For Weekly Inspiration – A to F Week 3

This Week’s GOSPEL PASSAGE: John 2:13-22

Questions to Ponder [adapted from Ashes to Fire Adult Bible Study Guide]

  • Are you surprised or uncomfortable with Jesus’ anger in this passage? Why or why not?
  • What was it specifically about the seller’s actions that Jesus was so angry about?
  • This passage takes place as the people are preparing for Passover. 
      • What were the Israelites called to remember during the Passover?
      • In this context, how are the actions of the sellers and money exchangers an offense?
  • Are there other times in the Scripture that you see Jesus get angry or speak aggressively?
      • What were the circumstances that surrounded Jesus’ anger?

Record your thoughts in your Ashes to Fire journal. 

Life Application [adapted from Ashes to Fire Adult Bible Study Guide]

  • How would you describe “righteous anger”?  Can you share a few examples of righteous anger?
  • What are some examples of inappropriate anger? 
      • What is usually associated with inappropri­ate anger?
  • What can you do to eliminate inappropriate anger in your life?

For additional Scripture reading and study:

About riverrunchurch

The River Run Church is affiliated with the International Church of the Nazarene. We are located in the North Central Mission Area of the Maine District.
This entry was posted in Ashes to Fire, Inspirational and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.