Discussion Questions

September 18, 2017


  • When you first heard of “Christianity,” what did you think it’s message was? Why? 
  • Did you always believe in a “God who forgives”? Why or why not?


  • Trampling the blood of Christ as a common thing in taking your forgiveness for granted.
  • For not seeking his gracious forgiveness, but trying to earn his forgiveness.
  • For not forgiving others as Christ has forgiven you.


  • How does forgiveness assume sin?
  • Why does Jesus call himself the Son of Man?
  • Why are all of our sins primarily against God? (Psalm 51)
  • In what way is authority related to forgiveness? Why does Jesus need authority to forgive sins? Consider that you are beaten up in an alley, robbed of your possessions, etc. Do I have the right, the authority, to go to the perpetrator and say, “I forgive you.” Why or why not?
  • What does God do with our sins?