Christ is the fulfillment of God’s promise to Abraham that all the world would be blessed through his seed.
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS FOR SHEPHERD GROUPS
- What was one thing you found particularly interesting, insightful, helpful or difficult to understand from this Sunday?
- Read and discuss Genesis 12:1-3, 15:1-6 and 21:1-7. What do these verses tell us about God? What theme(s) do you note in these verses?
- What foreshadowing do you see in these verses regarding the coming of Christ?
- What is the Abrahamic covenant? Why does it matter?
- Read and discuss Galatians 3:1-9. How does this give us context for the verses in Genesis?
- What is a blessing? What blessings have you received?
- How can you be a blessing to someone else this week?
- How does the gospel show us the blessing of God? Who do you need to bless with the gospel?
- Spend some time in prayer giving thanks to God for the blessings He has given you. Thank Him for the ultimate blessing of His Son, Jesus. Pray that the grace of His presence would bless you and allow you to bless others as we enter this holiday season.