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Dr. Andrew Farley

101 Bible Questions – Part 6

November 26, 2023

Are you ready to uncover the profound implications of your new identity and new life in Christ? In this message, I challenge some long-held traditions and address thought-provoking questions that will shed light on your true identity in Christ. Get ready to explore: * how the resurrection shapes your righteousness * why you should reject the false “die to self” theology * the difference between a new heart versus mind renewal * why “self” is not a dirty word for the Christian Discover the freedom, joy, and confidence that comes from understanding the life-changing power of your new identity in Christ!

Discussion Questions for “101 Bible Questions” – New Identity, New Life:

1. Why is the resurrection of Jesus essential to our new identity?

2. Read Romans 4:25 and Galatians 3:21 and react to this truth: Jesus was raised to make you righteous, and you have an imparted-life righteousness.

3. Read Colossians 3:3-4. What does “Christ is our life” mean to you?

4. Why is it so important to reject the “die to self” theology? What should we believe instead?

5. Read Romans 6:17. What does this say about your heart? Why is this a big deal?

6. Read Romans 12:2 and react to this statement: You need renewing of the mind, not the heart.

7. Read John 3:30. What is John the Baptist really talking about? Are you in God’s way?

8. React to this statement: Self is not a dirty word for the Christian, because you’re the new self.

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Why do dispensationalists say there’s one message for Jews and another for Gentiles? Who was Jesus praying for when He said, “Father, forgive them, they know not what they do”? Is there a difference between confessing and asking for forgiveness? Will we remember our unbelieving friends and relatives in Heaven? If God’s Spirit bears witness with ours, how can we still doubt our salvation? What is blasphemy of the Holy Spirit? Why is it not forgiven? Had the rich young ruler really kept the whole Law his entire life? How do we explain pastors, leaders, and believers who justify a sinful lifestyle?
November 25, 2023
Who is “the god of this world”? Are older people less likely to get saved? What is the purpose of anointing with oil? *repeat of previous episode
November 24, 2023
Who is “the god of this world”? Are older people less likely to get saved? What is the purpose of anointing with oil?
November 23, 2023
Why does Jesus say anyone who annuls any commandment will be called “least” in Heaven? I’m hearing the word “sinner” a lot in my church. Should I be concerned?
November 22, 2023
Why does Paul seem to be bragging on himself about finishing the race and getting a crown? Is “once saved, always saved” actually true? What about those who die in infancy? And those who can’t comprehend the Gospel? I know we are not under the Law, but what about the Ten Commandments?
November 21, 2023
If we love God, won’t we naturally keep the Ten Commandments? Are there examples where the Holy Spirit is given without the gift of tongues being present? Why were the Jews prohibited from eating certain foods? Why did Daniel not eat the same food and drink as the king? When we die, do we go to Heaven immediately or do we engage in a “soul sleep”?
November 20, 2023
Here’s my latest message that reveals the inherent problem with being under the Law. You’ll also discover how the Ten Commandments and even the Sermon on the Mount play a role in revealing humanity’s inability to keep God’s true standard. Furthermore, we’ll uncover the liberty believers can expect from God’s grace and how this newfound freedom actually empowers us to say “no” to sin. Check out this message. I believe it will ignite a passion for living in the freedom that Christ has secured for you. Enjoy! Discussion Questions for “101 Bible Questions” – Freedom: 1. Read Galatians 3:10 and James 2:10. What’s the issue with humans being under the Law? 2. Read 2 Corinthians 3:7-10 and Romans 7:7-8. How do we know the Ten Commandments are included in the issue? 3. How does the Sermon on the Mount factor in? 4. Read Galatians 4:4-5 and Hebrews 9:16-17. When did the New Covenant really begin? 5. Read Galatians 3:23-25 and Romans 10:4. What is the believer’s relationship to the Law? 6. Read Romans 6:14 and Galatians 5:18. What can the believer expect now under God’s grace? Why? 7. Read Titus 2:11-14. In your own words, how does the grace of God teach us to say “no” to sin?
November 19, 2023
Do Christians need to fast? Do Jews believe in the resurrection? What do passages about “falling away” refer to? Are there two returns of Christ? Who are the “other sheep” in John 10:16? Are there two judgments? What about crowns?
November 18, 2023
Why do so many churches not allow certain people to participate in the Lord’s Supper? Why does 1 Corinthians 3 talk about God destroying people who destroy His temple? Is Hebrew 6 really about apostasy or Christians walking away from the faith? *repeat episode
November 17, 2023
Why do so many churches not allow certain people to participate in the Lord’s Supper? Why does 1 Corinthians 3 talk about God destroying people who destroy His temple? Is Hebrew 6 really about apostasy or Christians walking away from the faith?
November 16, 2023
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About Dr. Andrew Farley

Dr. Andrew Farley is devoted to helping people better understand the grace of God and helping them live in the freedom that comes from a true understanding of Jesus Christ’s finished work on the cross. He seeks to challenge the way people look at God, and themselves, through practical, scriptural insights about God’s forgiveness, living under grace and what a new identity in Christ really means.

Andrew is the author of Zondervan’s debuted #1 bestseller on Amazon, The Naked Gospel, in addition to serving as lead pastor of Church Without Religion in Lubbock, Texas. He is also the president of The Grace Message. His mission is to help people better understand the grace of God and see them enjoy freedom. He previously served as a professor of linguistics at the University of Notre Dame and Texas Tech University

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