Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The Most Popular Verse in the Bible (John 3)

What does it mean to you to place belief in another person? Who is a person you know that you really believe in? Why?

Read John 3:16.

Why do you think John 3:16 is such a popular verse?

Why do some people believe that God doesn't love the world? How can the life of a Christian be a powerful illustration of how God loves the world? What types of things could you do this week to show the world that God loves them?

Why do you think God chose to demonstrate his love to us by sending His Son to earth?

Are the words "one and only" important in this verse? Why or why not?

Would you allow your perfectly healthy child to die if you knew it would save someone else's life? What does this gift from god teach us about His love? What sacrifices should we be willing to make for the good of someone else?

What does it mean to "believe in Jesus?" Have a few (or all) of the group members talk about why they believe in Jesus.

What does someone need to believe about Jesus in order to have eternal life?
(clue verses: Romans 4:5, Ephesians 2:8-9, Hebrews 6:1)

How does belief in Jesus change your life?

Who do you know that needs to hear the truth of this verse? How can you tell you them?

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