SERMON DIGESTION: Your chance to give your thoughts on the sermon.
ICE BREAKER: If you had 2 weeks left to live what would you do with your remaining time?
Pastor Thomas presented this definition of genealogies as the foundation for the sermon from Genesis 5: Memorials representing life and death which connect major plot lines to display God’s faithfulness.
How can remembering the reality of death be helpful? How can it be harmful?
READ Philippians 2:21-25.
Author Paul Tripp points to the significance of our lives though the warning “Beware of shrinking your life down to the size of your life.”
How do the 3 cricket chirps reflect our lives and culture, and the tendency toward shrinking our lives?
How does Enoch’s “he walked with God” (Gen. 5:21-24) give us God’s solution for living within our everyday lives but not shrinking down to merely the size of our lives?
Adam’s sin placed us all in the genealogy of sin and death.
Close in prayer: praise Jesus for doing the work necessary to rewrite your plot line. Intercede for grace to live a life that matters for God’s Kingdom.