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First Baptist Church
Worship Services: 11:00am Sundays
Bible Study — “Talk Back”
|Date:||September 20, 2017|
|Ages:||Adults (18 and up)|
|What:||Explore more deeply last Sunday's sermon and Bible passages with Rev. Maguire.
- Why is it so hard to forgive someone? How many times do you believe it is reasonable to forgive someone? Can you recall a time when you forgave someone; what did that feel like?
- What was motivating Peter to ask the question about forgiveness?
- Generally, remembering this is a parable about the Kingdom of Heaven, how does this parable make you feel?
- How great was the mercy extended to the slave? Why couldn't he extend forgiveness to the other slave?
- The other servants were greatly distressed by the first servant's lack of mercy. Do you observe in this world people's unwillingness to forgive. How does that make you feel?
- Why did Jesus use such a harsh story to make His point?
- Are we indebted to “The King”? If we are forgiven by the King, what should you do for others?
- How do we cultivate an atmosphere of forgiveness in our homes, places of work, and the church?
- How do you think Peter reacted to this parable?
- What characteristics should define members of God's Family/Kingdom?