Today is a good day to say, “Thanks”. Thanksgiving was originally a day set aside to purposefully say thanks to God for the harvest and for saving pilgrim lives. Other cultures may do this in other ways but on this side of the Pond, human beings take a weekend, during the harvest, to be intentionally grateful.
Christians should naturally be people to lead that Thanksgiving Parade. Let me express my gratitude to God for each of you, its a privilege to live in this part of our country at this specific time in our history with each of you. Thanks for sharing the Journey together with us!
Sermon Study Questions: Galatians 4:21-31
- Research the story about Hagar and Sarah. Who were they? What were their boys names? Why didn’t it work out between them?
- How does the story of Hagar and Sarah connect with Galatians Christians who think they now need to obey the Jewish laws?
- Find Isaiah 54 in your Bible and read at least v. 1. Explain how the ‘barren woman’ (Israel) is going to have children, but it won’t be through her labor.
- How do you need to ‘get rid of the slave woman and her son’? Where does the law still creep into your soul and make you miserable?
- What does being a, ‘child of promise’ look like these days in your life?