Teen's Lifelong Learning
Chapter 5 of Unoffendable: "Bert and Ernie and Satan"
1. On pp. 31–32: What reaction from Yeshua is the author waiting for when he reads the Gospels (four accounts of the Good News)?
2. On pp. 31–32: What does the author state is learned about the human heart in John (Yochanan) 2:24–25? So, perhaps a big part of being less offendable is _____________ _____________________________.
3. On p. 32: Yeshua is not a cynic. He's never scornful, hopeless, or jaded. What do these words mean?
4. On p. 32: In part, it's purely about growing up enough to recognize just how what?
5.On p. 37: People are messed up . . . and I'm messed up. Is the world a mess? Is Messianic history also 'Messyanic"?
6. On p. 33: Why is there all this "I can't believe politicians would lie" kind of talk? Shouldn't we quit being ____________ and ___________ our expectations? Are we going to live in perpetual shock at the nature of humanity?
7.On p. 37: After all the discussion of disappointed persons in the author's radio audience, the author concludes that people are __________ and __________ by default, and includes himself. Do you agree? Why or why not?
8.On p. 37: Isn't it exhausting to be perpetually shocked and offended?
9. On p. 37: Is Yeshua's understanding of human nature cynicism or living with realistic expectations? Will we live with realistic expectations and stop being offended?