Sermon Discussion for “Slip Not” • Hebrews 2:1-4
INTRO / Warm Up
Have you ever gone boating or sailing?
Have you ever driven or piloted a ship / boat? If so, how was it different from driving a car?
What challenges does a lake or sea present to piloting a ship?
Have you had a period of ‘drifting’ (AKA ‘backsliding’) from the Lord?
If so, how long did it last?
What caused it?
How did you come out of it?
What ‘currents’ or pressures work on the followers of Jesus to make drifting possible?
What’s the special danger in drifting for a long time? How is it progressive?
What are some of the signs someone is drifting from the Lord?
What remedy does v. 1 give to avoiding spiritual drift?
What are some practical ways to “give more earnest heed to” the Gospel?
What role ought we play in one another’s lives in regard to the danger of drifting?