Getting Started:Can you name one professional athlete who has been blamed for his/her team’s failures? Why do we feel the need to identify a scapegoat?
Digging Deeper:Psalm 103 is a song, written by David, directing praise to God who gives us good gifts. Read the entire Psalm.
Getting Started: Have you ever been rescued or delivered from a scary, awkward or uncomfortable situation? What feelings did you have toward your rescuer?
Digging In:Read Exodus 12
What are some ways God provided for the Israelites in this passage? Do you notice any trials they faced that...
Getting Started: Which do you prefer, cold and snow or heat and humidity? Or perhaps, which do you hate less?
Digging In:Read Genesis 22:1-18
When we first read this story, it seems pretty disturbing. What was your initial reaction when you heard what God asked Abraham to do?