This week at Society, we are continuing a series called Into the Wild, where we will explore the story of the Hebrew people as they journey through the wilderness on their way out of Egypt and to the promised land.
Community Group Questions:
Getting to know you:
What was your favorite costume that you wore when you were a kid?
- Read Exodus 16:1-8.
- How do you think the Israelites felt when they were told that God was going to give them food?
- Read Exodus 16:26-29.
- Why do you think some of the Israelites struggled to follow God’s command not to gather food on the seventh day?
- Have there been any moments in your life where you felt as though you were traveling through the desert?
- If you’ve had them, how have those times in the desert affected your view of God?
- Have there been any obstacles that have faced that made it hard to trust God in the different seasons of your life?
- Eugene Peterson said, “And yet I decide, every day, to set aside what I can do best and attempt what I do very clumsily–open myself to the frustrations and failures of loving, daring to believe that failing in love is better than succeeding in pride.” Are there any areas of your life that you think God might be calling you “to set aside what [you] do best” and to attempt what you might “do very clumsily”?
Share prayer requests and pray together as a group.