The Table Discussion 9.6.14

"And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ - to the glory and praise of God." 1 Philippians 1:9-11, NIV

 

What are things you like or dislike about this excerpt from the Bible? 

What basic assumptions does this excerpt make about God and people? 

What is a common understanding and definition of Christian "faith" in the eyes of society? 

Do Christians live in ways that support that understanding or definition? 

What are some implications of this text regarding questioning, doubting, and reasoning in relation to one's spiritual growth towards God? 

How do these verses affect the way you think about God and Christianity?