For many people, the Old Testament is confusing, irrelevant or both. In this series we’ll help people understand the highpoints of the book of Genesis from chapter 12 all the way through chapter 50, the end of the book. We’ll look at some of the main characters and events in their lives and see how God is in the process of restoring the world and what that has to do with us and our lives today.
Session 1: Abraham
Big Idea: God is in the process of restoring the world and wants me to be part of what He is doing.
Session 2: Sarah
Big Idea: Being a person of faith means waiting and trusting in God.
Session 3: Isaac
Big Idea: The story of Abraham and Isaac teaches us to trust God to provide what we need when what He is doing is making no sense.
Session 4: Jacob
Big Idea: Through our struggles God changes us into the people we are meant to be.
Session 5: Jacob to Joseph
Big Idea: We’re all messed up, but God sticks with us.
Session 6: Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife
Big Idea: Doing the right thing will often lead to suffering.
Session 7: Joseph and His Brothers in Egypt
Big Idea: God is always at work, even when I have not idea what He is doing.
• Sermon Manuscripts in MS Word
• Small Group Guide with Leader’s Guide in MS Word