How did we see God move this week as we tried to live out the Spirit’s leading? What challenges did we encounter? What victories can we celebrate?

3 “‘If you follow my decrees and are careful to obey my commands, 4 I will send you rain in its season, and the ground will yield its crops and the trees their fruit. 5 Your threshing will continue until grape harvest and the grape harvest will continue until planting, and you will eat all the food you want and live in safety in your land. 6 “‘I will grant peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid. I will remove wild beasts from the land, and the sword will not pass through your country. 7 You will pursue your enemies, and they will fall by the sword before you. 8 Five of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall by the sword before you. 9 “‘I will look on you with favor and make you fruitful and increase your numbers, and I will keep my covenant with you. 10 You will still be eating last year’s harvest when you will have to move it out to make room for the new. 11 I will put my dwelling place among you, and I will not abhor you. 12 I will walk among you and be your God, and you will be my people. 13 I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt so that you would no longer be slaves to the Egyptians; I broke the bars of your yoke and enabled you to walk with heads held high.

Recall from Sunday:

We walk with heads held high:

Leviticus 3:9 – To multiply children

Leviticus 3:10 – And feast on God’s provision

Leviticus 3:11-12 – in God’s presence

Reflect: What sticks out to you personally from the passage?

What impacted you on a personal level from Sunday’s sermon?

The command of God to multiply from Genesis 1:28 becomes the promise of God in Leviticus 26:9, so we know God promises to do his work of multiplication through us. His promise should empower us to fulfill the command. How have the promises of God helped you follow his commands? Are there any promises you cling to as you try to follow him?

God promises here to fulfill his people’s needs abundantly (see also Philippians 4:19). But we don’t always live in continual seasons of plenty. As we look for foretastes of the fullness of God’s provision in the new creation breaking in today, how do you lean on God for your provision? What helps you trust that God can and will provide for you?

God dwells among us today because the death of Jesus makes us holy before God. He walks more closely with us than he did with Adam and Eve by the Holy Spirit living within us. What has your experience been of the indwelling Holy Spirit?

We can both lean on God’s provision for us in our seasons of need and be agents of God’s provision for others as he gives us more than we need. As we approach the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons, how can we as a group support each other’s needs? Ask the Spirit together how we can reach out and provide for others in our community this year.

To live as God’s image-bearers, we need to lean on his promises and serve where he’s promised to be working. How can we as a group keep his promises in mind this week and depend on him? Have group members share their best-practices for remembering and leaning on God’s promises.