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Blessing and Curse

What do blessing and curse mean in the Bible?

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How did the video expand your view of what it means for God to bless humanity and creation? How is this similar or different from your previous understanding of God’s blessing?

2

God’s curses give people over to the consequence of their own choices. How is this similar or different from your previous understanding of God’s curses?

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Check out Genesis 3:15 and 12:1-3. How does God promise to reverse the curse in the garden and restore his blessings to the world?

4

Read Galatians 3:13-14 and Luke 24. What has Jesus done to reverse the curse and restore God’s blessings? How does Jesus’ work inform our lives today?

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Take time to discuss other themes, questions, or key takeaways from what you learned together.

Would you and your group like to learn more about the theme of blessing and curse in the Bible? Download the BibleProject app and explore Genesis Movement 3 in the Reading Journey, where we trace this theme in Jacob’s story.

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