: The Beauty of Marriage
June 27th, 2021
Community Group Study Guide — The Beauty of Marriage 1 Corinthians 7:1-9Main idea: Paul corrects a misunderstanding around sex in the Corinthian church where some thought it was holier to abstain even...  Read More
by David Frederick
1 Corinthians 6:12-20 Study Guide: Bought With a Price
June 19th, 2021
Community Group Study Guide — Bought With a Price1 Corinthians 6:12-20Study Information:Does God just arbitrarily pick and choose what is “sin” and what is not? Some in our world think that Christians...  Read More
by David Frederick