ICE BREAKER: Make a list of all the things that all human beings need – whether living in cities or jungles.
SERMON DIGESTION: Your chance to give your thoughts on the sermon.
READ: Genesis 2:4-22
How does Genesis 2:7 provide a swift beat down to pride and arrogance?
How did Pastor Thomas compare Willy Wonka’s story to Genesis 2?
Discuss these two lies that were presented in the sermon.
#1: Life in God’s presence is lame, boring, unsatisfying. He will shrivel your life, not flourish it.
#2: Our life will flourish if we reject God and outdated biblical regulations. We need to take control of our own lives.
What’s the balance in v.15-17 between freedom and restriction?
In the New Testament God provides even more for His people "in Christ." What is His provision to us:
Augustine of Hippo wrote this famous line of praise in the 400s A.D. – “You, God, have made us for Yourself, and our hearts are restless until they rest in You.”