NextLevel Online: The Gospel According to Isaiah

Session 3: Presence (Isaiah 7)

What would a normal day look like for you if you chose to trust God’s presence in everything?



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Classroom Instructions

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  • Think about moments in the last year when you found it most difficult to trust God. What thoughts, feelings, or fears were most present in those moments?

  • Matthew quotes Isaiah 7 when he talks about the birth of Jesus. While the virgin Mary conceiving is an incredible miracle, the bigger emphasis in Matthew 1 seems to be on the meaning of his name, “Immanuel.” What is the significance of Jesus bearing this name?

  • Read Matthew 28:20. Matthew’s Gospel begins and ends with this theme of God’s presence. How does God’s presence change the way we live?

  • What would a normal day look like for you if you chose to trust God’s presence in everything?

  • What are some of the biggest barriers you face to trusting God ’s presence in the face of your life’s threats?

About NextLevel Online

The vision of Ozark Christian College is to glorify God by evangelizing the lost and edifying Christians worldwide. The mission of Ozark Christian College is to train men and women for Christian service as a degree-granting institution of biblical higher education.