Apr 19, 2015
1. Jesus uses insignificant people to
do significant things.
-Text on screen for 1 Corinthians 1:27-29
2. Jesus doesn’t call the qualified; he qualifies the called.
-“God only loves bad and broken people who blow it because bad
and broken people who blow it are all that there are.” - Tullian
3. Jesus unites people who would
otherwise never associate.
-Text on screen for Galatians 3:28-29 (ESV)
4. Jesus alone is
Works Cited/For Further Study…
-The ESV Study Bible
-Faithmapping by Daniel Montgomery & Mike
-Total Church by Tim Chester & Steve
-Four Portraits, One Jesus by Mark L. Strauss
- In what ways does this passage help us see
that Jesus uses insignificant people to do significant things?
- When you think about the twelve men Jesus
called to be his disciples, what hope does it give you that he can
- In what ways, can seeing that Jesus
“qualifies the called” instead of “calling the qualified” give you
encouragement as you seek to make disciples yourself?
- In what ways are you tempted to believe that
you have to “have it all together” in order to be used by God? How
can the Gospel bring us comfort in this?
- Who do you regularly hang out with, that if
were not for the Gospel, you would NEVER hang out with? In what
ways do you need to see growth in this area in your life?
- Who is someone you need to be reconciled to?
What steps are you going to take this week to see Gospel
- What difference does it make to see Jesus as
the true hero of every story? How does this help us avoid
“moralizing” the Bible?