Not Your Average Joe - Pride Leads to Humbling
When God wants to empower someone, He first humbles them.
What’s one idea from the message that stood out to you? Why do you think it grabbed you?
Where do you fall in birth order? Do you feel like the stereotypes of your place fit who you are? Why or why not?
Read: Genesis 37:2-36
In what way did Jacob’s actions and attitudes towards his sons affect their actions?
Did Joseph do anything wrong in this story? Why or why not?
What do you imagine was Joseph’s reasoning for telling his family about the dreams?
Reuben tried to save his brother. Did Reuben do anything wrong? Why or why not?
Have you ever “sat down for a meal” while someone suffering injustice was screaming for help right beside you?
If you were ever the one screaming for help, did you receive help? Were there people there for you?
How do you react when you see or face injustice?
What do you do when you don’t have the answer for why you’re going through what you’re going through?
Prayer: Pray that you never forget God is there, even when bad things are happening.