Book 1 Discussion Questions

Chapter 1: Content Questions:

Video 1:

  1. Describe the Three Creations and the days associated with each.

Video 2:

  1. What evidence is there that the seventh day continues?
  2. What does it mean that God rested on the seventh day?
  3. Is there support that a day could be a long time period?

Video 3:

  1. What is significant about the 8th day?
  2. Is there support for the existence of the eight day?
  3. Why did the Celtic Christians call the church “colonies of heaven.”

Chapter 1: Application Questions

  1. How has God been at work in your life?
  2. When did the Fallen Creation begin and what are its characteristics?
  3. When did the New Creation begin and what are its characteristics?
  4. Since the Fallen Creation and the New Creation overlap, what challenges does that pose for Christians ?

Chapter 2: Content Questions

  1. What does inspiration mean?
  2. Are the books of the Apocrypha inspired by God?
  3. What is God’s purpose for the Bible?
  4. What is unique about the Bible?
  5. How is the Bible organized?
  6. What are some tips for interpreting the Bible?
  7. When studying the Bible why is it important to remember that the meaning of words can change over time?
  8. When interpreting the Bible, why is it important to consider culture and the circumstances at the time when it was written?
  9. What are the five types of literature used in the Bible?

Chapter 2: Application Questions

  1. Can you describe a time when God spoke to you through the Bible?
  2. How would you explain that the Bible is divinely inspired?
  3. What values and potential pitfalls are there in God using a variety of literary styles in the Bible?
  4. What is your favorite Bible translation?
  5. How does understanding the different types of Biblical literature affect the way that the Bible is interpreted?
  6. Can you think of an example of a misinterpretation of Scripture that resulted from ignoring the culture or circumstances of the text?
  7. There are five ways to personally interact with the Bible. Which ones do you use? Read/Listen, Study, Meditate, Memorize, Praying the Scripture.