Saturday, August 19, 2017

August 19, 2017

Read: 1 Corinthians 12:12-18, Romans 1:1, Galatians 1:2, Eph. 1:1, Phil. 1:1, Col 1:2 

When Paul talks about the “Body of Christ”, what specific group of people is he referring to? 

What does this highlight about a Christian’s role within the universal church and local church? Be specific.

What does this imply about your personal responsibility to PCC? How have you fulfilled that responsibility?

Friday, August 18, 2017

August 18th, 2017

Read:  1 Corinthians 12:4-7, 14-18 

Why does God give Christians spiritual gifts? What can happen if the “purpose” is misunderstood? 

In what way will this impact the health and effectiveness of a church? How have you seen this happen? 

How are you contributing to the health and effectiveness of PCC? What are some ways you need to adjust?

Thursday, August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017

Read:  1 Corinthians 12:14-18 

What primary spiritual truth was Paul conveying by the humorous use of talking body parts? 

What was being assumed when it comes to spiritual gift awareness? Why is this important? 

Describe the ways you believe God has spiritually gifted you. Why? How can Team PCC help confirm?

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017

Read:  1 Corinthians 12:12-13, Matthew 25:14-30 

What was the spiritual principle being taught by Jesus in the Parable of the Talents? 

In what way can this parable also apply to a Christian’s spiritual gifts? Give an example. 

Where do you see yourself in the parable? How do you need to be more accountable to God? Be specific.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017

Read:  1 Corinthians 12:12-14, 6:5-8, Romans 16:1, Ephesians 5:22-27, 1 Peter 5:1-4 

List the four metaphors scripture uses to describe the church. What is the same among all four? 

What does this imply about church being a building? Why is this important for Christians to recognize? 

In what way have you seen this principle misunderstood? What difference does this make for you?

Monday, August 14, 2017

August 14, 2017

Read:  1 Corinthians 12:12-13, John 3:5, 2 Corinthians 5:17, Galatians 3:26-28, Titus 3:5-6 

What spiritually takes place when someone becomes a Christian? How does this relate to church? 

In what way does this highlight the difference between attending and participating in church? 

How does it make you feel knowing you have a role reserved at PCC? How does it challenge you?

Saturday, August 5, 2017

August 5, 2017

Read:  1 Corinthians 12:7-11, Acts 6:7-8, 8:4-8, 13:6-12, 2 Cor. 12:11-12, Hebrews 2:1-4

What was the primary purpose for supernatural miracles taking place in the New Testament?

How would this relate to the gift of healing and miracles in 1 Cor. 12? Why would it be different now?

In what way does this challenge your perspective about spiritual gifts? Be specific.