Community Group Discussion Questions | Week of December 2, 2018
Please see this week’s discussion questions below.
Job 14:1-22 | “A Thrill of Hope”
1.) Hope defies what is seen.
2.) Hope demands what is unseen.
3.) Hope delivers on its promise.
Thinking back on what you heard this past Sunday, what are some reasons we must not forget the story of Job?
In what ways is the book of Job still relevant for Christians today?
How is our hope different from a “hope that this or that might happen?” (Consider 2 Corinthians 1:7; Colossians 1:5, 27; 1 Thessalonians 4:13; 1 Timothy 1:1; Hebrews 6:19, 11:1.)
What’s something painful you’re going through right now or have went through recently? What do you believe is/was the purpose of that pain?
Considering the sufferings of this life, why would we have less reason to hope if we didn’t believe in the sovereignty of God?
How is our hope finally delivered and fulfilled?
How does the birth of Christ relate to the hope Job longed for? How does it relate to our hope?
In what ways can we use the story of Job in our conversations with non-believers this Christmas season?