• Discussion starters – Exodus 11 & 12

    Why, and how, did God strike down all the firstborn in Egypt?  Why, and how, ...

  • Discussion Starters, 1 Samuel 16 – 2 Samuel 24

    There is a line in a hymn, often sung at Advent, that refers to Jesus as “great ...

  • Discussion starters, Acts 18:1-28

    (a) Aquila and Priscilla had a lot in common with Paul, and became his life-long ...

  • Discussion starters, Acts 3 – 4:31

    (a) What, according to this passage (see especially Acts 3:13-26; 4:10-12), ...

  • Discussion starters, Acts 3:1-10

    (a) What hints are there in this passage that we are looking at real event, ...

  • Discussion starters, Acts 8:26-40

    (a) What had Philip been doing before this episode (see Acts 8:5-8)? Why might ...

  • Discussion Starters, Acts 9:1-19a

    (a) Many of us tend to view our own conversion to Christ in contrast to Paul’s: ...

  • Discussion starters, Ephesians 3:1-13

    1. What hints are there in this passage of what Paul’s feelings were at the ...

  • Discussion Starters, Gal 1:13-22

    (a) If you could summarise Paul’s main point in this passage in a single ...

  • Discussion Starters, Gen 3

    What, would you say, are the main things that Adam and Eve learn here about ...

  • Discussion starters, Jn 20:1-18

    (a) Suppose you had known nothing about Jesus, or about the Christian faith. ...

  • Discussion starters, Jn 6:28-58; 8:12-20

    “I am...” (a) Why do you think Jesus said “I am the bread of life”, ...

  • Discussion Starters, John 2:1-11

    (a) Jesus’ miracles are often referred to in John’s Gospel as ‘signs’.  ...

  • Discussion Starters, Lk 10:25-37

    (a) Look at the two-fold summary of the law in verse 27.  What do you think ...

  • Discussion Starters, Lk 2:1-21

    1. In Luke 2:19 we read that ‘Mary treasured up all these things and pondered ...

  • Discussion Starters, Lk 22:39-23:55

    (a) In what ways are we sometimes like Peter (Luke 22:54-62), denying Jesus ...

  • Discussion Starters, Lk 24:50-52; Acts 1:6-11

    1. Why didn’t Jesus go straight to heaven when he rose from the dead? 2. ...

  • Discussion starters, Lk 7:18-35

    1. What kinds of doubts do you sometimes have about Jesus and who he is? 2. ...

  • Discussion Starters, Luke 24:36-49

    1. At first, Jesus’ disciples thought he was just a ghost.  In this passage, ...

  • Discussion Starters, Mark 2:1-12, Luke 5:17-26

    1. Which is more important: physical healing, or the forgiveness of sins?  ...

  • Discussion starters, Matt 8:23-27, Luke 8:22-25

    (a) From reading Luke’s account, what would lead you to think that this is ...

  • Discussion Starters, Mk 11:1-11; Mt 21:1-11

    The Triumphal Entry (a) Looking back over Mark’s Gospel, what evidence can ...

  • Discussion Starters, Mt 5:1-12, Lk 6:20-26

    (a) Try composing an alternative set of ‘beatitudes’, based on popular ...

  • Discussion starters, Mt 6:9-13, Lk 11:1-13

    Read Matthew 6:9-13. What does the Lord’s Prayer tell us about who God is, ...

  • Discussion Starters, Mt 6:9-13, Lk 11:1-13

    Read Matthew 6:9-13. (a) What does the Lord’s Prayer tell us about who God ...

  • Discussion starters, Paul’s epistles

    Ephesians 2:1-10; 3:14-21; Philippians 2:1-18; 2 Timothy 2:1-13; [...]

  • Discussion starters, Revelation 2-3

    I’m sure you won’t want to plough through all these questions! But I hope ...

  • Discussion starters, Ruth

    (a) This has been described as one of the most beautiful books ever written.  ...