Isaiah 9 celebrates the birth of a child. However, it may not have been the child you think. Originally, this passage likely focused on a king named Hezekiah. How did Hezekiah shape and form the hopes for a Messiah? And what can Hezekiah's story teach us about how Jesus provides a path for us now?
1. One of the best ways we can learn to trust God is by reflecting on God's actions in the past. What stories from the Bible can you remember where God provided a path forwarded in difficult circumstances?
2. How has God delivered you from a difficult situation in the past?
3. What are some areas in your life right now in which you need God to provide a way forward?
4. How might your past experiences mentioned above help you to see how God is guiding you now?
This weekend marks the beginning of Advent and with that the start of our Heart of Christmas Offering. This offering helps to support 5 different ministries- Action Foundation, Impact, New Church Development, Front Porch Ministries, and the Christmas Joy Offering. For more information on each of these ministries, please click the link below.
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