These discussion questions are based on the sermon titled "Connect to the Cloud".
Here are some discussion questions that you can talk about with the people that are in your home with you. You can also call a friend who was watching and discuss it with them. Or you can break out a notebook and use these questions to journal your thoughts on the message.
1. Why did God use a cloud to show his presence to the Israelites in the wilderness?
2. In Exodus 20:20 “Moses said to the people, ‘Do not fear; for God has come to test you, and that His fear may be before you, so that you may not sin.’” Why Would Moses say not to fear if the purpose of the dramatic cloud on the mountain was to instill fear.
3. Why was the typical person not allowed to enter the cloud in the Old Testament?
4. Why did Aaron need blood to enter the most Holy Place where the cloud was?
5. Why does God prefer to live inside you than a building?
6. How does someone get baptize in a cloud?
7. What are some similarities between the first and last time ‘cloud’ is mentioned in the Bible? (Genesis 9:12-14, Revelation 14:14-16)
8. What are some differences between the first and last time ‘cloud’ is mentioned in the Bible? (Genesis 9:12-14, Revelation 14:14-16)
9. What is the message that God is trying to give to you from this sermon?
10. How can you apply this message to your life?
11. What practical thing can you do today to get started?
Feel free to share some of your answers in the comment section below.
Verses on God's Presence in a Cloud
I did not cover all these verses, but perhaps you may enjoy studying these passages during the week:
Cloud Leads the Israelites
Mount of transfiguration
Coming back in clouds