Five Lenten studies draw on the Year A Lectionary texts from Hebrew Scriptures, the Gospel of John and Philippians. The discussion invites us to reflect on our vision and calling as the people of God across the generations through the lenses of My Story, God’s Story and Our Story.

Session 1: Called to Follow
Genesis 12:1-4a The Call of Abram and Sarai
John 3:1-17 Jesus and Nicodemus

Session 2: Called to Trust
Exodus 17:1-7 The Israelites at Rephidim
John 4:5-42 Jesus and the Woman at the Well

Session 3: Called to Give
1 Samuel 16:1-13 Samuel anoints David
John 9:1-41 Jesus and the Blind Man

Session 4: Called to New Life
Ezekiel 37:1-14 The Valley of Dry Bones
John 11:1-45 Jesus and Lazarus

Session 5: Called to Serve
Isaiah 50:4-9a Servant Song
Philippians 2:5-11 Christ’s Humility

by Dr Craig Mitchell

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