1. Discuss Pastor Dan’s comments on opinions, convictions, and beliefs, and how they impact our relationships with other believers and the unity of the church – body of Christ.
2. Why are witnesses so important when it comes to the judgment of God in the return of Christ? How significant is the Greek word for witnesses, which gives us the English word “martyrs”?
3. Share your thoughts on I Cor. 3:10-15 and the judgement seat of Christ. How does this passage speak to you personally?
4. Discuss the images of a garden and a city and the messages it conveys to God’s people who eagerly await his coming.
5. Read Romans 11:25-29. What are some of your opinions, convictions, and beliefs about the restoration of Israel? How much more faithful to God has the church been compared to Israel?