From His Pain to Our Peace

Pastor Jonathan Shradar preaches on Isaiah 52:13-53:12. The beginning of the good news about Jesus is his substitution for us on the cross.

Small group questions

Why are we culturally averse to labeling things in our lives sin? How does owning our sin (calling it what it is) benefit us?

If Jesus was the model person why would he be despised? What are the hardest things about Jesus for you to esteem or believe?

How does this substitution on the cross impact your life not just for eternity but now?

What is our motivation to take the message of Jesus and his cross to the neighborhoods and nations?

How does the cross empower you to bring a redemptive influence where you work and live?

The Rally Cry of the Remnant

Pastor Jonathan Shradar preaches on Isaiah 50:4-51:8. The people of Christ are sustained by his word.

Sermon notes.

Small groups questions:

Where are the places we go for sustaining in life other than Jesus? Why is he better?

Why is it significant that Jesus takes on punishment in our place?

When we are faced with the unknown why is it hard to trust in Jesus? How can we learn to trust him more in all of life?

How does listening to Jesus, the Servant, sustain us? Where are the places we go to hear him?

How is the life of the remnant being sustained by the word of Jesus appealing to the world without hope?