Discipling the Remnant: God’s Unchanging Norms

SCRIPTURE: Genesis 13:1-15

Introduction

Three Unchanging Norms:

  1. Exercise Courage to _______ (vv.1-4)
    “And he journeyed on … to the place where his tent had been at the beginning, … to the place where he had made an altar at the first.” (vv.3-4a)

  2. Prioritise _______ (vv.8-9)
    “Then Abram said to Lot, “Let there be no strife between you and me, and between your herdsmen and my herdsmen, for we are kinsmen.” (v.8)

  3. Trust God _______ (vv.11-15)
    “The Lord said to Abram … “Lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are … for all the land that you see I will give to you and to your offspring forever.(v.14-15)


Conclusion

Reflection Questions (for CGs and families)
  1. What is one area where you need courage to start over again?
  2. Which of your relationships do you need to pay special attention to?
  3. How can you trust God to give you His best instead of grabbing it?