These questions are connected to the message, Eat, Drink, and Be Changed from Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. You can watch it here.
- What challenged or inspired you about the passage or sermon? What was new?
- If you didn’t grow up in the church what was your impression of communion when you first experienced it? If you did grow up in church, what did it mean to you then and now?
- Robyn said, “God always meets us where we’re at.” Does that idea bring you comfort? Why or why not?
- How have you wrestled with the representation of God in the Old Testament with Jesus in the New? How might this passage (Genesis 15:10-18) help us to see the God of the Old Testament differently?
- In Genesis 15 when God walked between the split carcasses, God revealed his heart. What does this tell you about God’s character?
- Discuss the similarities between the cutting of the covenant and Jesus’ crucifixion.
- In light of Genesis 15 and the Crucifixion, how would you define power?
- This week, set aside time to take communion with your family, small group, or alone. Ponder the implications of what it represents: the celebration of God binding God’s self with all of humanity for all time, regardless of our unfaithfulness.