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 Be Strong & Courageous: Part One - Your Turn

Joshua 1:1-9 / Bryan Robbins
April 28, 2019
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Discussion Questions: 

1. What keeps me from relying on the promises of God?
2. When have I been most confident of God’s presence with me?
3. How can trusting in Jesus free me from fear and empower me to step courageously into my calling?
4. What would I do tomorrow if I was certain God was with me?

 

Be Strong & Courageous: Part Two - All In This Together

Joshua 1:10-18 / Jimi Branch
May 5, 2019
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Discussion Questions: 

1. What is my gifting, and am I using it to unify the church?
2. Am I an encouragement to my brothers and sisters?
3. Do I prayerfully look for ways to encourage those around me?
4. Have I entered the rest that God offers me through Jesus? If not, what’s stopping me?

 

Be Strong & Courageous: Part Three - Scarlet Cord

Joshua 2:1-24 / Bryan Robbins
May 12, 2019
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Discussion Questions: 

1. What keeps me from believing the truth that despite my baggage, failures, and fears, God sees me and cares about me?
2. Where have I seen God’s faithfulness to me though I have been unfaithful to Him?
3. How could surrendering to Jesus bring healing, hope, and courage into my present situation?
4. What am I facing that requires God-fueled courage?

 

Be Strong & Courageous: Part Four - The End & The Beginning

Joshua 3-4 / Bryan Robbins
May 19, 2019
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Discussion Questions: 

1. Is Jesus really first in my life? If not, who or what is first?
2. What area of my life requires me to trust God for the next step?
3. How can looking back to the cross of Christ give me confidence and hope for what's in front of me?
4. What are some stones of remembrance in my life I can remember and celebrate?

 

Be Strong & Courageous: Part Five - Perspective

Joshua 5 / Bryan Robbins
May 26, 2019
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Discussion Questions: 

1. From which perspective do I tend to view God? Myself?
2. When do I most easily drift into self-sufficiency?
3. How could surrendering to Jesus give me a renewed perspective on God, myself, and my calling in the world?
4. What can I do this week to abide more consistently in Christ?

 

Be Strong & Courageous: Part Six - Impossible Walls

Joshua 6 / Ryan Krishnan
June 9, 2019
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Be Strong & Courageous: Part Seven - Breaking Faith

Joshua 7-8 / Bryan Robbins
June 16, 2019
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Discussion Questions: 

1. Where have I “broken faith” with God? Is there any sin in me I’m either not acknowledging or actually hiding?
2. When am I most tempted/vulnerable to complacency and self-sufficiency?
3. What am I coveting in this stage of life? Am I fighting it?
4. How can trusting in Jesus free me to trust God’s provision and be honest about my sin?

 

Be Strong & Courageous: Part Eight - Audacity

Joshua 10:1-15 / Bryan Robbins
June 23, 2019
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Credit to Pastor Dayton Hartman, Redeemer Church Rocky Mount, NC for selected content in this sermon.

Discussion Questions: 

1. Do I believe in the God of the impossible or not? What keeps me from praying more audaciously?
2. How well am I representing my Lord in making and keeping commitments?
3. Where have I experienced the faithfulness of Jesus though I have often been unfaithful to Him How does that grow my confidence to ask?
4. What can I begin to boldly ask of the Lord, that only he can do?

 

Be Strong & Courageous: Part Nine - Refuge

Joshua 20:1-9 / Billy Glosson
July 7, 2019
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Discussion Questions: 

1. What would it look for me to participate in Missio being known as a city of refuge? How might I grow in being a more gracious person?
2. How can I grow in preaching the gospel to myself?
3. What do I tend to run to for refuge (control, comfort, approval or power) and how could focusing on God’s goodness, greatness, graciousness or gloriousness help me to combat that?
4. How can I see Christ as my refuge on a daily basis; in what ways can I spend more time walking with Jesus?

 

Be Strong & Courageous: Part Ten - Promises & Patience

Joshua 21:1-3, 41-45 / Bryan Robbins
July 14, 2019
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Discussion Questions: 

1. Which promises of God are most important to me in this season of my life?
2. What is keeping me from living out God’s purposes for me?
3. How can the promise of the gospel give me confidence and patience to wait on the Lord?
4. Who in my life needs the encouragement of God’s promises?

 

Be Strong & Courageous: Part Eleven - Witness

Joshua 22 / Bryan Robbins
July 21, 2019
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Discussion Questions: 

1. What prevents me from practicing biblical admonition?
2. Where do assumption and accusation inevitably lead me?
3. How might the witness of the cross and empty tomb give me power to handle conflicts with greater grace? Truth?
4. Is there anyone I need to make peace with today?

 

Be Strong & Courageous: Part Twelve - Finish Strong

Joshua 23 / Mark Knox
July 28, 2019
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Discussion Questions: 

1. Where is the temptation to drift strongest for you? Are you slipping into idolatry and tolerating sin?
2. When has depending on God been most evident in your life? How can affirming His provision and your need keep you clinging to Him?
3. How can a greater understanding of your sin and the good news of the gospel grow your love and affection for Jesus?
4. If our strength has failed, how can we in community encourage one another toward love and endurance in the faith?

 

Be Strong & Courageous: Part Thirteen - Decision Time

Joshua 24 / Bryan Robbins
August 4, 2019
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Discussion Questions: 

1. What has the Lord done for me?
2. Who or what am I currently serving?
3. How can the message of Jesus free me from idolatry and self-reliance, and empower my commitments?
4. What decision is the Lord calling me to make today?