Welcome to week 1 of the God’s Great Purpose series. This week we are exploring the book of Genesis. There are a number of different ways we’ve put together to do that, so we hope you find something that helps you.
Introduction to Genesis
Here is a short video we’ve produced to set the scene for Genesis. There will be a similar video each week.
Daily Reading Plan
As well as the main passage from Genesis looked at in the sermon, here are 7 daily readings that together help to give a bigger picture of God’s Great Purpose in the book of Genesis. The dates are suggestions for people following the whole Bible reading plan.
11th Jan – Genesis 2 & 3
12th Jan – Genesis 9 & 12
13th Jan – Genesis 15 & 17
14th Jan – Genesis 28:10-22 & 32:22-32
15th Jan – Genesis 41 & 45
16th Jan – Genesis 46 & 48
17th Jan – Genesis 50
You can download the reading plan (including details for other weeks) by clicking here.
Follow these simple steps, and use them to reflect on the passage (for a fuller description of the process, click here.) Allow 10 to 15 minutes for the whole process.
Read, slowly and a few times.
Meditate, turning over what you’ve read in your mind. Are there certain parts that stand out? Dwell on them.
Pray, bringing your reflections before God, asking what it might mean for you.
Listen, giving God a space to bring into focus what He is ministering to you.
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