May 10: Hagar at the Well
1. Getting Started:
What did you find most interesting about the sermon this week? The most helpful, eye-opening, or troubling?
Describe a moment in your life when you felt special or significant.
Describe a time when you felt like an extra in the movie of someone else’s life.
2. Into the Bible:
Read John 4:1-30
What similarities do you see between this story and the story of Hagar?
What was the reason for the Samaritan woman’s exile? How was it similar to Hagar?
How does Jesus offer to help the Samaritan woman? What is the solution to her exile?
How does the woman describe Jesus to the townspeople in v. 29? Why does she describe him that way?
3. Going Deeper
What is the difference between being a supporting char-acter in someone else’s story and being a supporting character in God’s story?
What is the difference between being the main character in our own story and being a supporting character in God’s story?
How does Jesus model the differences above in John 4?