1. How is it that justification and sanctification are described as freedoms?
2. Whether viewing the movie or reading the book, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis, I think of the Pevensie children ruling and reigning at Cair Paravel as a picture of redeemed sinners ruling and reigning with Christ. The Apostle John writes of redeemed sinners becoming part of God’s kingdom. Who else spoke of the
3. Again, with respect to the
4. Another thing that God has set in the heart of man is to rule. Note that just like the Pevensie children, we will rule with Christ. If we are rulers with Him, what do you expect He will have us doing? Does it involve flying around with wings and playing a harp?
5. According to Revelation 5:1-6, 9-10 how many different kinds of people are there in Heaven? Regardless of your attitude about world missions, the
6. Consider again that God has set community in the heart of man. How does God bring us into community with Him? Could we consider what God has done for us as His call to us to “come into unity” with Him?
7. If you are willing to do your own Bible study, I challenge you to read the seven letters to the churches in Revelation 2:1 – 3:21. Highlight all the times you read the word, “overcome” or words similar to it. What is promised to those who overcome? What is declared about those who overcome? How do they overcome? Are you one who overcomes? Would the same promises and declarations be said about those who do not overcome? Why/why not? Again, are you one who overcomes? If not, what do you lack?