Hebrews 11:29-40

Hebrews(30) (Part of the The Letter to the Hebrews(27) series)
by Glen Osborn(140) on October 29, 2023 (Worship Service(152))

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Small Group Questions​​  ​​ ​​​​ ​​ October​​ 29, 2023

Too Good for This World ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Hebrews 11:29-40

  • Read Hebrews 11:29-31. ​​ How was it by faith that the people of Israel walked through the Red Sea? ​​ Do you think that these people had been shining examples of faith? ​​ Why or why not?

  • How was faith evident at Jericho? ​​ What did the people do? ​​ What did God do? ​​ Who gets the glory?

  • Why was Rahab chosen to be in this list? ​​ Don’t you think she could be a questionable candidate for this?

  • Read Hebrews 11:32-35. ​​ What is the main point made here by the author’s listing of these people? ​​ Many of these people have past experiences that don’t point to faith. ​​ How does that make you feel?

  • How did these people’s faith lead them to victory? ​​ What were the ingredients?

  • Read Hebrews 11:35-38. ​​ What things happened to the people listed here? ​​ Did they experience victory? ​​ How did they keep going?

  • What does it mean that “they were too good for this world?” ​​ How should their life experiences impact us?

  • Read Hebrews 11:39-40. ​​ What did these people receive? ​​ What did they not receive? ​​ 

  • What did God have in mind? ​​ How are we a part of this? ​​ When will we reach perfection? ​​ How will it be possible?

  • Prayer

  • Pray for those who are suffering greatly for their faith as Christians.

  • Pray that we may live out our faith regardless of the pressures against us. ​​ 

  • Thank God that the perfection of Jesus is given to us through faith.

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