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Called into Intimate Relationship
Read: 1 John 1:1-4 from a couple of different translations.
Lead Question for each section:
What stood out to you from the video segment? Any favorite quotes? Anything confuse you?
Section 1 - HCSKL 2010 - Day 13 - (1:43:00 to 1:50:50)
1:43:10 - What calling are we missing?
1:46:25 - Why is John testifying and proclaiming? What is his purpose? Is this a new and different thought for you - that we can have close, personal fellowship with God? In what way is that different from what you previously believed?
1:47:25 - What is the wellspring of our joy?
1:48:15 - What are some simple things that we can do to develop that relationship? To receive His first love?
Transition into Section 2 - HCSKL 2010 - Day 13 - (1:52:50 to 1:53:45)
2:05:20 - What's Dan's take on eternal life? What is eternal life? How do we have it?
2:06:15 - In verse 2, why is it written that Jesus is the One who gives eternal life?
2:06:30 - How does this all relate back to what happened in Genesis - at creation and in the garden?
2:08:45 - What's the difference between knowing God and only knowing about God?
Section 3 - HCSKL 2011 - Day 9 - (24:01 to 31:35) Back to 1 John 1...
26:20 - Why do we live so up and down - happy/sad? What are some of the things that determine our happiness level on a daily basis? But what should our joy be grounded in?
28:40 - Who is God's favorite?
30:50 - Do we ever hold ourselves to a "higher standard" than God does? Why do you think we do this? Is it true humility? What are we refusing to accept when we hold ourselves to this higher standard?