First Priority Follow-Up Guide: The Story of Jesus and The Story of The Church Community

Devotional



Big Idea


God sent Jesus to bring salvation by turning our world upside-down.





Personal Question


Jesus did not come to earth in the way that the Jewish people expected. In what ways has God shown up in your life that were also unexpected?





Community Question


As we will soon read, Jesus’s ministry on earth and plan for salvation turned the world upside down. But even before His ministry began, what details of Jesus’s birth narrative already started turning the world upside down?





Going Deeper


Did you know there are 44 prophecies about Jesus in the Old Testament that Jesus fulfilled in the New Testament? While these prophecies are spread throughout multiple books in the Old Testament, many of them can be found in the book of Isaiah. Read through the book of Isaiah and highlight the prophecies you encounter about Jesus.