Genesis Origin Stories: New 4-Week Small Group Series

$ 39.00

This new 4-week small group series on Adam and Eve, Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Rebecca, and Jacob, Leah, and Rachel.

This item, like all our resources, is only available as a download.

SMALL GROUP SERIES OVERVIEW

Bible: Genesis 1:26 - 2:25; 3:1-24
Topics: Creation, Relationship with God, Temptation, Responsibility, Choices, Sin
Bottom Line: We are more like the first man and woman than we realize - and have much to learn from them. 

Lesson 2: Abraham and Sarah
Bible: Genesis 12:1-5; 15:1-6; 17:1-9, 15-22; 21:1-7
Topics: Faith, Promises, Trust, Waiting, Laughter
Bottom Line: God keeps His promises - even if you laugh and have to wait. 

Lesson 3: Isaac and Rebekah
Bible: Genesis 25:19-26; 26:1-6; 28:3-4, 10-16, 18-22
Topics: Family, Promises, Generations, God’s Presence
Bottom Line: You can trust God to keep His promises and to be present everywhere you go.

Lesson 4: Jacob, Leah, and Rachel
Bible: Genesis 29:1 - 30:24; 32:22-28; 33:1-5; 35:6-15; Matthew 1:2
Topics: Marriage, Family, Hard Work, Reconciliation, Identity, God’s Promises
Bottom Line: You don’t have to have a perfect family to participate in God’s plan.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Series artwork for promotional purposes
  • Lessons in both Word & PDF format – edit as needed and easily share with volunteers
  • Creative, relevant teachings
  • Engaging small group discussion questions


WHAT MAKES OUR SMALL GROUP SERIES UNIQUE?

50% Teaching & 50% Discussion

All our small group series are discussion based. Each lesson is 50% reading the Bible/teaching and 50% student discussion. They’re not 90% teaching and 10% discussion, like our other youth ministry series and small group studies you’ll find elsewhere.

The goal is for students to talk about the Bible, what it means to follow Jesus, their questions & doubts, what God is doing in their lives, and so on. This format encourages group interaction, personal application, and keeps students engaged. Getting students talking about their faith is the secret sauce to a small group, and all our series are formatted with that goal in mind.

The format is simple, but effective:

  • Read a passage of Scripture.
  • Make a point that students will remember.
  • Ask questions and discuss it.
  • Repeat 3-4 times per lesson.


THREE KEY COMPONENTS

Our small group series students become Biblically rooted, provide a strategic path to discipleship, and give them the opportunity to form God-centered relationships.

Biblically Rooted
The Bible, like the roots of a tree, brings life, nourishment and stability to your students’ lives. Scripture deepens their relationship with God, gives them the wisdom to make good decisions, brings clarity to the problems they face, and so much more. In each small group series, students dive deep into a book of the Bible, which will firmly root them in God’s Word and provide a foundation to build their lives upon.


Strategic Path to Discipleship
We’ve created a strategic path to discipleship. Each small group series focuses on key components of what it means to follow Jesus. Discipleship is the never-ending process of loving God and serving others. As students learn and grow in their walk with God, their thoughts, actions and lives are transformed. Throughout these 52 weeks, students will go on a journey to discover what it means to become fully devoted followers of Christ.

God-Centered Relationships

These small group series provide students an opportunity to develop God-centered relationships with others. As we read throughout the New Testament, discipleship happens in the context of relationships. The goal is to create an environment where students: know others and are known; accept others and are accepted; love others and are loved; and pray for others and are prayed for. We’re intentional about helping them grow in their relationship with God and others.

HOW TO USE

Online or In Person Youth Group
Use our curriculum for small groups when doing online youth group or in person. Each series is flexible enough for either option.

Small Groups
If your youth group has more than 12 students, then use our curriculum as a tool to disciple students in a small group setting.

Sunday School
Does your church have an active Sunday School program? Our curriculum is a good fit for you.

Small Churches
Does your youth ministry have less than 12 students? Our curriculum is specifically designed with you in mind.