1. What are the major threats to the sovereignty of Jesus in your life? What other “kings” compete for your loyalties?
2. Why is freedom of conscience so important for a relationship with God? With others?
3. How does a church balance the need for shared beliefs and convictions with ample and appropriate space for private thoughts and personal conviction ... which may differ from the established norms?
4. How can we best renew—and renew again—our trust in Jesus and His righteousness and keep at bay our own proclivities toward self-worship and self-righteousness?