Lesson 3 Resources

Chapter 3 – Image Bearing and Shadow Casting

Pre-Lesson Options:

  • Download and Complete: Chapter 3 – Bible Study Lesson
  • Pre-Read Scripture for Chapter 3: Hebrews 8:1-6, Hebrews 10:1-7, Colossians 2:6-17
  • Read Rethinking Rest – Chapter 3 – “Image Bearing and Shadow Casting”

Lesson Options:

  • Discuss Your Responses to the Chapter 3 – Bible Study Lesson w/ Others
  • Discuss Group Follow-Up Questions for Chapter 3

  1. Which of your family members do you think you resemble the most? What characteristics do you share?
  2. This chapter suggested that part of bearing God’s image is accomplished through what we do. In what ways have you seen God’s image displayed through the actions of other people? How do you try to display God’s image?
  3. In the author’s “sprinkler-system analogy” what did he suggest about humanity being bystanders? Do you agree with his conclusion?
  4. Was there any new information for you in the discussion about philosophy, Plato, and the analogy of the Cave?
  5. How do you feel about the New Testament authors using concepts from secular philosophy to describe the law and Jesus? Can you think of a way to describe Jesus ministry using modern secular ideas?

  • Watch Rethinking Rest Class Videos
  • Listen to Rethinking Rest Class Audio:

Week 3, Session 1 – Where Have We Landed Regarding Rest? (9:47)

Week 3, Session 2 – The Shadow World (13:26)

Week 3, Session 3 – Jesus Is Better (11:50)

Post-Lesson Resources:

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