Fundamentals of the BibleDiscussion Questions
Below are the discussion questions we will be reviewing in our study on Wednesday night (2/24/2016, 6pm at the church building). Please review the below and be prepared to discuss them this Wednesday. If you would like to read a summary of the sermon, or watch the video, please click here.
- How does our decision to interpret the bible literally, figuratively or with a combination of the two shape our lives and the church?
- Share a verse that you believe should be taken literally and explain why. Share a verse that you believe should be taken figuratively and explain why.
- Why do you think the bible is often difficult to understand?
- What can we do to make it easier to understand?
- Why do some translations remove certain verses or put them in footnotes? (Eg. John 5:4, Acts 8:37, 1 John 5:7, Mark 16:9-20.)
- What do you believe is the most prominent theme that runs throughout the Bible?
- In light of this, why do you think the bible was written?