october 25 - tHE Call of abraham
Small group leaders
Small Group Week 3
Discussion Starter: Share an unexpected blessing that has come into your life: a blessing than can’t really be explained without the grace and love of God.
Read Genesis 12:1-3
1 God created Abram to be a blessing. His blessing wasn’t just for him, it was for the glory of God and the purpose of human flourishing.
Consider John 17:13 and 18. What do the promises to Abram and the words of Jesus teach us about our calling and the blessings we receive from God?
2 What gift or talent has God given you that you can use for his glory?
3 What do you think about the idea of God cursing those who curse Abram? How does that fit with your understanding of who God is?
4 God promises Abram that his descendants will be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth. That is a foreshadowing of the blessings that come through Jesus, the Messiah. Take some time to list ways that the world is blessed by Jesus; His teachings, His example, His church…