Threshold – Nov 16, 2012

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THIS WEEK (Grade 9-12)

Why Jesus?
This week we will try to answer the questions,

“Was Jesus a real person or is He just a myth?” and
“Who was the historical Jesus?”
Hang out in The Cage after small groups. 

Friday November 16, 2012
7:11 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock 
Cost: FREE
(We do have a Cafe that offers food/drink for purchase)

NEXT WEEK

Why Jesus?
This week we will focus on the issue of
“did Jesus really rise from the dead?”
Hang out time in The Cage after small groups. 

Friday November 23, 2012
7:11 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock 
Cost: FREE


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YOUTUBE DISCUSSION

Living a Fearless Life

Video:
http://goo.gl/MfhEsTopic: 
A fearless life

Bible:
Mark 4:35-41

Discussion Starter:
“Be careful!” Chances are high that your parents say that phrase regularly. Be careful going to school, be careful going out with friends, be careful while playing your favorite sport. For parents, it’s only natural to say as they don’t want to see you get hurt.

Either the people featured in this video ignored their parents advice or they or they know the difference between being careful and being fearful.

Be careful saying be careful! In Mark 4, the disciples experience pure terror. They are out on a large lake in a relatively small boat when a huge storm comes in. Mark writes, “the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped.” Interesting, Jesus slept through the whole thing. At some point in the night the storm got so bad that they woke up Jesus just to ask him why he wasn’t afraid. After calming the storm Jesus corrected them, “Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?”

Following Jesus often means overcoming fear and living a fearless life. As we follow Jesus in the storms of our lives he reminds us that when we are faithful– our fear will be put in its proper place.

3 Questions:

  • Which of the stunts from the video would you like to do the most? The least?
  • What are things that you are afraid of?
  • How would your day-to-day life look different if your faith was fearless?

Chew on this:
Is faith the opposite of fear?

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1397 Buffalo Place Winnipeg, MB R3T 1L6
Phone: (204)261-0070 or 1-877-700-ROCK (7625)
Email: jason@churchoftherock.ca (Jason Peters)

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