1. Based on the message, and the words of I John 1:5-10, why does confession need to be both private and corporate?
  1. What are some dangers and abuses that might come with corporate confession?
  1. What role can public testimonies play in public confession, and building transparency in the church?
  1. What does John 20:23 mean to you as a follower of Christ?  What are some ways you can practice this Christ given authority?
  1.  2 Corinthians 7:10 describes Godly sorrow and worldly sorrow.  Discuss this passage with group members.  How important is  it to distinguish between these two sorrows?