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Positioned for Purpose

Sunday, May 7, 2023 by Dave Moreno – Romans 8:28

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Lesson Plan

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Main Idea

No matter the circumstances or intentions of others, God is orchestrating events for the good of those who love Him, aligning them with His purpose and offering hope, provision, and a future.

Romans 8:28

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who[a] have been called according to his purpose.

Genesis 50: 20-21

20 You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. 21 So then, don’t be afraid. I will provide for you and your children.” And he reassured them and spoke kindly to them.

Jeremiah 29:11-13

 11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. 12 Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. 13 You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.

Discussion Questions

  • Share a personal experience where you witnessed God turning a harmful situation into something good. How did that experience impact your faith and trust in God’s plans?
  • Dave mentioned that position has everything to do with trusting God. When things get difficult we either run from Gods presence or towards Gods presence – why do people run? Have you ever found yourself running from Gods presence or will in your life?
  • How does understanding that God has a purpose and plan for each individual’s life affect your perspective on daily struggles and setbacks?
  • Reflecting on Jeremiah 29:11-13, how does knowing that God’s plans are to prosper and not harm us impact our approach to prayer and seeking Him?
  • Discuss the role of faith and trust in God’s sovereignty when we encounter challenges or obstacles that seem contrary to His promises of working for our good.
  • How does the assurance of God’s purpose for our lives impact our actions and decision-making? How can we align our goals and ambitions with His ultimate plan?
  • Share practical ways in which we can encourage and support one another in recognizing and pursuing God’s purpose in our lives.

Verse to Memorize:

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who[a] have been called according to his purpose.

Romans 8:28

Idea Principal

Sin importar las circunstancias o intenciones de los demás, Dios está orquestando los eventos para el bien de aquellos que le aman, alineándolos con Su propósito y ofreciendo esperanza, provisión y un futuro.

Versículo para memorizar:

Y sabemos que a los que aman a Dios, todas las cosas les ayudan a bien, esto es, a los que conforme a su propósito son llamados.

Romanos 8:28

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