Community Group Discussion Questions | Week of October 28, 2018
Please see this week’s discussion questions below.
Mark 2:1-12 | Who Can Forgive Sins?
1) Faith is necessary for forgiveness. (v. 1-5)
2) Jesus possesses authority to grant forgiveness. (v. 6-12)
3) The appropriate response to forgiveness is amazement. (v. 12b)
What in the sermon did you find helpful, convicting, or encouraging?
How can we be like the men who went through the roof to get this paralytic to Jesus?
Faith is certainly necessary for forgiveness, but is “faith” a work of ours? What is saving faith, truly?
How do some often misunderstand the relationship between faith and works? What is the true relationship between the two?
Jesus’ divinity is an essential Christian belief. How does this passage show that?
What about Christ amazes you and causes you to give “glory to God?”
Are you regularly amazed by Christ? If not, what are some practical ways we can work toward that?
How can focusing on the gospel (and specifically, Jesus’ forgiveness) help us in difficult seasons
of life? How does it help us in the good seasons?