Genesis 21.1-21_Rejoicing in the Promised Son
Passage: Genesis 21:1-21
Community Group Questions
*What from the text or sermon was new, helped or confused you?
*What strikes you about God’s grace toward Abraham & Sara in the birth of Isaac (v/1-2)? What can we learn from their response (v/3-7)?
*What is an area of your life that God has “redeemed” or brought comfort to pain? What is an area that you struggle to see hope?
*The “way of Ishmael” was Abraham trusting himself and living by his own power. The “way of Isaac” was Abraham trusting God’s promises and living by God’s power and grace (see Galatians 3:6-4:31). Where (what areas of life) can you drift toward the “way of Ishmael”? How does the “way of Isaac” bring freedom and life?