Text

1Peter 3:18-24

Summary

Why Jesus came to earth is a critical question we all need to answer, A wrong understanding of why Jesus came can take us in all sorts of wrong directions. If he came to teach morals – then we will think his life was about ethics. If he came to fix the environment – then his life was about trees and plants. If he came to model manners and nice living – then we will place our bibles along side Martha Stewart Living! No. The main reason Jesus came to earth and died was to forgive sins.

Key Thought

“Either we are responsible for our sins or Jesus is”

Discussion Questions

What stood out to you from the weekend sermon?

Why is it we don’t talk much about the word “sin” or the wrath and judgement of God?

What was it that first drew you to Christ?

What is your response to this statement: “Either we are responsible for our sins or Jesus is”?

Read 1 Timothy 1:15. What is the main reason Jesus came to earth?

Bill said the reason some people have done little for God is because they feel he has done little for them. Read the story of Simon the Pharisee and the immoral woman in Luke 7:36-50. How can a person who seems to be “forgiven little” grow to “love much”?