Life Group Questions for 11-1-2015

Hebrews 3:7-19

What does it mean?

  1. How would you summarize the big idea of 3:1-6?
  2. Verse 7 begins with “Therefore”, what does that tell us?
  3. Why does the author of Hebrews attribute this quote from Psalm 95 to the “Holy Spirit” instead of the human author?
  4. How would you summarize the quote from Psalm 95 (vs. 7-11)? 
  5. Why was the unbelief of the Exodus generation so shocking?
  6. What two things does the author tell the readers to do in light of vs. 7-11?
  7. What was the “original confidence” these Hebrew believers had?
  8. What consequence is given for failing to believe God/trust God in v. 18-19?

How does it apply?

  1. Given what you’ve seen and experienced of God, is drifting away from your original confidence a possibility for you?
  2. How do you guard against that drifting?
  3. What is the role of the church/other believers in helping you guard against drifting away?
  4. What is your role with other believers in helping them not drift away?  What does that look like? 
  5. Are there any fears associated with helping other believers not drift away from their original confidence in Jesus?

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