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In Need of a Savior

  1. Who is Jesus?
    3  Digging Deeper
  2. Why Did Jesus Come to Earth?
    3  Digging Deeper
  3. What is the Covenant Jesus Offers?
    3  Digging Deeper
  4. Did Jesus Really Rise From The Dead?
    3  Digging Deeper
  5. What does Jesus' Resurrection Mean to Me?
    3  Digging Deeper
  6. Why Should I Be Like Jesus?
    3  Digging Deeper
  7. How Can I Find Life Through Death?
    3  Digging Deeper
  8. What Change Does God Expect of Me?
    3  Digging Deeper
  9. What Does it Mean to Repent?
    3  Digging Deeper
  10. How Can I Be Born Again?
    4  Digging Deeper
Lesson 3 of10
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What is the Covenant Jesus Offers?

  • Question 01
    What is the definition of covenant? What are some examples of modern-day covenants? Have you ever been in any sort of covenant? If so, what was it?
  • Question 02
    Why do you think Jesus commanded that we should remember him by eating bread and drinking wine? What does Jesus say the bread and wine represent? What does this say about the covenant Jesus offers?
  • Question 03
    What kind of covenant is Jesus wanting to make with us? What does that require of us? What did it require of Jesus?
  • Question 04

    25 Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them, 26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. -Luke 14: 25-26 (ESV)

    In Luke 14:25-26, why do you think Jesus tells his disciples that they must hate ‘others’ in order to be a follower of him? What does he mean by this?
  • Question 05
    Jesus’ covenant asks us to love God and others as he has loved us. What is God’s definition of love? How does this compare to our world’s definition?
  • Question 06
    How does being in a covenant with God change the way he sees us? How should this change the way we live our lives?
  • Question 07
    In your own words, how would you explain the covenant Jesus offers?
  • Exercise 01
    On many occasions, it is recorded that Jesus sat down and ate with his disciples. What impact do intimate meals and fellowship have on family and friends? Why do you think Jesus thought sharing these intimate meals with his disciples was so important? What are some examples in your own life that illustrates this point?
  • Exercise 02
    Read 1 Corinthians 11:23-29. When we eat of the Lord’s Supper, what are some things Paul says we must focus on in light of Jesus’ covenant? If you have taken the Lord’s Supper yourself, what are some practices you have during the Lord’s Supper to reflect on his covenant?
  • Exercise 03
    One of the most familiar covenants we have today is a marriage covenant. A covenant that is meant to last a lifetime. Read Ephesians 5:21-33. When considering Jesus’ sacrifice as he enters a covenant relationship with us, how does this comparison impact our understanding of our commitment to Christ? How does it impact the way we should view the marriage relationship today? What are some things the world has done to tarnish our understanding of a covenant?