NextLevel Online: The Gospel According to Isaiah

Session 6: Garden (Isaiah 34-35)

In the original Garden of Genesis 2-3, the serpent introduced a temptation to not trust God. How are you tempted to not trust God in your life?



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  • What are some of the most beautiful landscapes you’ve ever seen? If you could choose one natural site or wonder in the world to see today, what would it be?

  • Why do you think God used the picture of a garden to describe a rich and full life?

  • Read Revelation 18:1-8. What fate awaits the cities of the earth who rebel against God?

    • Now read Revelation 19:1-3. Why does the multitude celebrate? What echoes do you hear in these verses of Isaiah 34?
  • Why does the wilderness rejoice in Isaiah 35? What other biblical passages come to mind when you think about “rejoicing”?

  • Think about a story from the ministry of Jesus that connects with Isaiah 35:5-6. How were Jesus’ actions good news for the people who experience his healing?

  • There is a connection between trust and our future throughout the book of Isaiah. The message is consistent that we should trust God. How do you see this play out in Isaiah 35?

    • What is one step you could take today to trust God more fully?

    • In the original Garden of Genesis 2-3, the serpent introduced a temptation to not trust God. How are you tempted to not trust God in your life?

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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.