Ice Breaker: Sunday’s sermon was about Sodom and Gomorrah which is an important, but fairly awful story. Are there any stories or passages in the Bible that strike fear or discomfort into you?
Why did Pastor Thomas assert that the story of Sodom and Gomorrah was fitting for exploring the true meaning of Christmas?
How did hearing this story of depravity and judgment impact you as it was read and unpacked? What did the Holy Spirit speak or reveal or nudge in you?
Sodom and Gomorrah’s true tale are mentioned several times in the New Testament with powerful applications. We will study two of those instances here.
#1 – 2 Peter 2:4-10
B) Genesis 14:12. Now where is lot dwelling.
C) Genesis 19:7,14. Now how is he relating to the people of the city?
#2 – Jude 1:5-7
Close in prayer petitioning the Lord for His heart for those who are facing eternal punishment apart from Him. Bring specific names before Him. Ask Him to work salvation in them and yearning for their salvation in you.
Ice Breaker: Is there anything in your life about which you would say, “I would have laughed if you had told me ___________________”?
READ Genesis 17:1-18:15.
Touching the Text
Letting the Text Touch Us
One Big Statement
Close in prayer focusing on speaking to the Lord as “God Almighty” and the One for whom nothing is too hard.