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Sermon Qs 09/17/17

Text: Rev 13:1-10 (read as group)
Notes: emmauscf.org/sermons
Begin with sharing general thoughts about the Sermon/Sermon Text
1. When will the beast described in Rev 13 appear? Discuss. 
2. Who or what does this beast symbolize? 
3. Where does this beast have authority? Discuss. 4. What does this beast do? Discuss.

Family Application: BC #99. Discuss this week’s Catechism questions and share how to communicate these truths to your family.

Gospel Sharing Application: Share about ways in which you have been able to share, proclaim, display, or model the Gospel during this last week.

Suggested verse for meditation: “If anyone is to be taken captive, to captivity he goes; if anyone is to be slain with the sword, with the sword must he be slain. Here is a call for the endurance and faith of the saints.”
‭‭Revelation‬ ‭13:10‬ ‭ESV‬‬
http://bible.com/59/rev.13.10.esv

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Sermon Qs 09/10/17

Text: Rev 12:13-17(read as group)
Notes: emmauscf.org/sermons
Begin with sharing general thoughts about the Sermon/Sermon Text
1. Who are the woman and dragon that are described in Rev 12? How do we know?
2. Discuss and explain the remaining symbolism in Rev 12:13-17 and it’s significance and importance. 
3. Summarize in one sentence the primary teaching and application of Rev 12:13-17.

Family Application: Discuss this week’s Catechism questions and share how to communicate these truths to your family.

Gospel Sharing Application: Share about ways in which you have been able to share, proclaim, display, or model the Gospel during this last week.

Suggested verse for meditation: “But the woman was given the two wings of the great eagle so that she might fly from the serpent into the wilderness, to the place where she is to be nourished for a time, and times, and half a time.”
‭‭Revelation‬ ‭12:14‬ ‭ESV‬‬
http://bible.com/59/rev.12.14.esv

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Sermon Qs 09/03/17

Text: Rev 12:7-12(read as group)
Notes: emmauscf.org/sermons
Begin with sharing general thoughts about the Sermon/Sermon Text
1. What does Rev 12:7-12 describe as Satan’s current status on his time on earth? How did the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ impact the status of Satan? Discuss. 
2. Discuss and reflect upon the multiple benefits given to us through Christ and His accomplishments. 


Family Application: Discuss this week’s Catechism questions and share how to communicate these truths to your family.

Gospel Sharing Application: Share about ways in which you have been able to share, proclaim, display, or model the Gospel during this last week.

Suggested verse for meditation: “And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death. Therefore, rejoice, O heavens and you who dwell in them! But woe to you, O earth and sea, for the devil has come down to you in great wrath, because he knows that his time is short!””
‭‭Revelation‬ ‭12:11-12‬ ‭ESV‬‬
http://bible.com/59/rev.12.11-12.esv

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Sermon Qs 08/20/17

Text: Rev 11:15-19 (read as group)
Notes: emmauscf.org/sermons
Begin with sharing general thoughts about the Sermon/Sermon Text
1. What is Rev 11:15-19 portraying and revealing to the reader?
2. According to verse 18, what will happen during this time being described? 
3. In verse 19, what happens with the temple of God? What does this mean for the people of God? Explain and discuss.

Family Application: Discuss this week’s Catechism questions and share how to communicate these truths to your family.

Gospel Sharing Application: Share about ways in which you have been able to share, proclaim, display, or model the Gospel during this last week.

Suggested verse for meditation: “Then God’s temple in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant was seen within his temple. There were flashes of lightning, rumblings, peals of thunder, an earthquake, and heavy hail.”
‭‭Revelation‬ ‭11:19‬ ‭ESV‬‬
http://bible.com/59/rev.11.19.esv

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Sermon Qs 08/06/17

Text: Rev 11:3-14 (read as group)
Notes: emmauscf.org/sermons
Begin with sharing general thoughts about the Sermon/Sermon Text
1. List, reflect on, and discuss the three considerations listed from the sermon on Rev 11:3-14
– The job of the church is to witness
-The church ought to expect opposition from the unbelieving world.
-In the end the church will be preserved and vindicated, and the wicked will be judged.
2. Are you being faithful as a witness to the unbelieving world? Share.

