4 12 2020 Sermon Dig In


John 20:1-10; Matthew 28:16-20

The Hope we have through Jesus


Discussion Starter:

  • Tell a story of a time when you were filled with Hope.


Read John 20:1-10; Matthew 28:16-20:

  • What words/phrases/concepts stand out to you?
  • What questions do you have regarding the text?
  • If you could sum up the passage in one phrase, what would you say?
  • How does this text apply to your own life?


There is a Hope for humanity because the tomb was empty:

  • Why do you think Mary at first was so concerned about the empty tomb?
  • Why were peter and John full of Hope after seeing the empty tomb?
  • Why does the empty tomb create hope for humanity?
  • When did you receive this hope in your life?


We are to share this hope for humanity:

  • In your own words what is Jesus command to his disciples?
  • Why do you think Jesus would put it on their plate to share?
  • Have you ever shared your hope? What was it like?



  • Are you afraid to share your hope in Jesus? Why or why not?
  • When and why did you accept Jesus as Lord and Savior?
  • How is your life different because of that?


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