1. What’s the most life-changing thing that happened to you because of someone’s presence in your life? Do you know Jesus Christ and are you walking with Him? How has your relationship with Him helped you through life? Describe how God’s presence is the only constant in your life versus other relationships with either family or friends.
2. The most trusting relationships should be between parents and children, and husband and wife, but why is it that there are family members who cannot trust the words of their loved ones? How do lies between loved ones break the circle of trust in various ways? How do you know that you can trust God’s Word and His promises?
3. What promise from the scripture has been real to you because you have experienced how God fulfilled that promise in your life? What promises have you made to God, and what usually keeps you from fulfilling those promises? On the other hand, what motivates you to fulfill the promises you made to Him?
4. How do people try to manipulate God? In what way do you know that in your life, God’s sovereign plan always wins out? Now that you have learned many things about Jacob’s life, how would you relate to him and explain the fact that all you have in life are the works of God?