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 […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 01.20.19

1. Why does God want His people to be a helping neighbor? 2. What does God promise to those who give? What Bible verses support this? 3. How has God blessed you to be a blessing to others? How might you help others generously?

Sermon Reflection Questions – 01.13.19

What does it mean to be a loving witness? How do nonbelievers call upon Jesus to be saved? Who are three people you can be a loving witness to this week?

Sermon Reflection Questions – 01.06.19

Why is it important that Uptown (or any church) has a vision that comes straight from Scripture? What does it mean to be devoted to a church? How might you devote yourself afresh or anew this year? How could you devote yourself to Christ by devoting yourself to his church in 2019?

Sermon Reflection Questions – 12.30.18

How does the hope of glory help in your current struggles in a fallen world? What steps can you take in order to rest assured that death no longer has victory over you? Are there any aspects of our glorification that you better understand now? How do these encourage you to glorify God and eagerly […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 12.23.18

Why is it so hard to embrace the story of Christmas? What gets in the way? Why is it important to embrace Jesus as God Incarnate? This Christmas season, how will you embrace Jesus boldly in the face of skepticism and worldly distractions?

Sermon Reflection Questions – 12.16.18

Why can we rest secure, assured of our eternal life in Jesus? Why is it important that the Father, the Son, the Spirit, the Bible, and the Church all testify that Christ gives eternal life? Go through each of these testimonies and think about who the testifier is, what they are saying, and why it […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 12.09.18

Why should God’s people start living for eternity right now? Why not just wait until heaven? How sure is your salvation? Why can you be confident in this? What are you looking forward to about eternity in heaven? How does this affect your life right now?

Sermon Reflection Questions – 12.02.18

What does it mean to be dead to sin and alive to God? What do each of these things look like? Which member/members do you need to surrender to God? What does it mean to be holy? Is holiness a possible goal for those in Christ?

Sermon Reflection Questions – 11.25.18

If Jesus forgives our sins, why should we not continue to sin? How has God freed you from the power of sin? How would you describe sanctification in your own words? How has God already sanctified you? How is this different than the way He actively sanctifies you?

Reflection Questions

Questions: 1. What are we called to do in relationships where we are continually sinned against? Do you place a limit on your forgiveness? 2. Do we seek to forgive first or do we look for someone to repent first? What has God called us to? 3. Is your forgiveness of others lip service or is […]

Getting Ready For Sunday: How to Prepare for Worship at Uptown, August 3rd, 2014

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Getting Ready For Sunday: How to Prepare for Worship at Uptown, June 29th, 2014

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