Family Application: Discuss this week’s Catechism questions and share how to communicate these truths to your family.

Gospel Sharing Application: Share about ways in which you have been able to share, proclaim, display, or model the Gospel during this last week.

Suggested verse for meditation: “But after the three and a half days a breath of life from God entered them, and they stood up on their feet, and great fear fell on those who saw them. Then they heard a loud voice from heaven saying to them, “Come up here!” And they went up to heaven in a cloud, and their enemies watched them.”
‭‭Revelation‬ ‭11:11-12‬ ‭ESV‬‬
http://bible.com/59/rev.11.11-12.esv

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Sermon Qs 07/31/17

Text: Rev 11:3-14 (read as group)
Notes: emmauscf.org/sermons
Begin with sharing general thoughts about the Sermon/Sermon Text
1. What is the central and primary message communicated in Rev 11:3-14?
2. How is the vision in chapter 11 similar to the vision found in chapter 7? How is it different? 
3. According to Rev 11:3-14 what is the primary function of the Church? 4. How are you doing as a witness?

Family Application: Discuss this week’s Catechism questions and share how to communicate these truths to your family.

Gospel Sharing Application: Share about ways in which you have been able to share, proclaim, display, or model the Gospel during this last week.

Suggested verse for meditation: “And if anyone would harm them, fire pours from their mouth and consumes their foes. If anyone would harm them, this is how he is doomed to be killed. They have the power to shut the sky, that no rain may fall during the days of their prophesying, and they have power over the waters to turn them into blood and to strike the earth with every kind of plague, as often as they desire.”
‭‭Revelation‬ ‭11:5-6‬ ‭ESV‬‬
http://bible.com/59/rev.11.5-6.esv

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Sermon Qs 07/23/17

Text: Rev 11:1-2 (read as group)
Notes: emmauscf.org/sermons
Begin with sharing general thoughts about the Sermon/Sermon Text
1. How can we know for certain that the temple spoken of in Rev 11:1 does Not refer to a physical temple, but instead a heavenly one? Why is this so very important in reading the book of Revelation? Discuss. 
2. What is the significance of that which John was told to measure in verse 1? Discuss
3. What is the importance of that which John was told to leave unmeasured in verse 2? Discuss.

Family Application: Discuss this week’s Catechism questions and share how to communicate these truths to your family.

Gospel Sharing Application: Share about ways in which you have been able to share, proclaim, display, or model the Gospel during this last week.

Suggested verse for meditation: “Then I was given a measuring rod like a staff, and I was told, “Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship there, but do not measure the court outside the temple; leave that out, for it is given over to the nations, and they will trample the holy city for forty-two months.”
‭‭Revelation‬ ‭11:1-2‬ ‭ESV‬‬
http://bible.com/59/rev.11.1-2.esv

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Sermon Qs 07/16/17

Text: Psalm 46 (read as group)
Notes: emmauscf.org/sermons
Begin with sharing general thoughts about the Sermon/Sermon Text
1. Scripture says God is our very present help in trouble. What does this mean? Share. 
2. Share times in your life when God sustained you in your troubles and sorrows. 
3. How would you describe the core message of Psalm 46 in 1 sentence?
Family Application: Discuss this week’s Catechism questions and share how to communicate these truths to your family.
Gospel Sharing Application: Share about ways in which you have been able to share, proclaim, display, or model the Gospel during this last week.

Suggested verse for meditation: “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah”
‭‭Psalms‬ ‭46:1-3‬ ‭ESV‬‬
http://bible.com/59/psa.46.1-3.esv

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