Life Group Questions for Feb. 21, 2016

Hebrews 7:23-28
What does it mean?

  1. How would you summarize the big idea of 7:1-22?
  2. Why is it relevant that there were lots of priests and that they died?
  3. What is the significance of Jesus’ priesthood being “permanently”?
  4. What does saving “To the uttermost” mean?
  5. How do we “draw near” to God?
  6. Why does the author list so many characteristics of Jesus?  (holy, innocent, unstained, separated from sinners, exalted above the heavens)
  7. Why did the Levitical Priests have to offer so many sacrifices?  Why doesn’t Jesus need to offer daily sacrifices?
  8. How are the high priests from the law different from the high priest who comes from God’s oath?
  9. How would you paraphrase the big idea of 7:23-28?

How does it apply?

  1. How does the author contrasting the Levitical priesthood with Jesus’ priesthood make you feel?  What difference does it make to you?
  2. Why do you think it’s so important to the author to that we see the absolute uniqueness of Jesus’ priesthood?
  3. What does Jesus’ priesthood mean to you?
  4. When did you first realize Jesus’ offering of Himself, was the foundation of all your sin being forgiven?  How did that make you feel?
  5. Are you ever tempted to think you need to add something to Jesus’ sacrifice?  What does that feel like?  How do you know?  What do you do?

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