Have you ever thought about God trusting you with His Gospel?
Do you mostly think of sharing the Gospel as your….
What do you think contributes to your feeling that way about sharing the Gospel?
In two or three sentences, what do you understand the Gospel to be?
How does your understanding of the Gospel line up with how Paul describes the Gospel in 2 Corinthians 5:18-21?
What about the Gospel brings the most joy/excitement to you personally?
Is there anything about the Gospel that you struggle with or that confuses you?
If so, what is it?
Who could you talk to about that?
If someone was sharing the Good News about Jesus with you, what would they need to do in order for you to take them seriously and respond thoughtfully to what they said?
How often do you, outside of church, think about the Gospel/Good News Jesus came announcing?
Do you think it is important for a Christian to think about the Gospel regularly?
Why or why not?
In 1 Corinthians 9:23, Paul writes, I do all things for the sake of the gospel, so that I may become a fellow partaker of it.
Why do you think Paul would do all things for the sake of the gospel?
Does His response to the gospel have anything to say to us about being stewards of the gospel?
Does is speak to us about an ongoing need to think deeply about it?
How does it speak to us about how the gospel should impact the priorities of our lives?
When Paul states that he wants to be a partaker of the gospel, does that surprise you?
The word for partaker means to be a participant with others or a companion in something with others.
Have you begun to think of the gospel as something you actively and presently participate in?
In what ways are you experiencing or participating in the gospel right now in your life?
How would your participation in the gospel impact your stewardship/sharing of the gospel?
The Gospel is much more than an explanation of how a person’s sin can be forgiven.
It is the Good News that anyone can now live life with God in community with others here, now and forever in His Kingdom.