Huddle // Shadows Part 6
Huddle time is an opportunity for you to connect to each other and grow in faith. The below questions are just a resource for you to use or start from. Don’t feel like you have to use them all or rush through good discussion
Have you ever read a book and then went and saw the movie and either didn’t like the movie or liked it better than the book?
Joseph was disliked by his brothers by being the favorite and basically being a tattle tale.
Can you relate to any of this with your siblings growing up?
Joseph had dreams of grandeur, but they probably didn’t work out the way he expected.
Have you ever had a dream or expectation that didn’t happen or came about in a different way?
Read: Genesis 39 (the whole chapter)
Discuss this chapter. What questions do you have? What sticks out to you?
What do you learn about Joseph’s character? Do you see any shadows of Christ in this story?
Have you ever had something bad happen to you that made you feel justified to do something bad yourself?
Read: Genesis 50:15-21
After all that has happened, Joseph’s brothers are still afraid. Discuss how Joseph talks to his brothers.
Have you ever been through a painful time and, when you look back on it, you see it as a critical time that made you who you are now or God did some amazing things through it?
Do you see a picture of Christ in the culmination of this story?
What can we learn about God from the story of Joseph?
Have a time of prayer and reflection based on this story. Pray that we might be faithful in difficult times and trust in God’s provision. Pray that God might use us in powerful ways to show others his love and provision. Finally, thank Jesus for being our ultimate savior who was reject and gave his life so that we might be restored and have eternal life.
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EASY DISCIPLESHIP QUESTIONS
These are great questions and can be used one at a time, or one from each section even if time is short. Most importantly if used consistently, then people will be conscious of starting to develop the habits and lifestyle of becoming a disciple.
CONNECTING TO GOD:
How have you seen God working in your life in the last week; through successes, failures or disappointments?
Share with me what or who you are praying for and why.
What are you and your team/group members praying for?
At what moment did you feel closest to Christ this week?
CONNECTING TO SCRIPTURE:
Catch me up on scriptures you’re reading.
What is God teaching you through His word and how are you responding?
What scriptures speak to your “made for this”?
What scriptures are you struggling to understand?
What scriptures are you understanding, yet struggling to apply?
CONNECTING TO OTHERS:
How did the Lord use you to show His love this week:
In your family, team, group, or workplace?
In your everyday interaction with others?
Who are you helping to trust and follow Jesus?
What are your plans for next week in the areas of: prayer, bible study and sharing Christ’s love?