• What’s your favorite movie or story ending?
  • Part Four of “The Story We Live In” is entitled, NEW CREATION: You’ll Be Taken to a Perfect World, as You Trust Jesus. What was meaningful to you in the sermon? (VancouverChurch.org/sermons)
  • Watch The Bible Project video, “Heaven & Earth” (https://thebibleproject.com/explore/heaven-earth/) Focus on the last 2 minutes that describe the new heavens and new earth, and what specifically stands out to you.
  • Read 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; 2 Peter 3:10-13; and Revelation 21:1-5. What do these passages reveal about the new heavens and new earth? What seems clearest to you? What seems unclear?
  • Re-read 1 Thessalonians 4:13. What does this teach us about grieving the death of those close to us?
  • The sermon stated that, “In Jesus, your story has a great ending.” Do you believe that is true about your personal life story? How does that affect your daily life right now?
  • When it comes to your eternal future, how does the hope of the new creation help you defeat the downside of indulgence and despair? Share your thoughts and pray for each other.