Apostle’s Creed | Part 1 – I Believe| Hebrews 11

Gathering Question: 

When you were growing up, what were you taught about faith? 

Gathering Prayer. 

Father in heaven, guide as we come together to discuss and learn from one another. By Your Holy Spirit, lead us into all truth. Open your Scripture to us so we can better know and serve You. Through Jesus we pray. Amen. 

Opening Questions

  • What stood out to you in the sermon? 
  • What insights did you gain? 
  • What questions did it raise?

Hebrews 11:1-2

  • How would you restate this definition of faith in your own words? 
  • What is challenging to you about this definition? What is encouraging to you? 

Hebrews 11:8-16

  • How would you describe what it means to live ‘by faith’? 
  • When is a time you have had to live ‘by faith?’ 

James 2:14-19

  • How have you seen faith without deeds? 
  • Why do you think we sometimes separate faith from our deeds? 

Biblical faith is a way of life. 

  • What does it mean in your life to trust God? 
  • What are some of the hardest things for you to trust God? 
  • What practical steps can you take to live with a greater trust of God in your life? 

Closing Prayer from Proverbs 3:5-6

Our Father who loves us, we ask you to help us put our full trust in You with all of our heart instead of leaning on our own understanding. Give us the courage to submit to you in all our ways because we know you will make our paths straight. Amen.