Sermon Reflection Questions – 06.30.19

1. What is it that captivates our hearts? When we are unconvinced that God is who he really says he is, that there is no way we are truly loved or forgiven, what is that we believe replaces that truth? 2. What evidence do we have that Christ’s sacrifice is truly finished? Christ is the […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 06.23.19

What sacrifice or obedience to the Lord are we trusting in for justification and cleansing beside Christ’s in our lives? How does this week’s text help us better understand the relationship and continuity between the Old and the New Testament? What does this passage teach us about God’s will and His plan for salvation? Why […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 06.16.19

How aware are you of the Importance of blood in Christianity? “Christianese” has a way of sanitizing concepts by repetition. But if you really consider the graphic language scripture uses to talk about blood sacrifices, washings, pouring out and drinking the blood of Christ, what sort of thoughts and feelings surface? Why did Jesus need […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 05.26.19

How is the new covenant better than the old covenant? What promises are the new covenant enacted on? What is so significant about these promises How will you live as a recipient of the new covenant?

Sermon Reflection Questions – 05.19.19

Do you need a priest? Who have you been trying to substitute as your priest? Who was Melchizedek and why is it significant that Jesus was a priest after the order of Melchizedek? How do you deal with the guilt of your sins? How should you deal with the guilt of your sins? What can […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 05.12.19

1. Do you live by promise? What promises do you live by? 2. What is so hopeful about Jesus being our high priest? 3. What is the difference between hoping in heaven and hoping in Jesus? How can you hope in Jesus further?

Sermon Reflection Questions – 05.02.19

Is there a part of your Christian life that you’ve been drinking milk but need to start eating meat? What would it look like to mature in this area? What happens when you strive after God? What does God do for those who serve the saints? Why? Have you been coasting in part or all […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 04.28.19

How did Jesus’ suffering result in him being made perfect? Wasn’t Jesus perfect to begin with? What does this mean for our suffering? What does humbly following Jesus as our Great High Priest look like? What does it not look like? What does Jesus being your High Priest mean in your everyday life? How can […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – Easter Sunday – 04.21.19

Sermon Reflection Questions – Easter Sunday – 04.21.19

Why are we so tempted to fear? How does the good news of Easter put fear to death? What is your biggest fear? How does surrendering your life to Jesus put that fear to death? Why is Easter a big deal? What is the significance of Jesus’ death and resurrection? If you’ve been living in […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 04.14.19

Why do we often pray without confidence? How does Jesus’ role as Great High Priest affect prayer? What makes prayer powerful? How does this change the way we pray? Take the time you would normally spend answering this third question and boldly approach the throne of grace in prayer.

Sermon Reflection Questions – 04.07.19

What does it mean that the Word of God is living? How often do you immerse yourself in God’s word? When is the last time it struck you to the heart? How will you wield this two-edged sword? What steps can you take to better familiarize yourself with the power the Word of God contains?

Sermon Reflection Questions – 03.31.19

Define Sabbath-rest. How do we enter Sabbath-rest today? What have you been turning to in order to feel rested? Has this been fulfilling? If your soul tired, worn out, or busy, what will give you true rest? If your soul feels replenished, what will keep it full when trials come? How can we strive for […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 03.24.19

When faced with trials, are you more of a faithless grumbler or a faithful complainer? Are your trials in the circumstances themselves or your heart’s response to circumstances? What makes unbelief so dangerous? Who are people in your life who exhort you and keep you accountable? When is the last time you thanked them? Who […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 03.17.19

What about Moses made him an appealing leader? Who are some of your heroes of the faith and what attracts you to them? How is Jesus better than all of these people? Who built Uptown Church? Who is at work leading Uptown Church? How can you spend more time focusing on the glory of Jesus, […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 03.10.19

Why does it matter that Jesus took on flesh and blood to be like us in every way? Why is it important that Jesus is both God and man? How is it a comfort that Jesus sympathizes in our weaknesses? Next time you are tempted to sin, what step will you take to remind yourself […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 03.03.19

Why do we struggle to trust the Father in trials? How did Jesus respond to suffering? How can we move toward responding in a similar way? What did Jesus’ suffering do for those who trust in him? How can we trust the Father more knowing that we are adopted sons through Christ? What have you […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 02.24.19

How did Christ receive glory by becoming lower than the angels? According to the author of Hebrews, who is the subject of Psalm 8? In what condition did God create humans? Into what condition did we fall? What does Christ do to restore us?

Sermon Reflection Questions – 02.17.19

What does it mean to drift away from Jesus? How does this happen? Why would a loving God discipline those who drift away from Him? Have you been drifting from Jesus? In what ways? How can you turn to zealously follow him again?

Sermon Reflection Questions – 02.03.18

How is Jesus’ speaking different than God speaking through the prophets before Jesus? How is Jesus’ speaking better? Why should we listen to him? How are we to listen to Jesus? How are you doing at listening to him? Read Hebrews 1:1-4 again. What things does this passage explicitly and implicitly tell us about Jesus? […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 01.27.19

How can you personally give yourself to reproducing healthy churches? Why should you do this? What is Jesus asking His disciples to do in Matthew 28? What elements are essential to doing the Great Commission? There are a lot of really good churches in Charlotte. Does that mean the Great Commission is accomplished here? Why […]