Talk Questions – March 1, 2020
1. What misconceptions did the Philistines have about God? Are there similar misconceptions about God today from unbelievers?
2. What misconceptions did the Israelites have about God? Are there similar misconceptions about God today from believers?
3. How does God’s discipline of His people in both the Old Testament (1 Samuel 5-6) and New Testament (Acts 5; Hebrews 12) serve to protect His people and His glory?
4. Why didn’t the Israelites go and fight the Philistines to recover the Ark of the Covenant? How has the Lord fought to bring His presence to His people through Jesus? What spiritual disciplines can you develop to daily remind yourself of the presence of God in your life?