Passage: Matthew 5:38–5:42
Life Group Discussion Questions
1. Read Matthew 16:13-28. What does the text tell us about who Jesus is and what He did?
2. How did Peter come to understand the person of Christ?
3. What kind of trouble did Peter have with the mission of Jesus? Why do you think he didn’t like His mission? Is our mission the same?
4. Southern California is a very nice place to live. What kinds of self-denial would Jesus ask us to practice? Are we prone to having a service or serving life-style?
5. Where do we get the power for self-denial? For Love? For Peace?