As the Old Testament closes we see God __________________ the people of Israel and the ______________ for a “New” bargain.
It is actually the Bargain that God had been _________________ his way up to ever since Adam turned his ___________________ down.
“From now on, you and the woman will be enemies, and your offspring and her offspring will be enemies. He will crush your head, and you will strike his heel.” Ge. 3:15 NLT
This is called the ___________________________________________ it is the first mention of Messiah in the Bible.
All the other bargains have been preparing mankind for the coming of this ________________ who would undo the work that the devil did.
“But when people keep on sinning, it shows they belong to the Devil, who has been sinning since the beginning. But the Son of God came to destroy these works of the Devil. I John 3:8
The Bargain with Noah gave man a _________________ start and created the ___________________.
The Bargain with Abraham chose the ____________________ that the savior would come through.
The bargain with Moses showed man that he __________________ a messiah because he could not keep God’s commands.
The bargain with David _____________________________ the specific family God messiah would come through and provided for His earthly _____________________.
Now during the time of the prophets God begins to prepare the Earth _______________________ for the next God bargain.
He scatters the _____________________ throughout the Peoples of the world.
He raises up ____________________.
He creates ________________________ a hunger in the Israelites for a Messiah.
Now in your groups:
1. If you were a Jew in the Old Testament do you think you would have considered God’s work of preparing Messiah and scattering you throughout the people’s of Earth fair? Why or Why not?
2. Do you feel the way God deals with you is always fair? Why or why not? In what ways could what is happening in your life be part of God’s bigger plan for the world?
Now in Your groups: