We are encouraging all small groups to go through the Anchored study. You can find everything you need at gethope.net/anchored.  We will offer a shortened message-based study from now through the end of the year to allow your group to go through Anchored.  If you have questions, please feel free to reach out to us at smallgroups@gethope.net. 

Main Idea 

Abraham trusted God and his entire life changed.  In the same way, when we trust in God, everything changes.  We have a new identity and can live in a new way, and this should lead us to be people of gratitude. 


Key Verse(s) 

Genesis 17:9-11, 23 

Colossians 2:11, 3:10-11 

Philippians 1:3-11 


Discuss the Message 

What stood out to you from the message this weekend? (a point, verse or story you remember, etc.) 


Which video story were you most encouraged by? 


What is God teaching you through what you learned either from the message or the verses this week? 


Apply the Message 

We can get so focused on what we want God to DO that we can miss the opportunity to reflect on all that God has already DONE for us. 

This week: 

Make a list of the good things / accomplishments you’ve experienced over the last year. 

  • Once you start, you will find your list is longer than you expect! 
  • You may see patterns / trends in what you are good at / how God blesses you. 

  Say thank you. 

  • Spend some time thanking God for His goodness and provision. 
  • Thank those who have made an impact in your life this year. 

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