Exodus 3:1-12

For many, the story of the burning shrub in the wilderness is simply an oddity – a weird, unrepeated, and largely insignificant event in the history of the world. However, it was at this event that a number of key things happened that set the stage for the grand story that God is telling us in the Bible. Come and view this strange occurrence with fresh eyes as we look at “Jesus in the Cosmic Fire,” part of our Good News Everywhere Series.

MESSAGE STUDY NOTES (also as PDF download above)

What is your most memorable introduction?

Exodus 3:1-14; Matthew 5:16

The burning shrub was:
1. A disruption
2. A personal message
3. An introduction
A disruption can be:
A. A person
B. Thoughts
C. Trouble
D. Emptiness

1. Of all the disruptions listed, which one is most indicative of how you came to know Jesus?

2. In the story of the burning shrub, which part speaks to you personally the most?

What do you think it means to let your light [phos = fire] shine? Why? (Matthew 5:16) 

What do you think God needs to work on in you to make your light shine brighter?