The Unshakeable Kingdom – Mt Sinai and Mt Zion

May 14, 2023    Erik Miller

Main Point: Through the work of Jesus, we can approach God with joy and without fear.


1. What impacted you from the message this weekend? What challenged you or encouraged

you? What did you learn about the character of God in the passage studied?

2. Read Hebrews 12:18-24. What are the two places being compared in these verses? Beyond

the physical locations, what other things are being compared in these verses?

3. What words, feelings, and emotions are characteristic of Mount Sinai? What words, feelings,

and emotions are characteristic of Mount Zion?

4. Read Hebrews 12:18-21. What event is the author of Hebrews describing? (See Exodus 19-

20 for reference.) Why are the people afraid?

5. What does this passage communicate about the holiness of God? Why is understanding the

holiness of God important to understanding God’s character?

6. How does understanding God’s holiness help us to understand the significance of the sacrifice

of Jesus on the cross? How does it help us to appreciate the grace of God?

7. Read Hebrews 12:22-24. Describe the picture the author of Hebrews paints of the future

heavenly Jerusalem. Who will be there? How are they described?

8. How is God described in these verses? How is Jesus described? What does it mean that

Jesus is the mediator o the new covenant?

9. How is the sacrifice of Jesus better than the sacrifice offered by Abel?

10. What is one thing you can do this week to put into practice what you learned in this message?