Pastor Christian Simas – Genesis 12:1-9

December 10th, 2017

See Advent guide for reflection questions.

Discussion Questions:
1. Think about a big promise you have made. What challenges come with making that promise?

2. What does it mean to us that God called Abram (and us) to follow him?

3. Read Genesis 12:3. What do you think about God blessing “all the families of the earth” through Abram?

4. Read Hebrews 11:8-10. What influence does it have on your life’s journey to look forward to “the city that has foundations, whose designer and builder is God”?

5. If the charge for us is to persevere, how do we do that, and what will it mean for our daily lives?

Pastor Christian Simas – Genesis 3:1-15

December 3rd, 2017

See the Advent Book for Personal Reflection questions.

Discussion Questions:
1. What comes to mind when you think of “Advent”?

2. What do you think about the common theme of “promise” found in Scripture?

3. What does it mean to us that we were created to live, thrive, and carry on under God’s rule forever?

4. Read Genesis 3:1-7. What stands out to you about the account of the first sin?

5. Read Genesis 3:15. In light of the foreshadowing of our hope in Christ in this verse, how should we think about God’s promise(s)?

6. Read Romans 6:5-11. We know how the story ends, so how does that change the way we live our daily lives?