Ice Breaker (optional – choose one below)
- Does anyone have some good news they have not shared with the group yet?
- Who has watched the Olympics the most in this group? What was your favorite moment?
In this week’s message, we learned that our value doesn’t come from our achievements, abilities or even mistakes. Instead, our value comes from the one who created us and from the high cost that was paid for us.
What stood out to you from this weekend’s message?
What is our culture’s view of a person’s worth?
How have you seen that view impact you or others around you?
What does the Bible say?
Read Exodus 3:1-14, 4:1-12
- What are the things Moses seems to doubt about himself in this passage?
- Describe God’s response to Moses’s hesitation. What can we learn from the way God responded?
- Describe a time in your life when you struggled to overcome doubts about yourself or your abilities. Based on this passage, how would God have responded to your doubts?
Apply the Message
Moses’ responses to God fell into all of these categories:
Of these four responses, is there one that is a common struggle for you?
Has there been a time in your life when you know it was God who gave you the courage to see yourself as He sees you, allowing you to overcome one of these four responses?
This week, we learned three truths we need to understand about our identity if we ever want to be free of insecurities, doubts, fears and inadequacies:
- God’s view of you is different than your view of you (Eph. 2:10)
- God has given you more than you realize (Eph. 1:5)
- Your identity is less about you than you think (Titus 3:4-5)
Look up the scripture after each point. Which speaks most directly to you today? Consider writing that verse on a card and memorizing it this week.
After Easter, we will be launching a new sermon series in partnership with over 40 other churches around the Triangle called Explore God. You can play a part in bringing this to life. To learn more, check out this link.