Looking Back to Move Forward-The Power of the Past

Genesis 12:1-4

Genesis 12:11-13

Genesis 20:1-3

Genesis 26:1-7

Genesis 27:18-24

Genesis 37:2-4

Genesis 37:31-36

Exodus 20:4-6

Tends to be repeated

“The enemy wants to define you by your wounds. Jesus wants to define you by His”                                                               -Louie Giglio

  1. Name It
  2. Own It
  3. Share It

Luke 9:23

Matthew 11:28-30 (MSG)

John 3:3

Genesis 45:7-8

Genesis 50:20

“The evil plans of human folks do not defeat God’s purpose. Instead, they unwittingly become ways in which God’s plan is furthered”

-Walter Brueggemann


Discussion Questions

  1. What one or two patterns might emerge of how your family has impacted who you are today?
  2. In what area(s) might you be shaping your life and your ministry according to your past rather than Christ’s family?
  3. What are a few events or people that have impacted who I am today and that will help me understand what makes me tick?
  4. What “hard work of discipleship” might you have before you?

Daily Readings

Daily Reading

Sunday  Worship Together

Monday    Ezekiel 36:25-27

Tuesday    Mark 3:31-35

Wednesday Genesis 50:15-21

Thursday    John 3:1-21

Friday    Luke 9:59-62

Saturday    Hebrews 12:1-3

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