Our lives are a series of choices. We are constantly making choices, both good and bad, and all of our choices have consequences and outcomes. It can be overwhelming to question our choices or wonder if we are doing the right thing.

 

“Therefore, if you have been raised with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.” – Colossians 3:1

 

Our choices can be simplified into two categories: the things of God and the things of the world. Choosing the things of God is often challenging, but it yields the best long-term results. Choosing the world can be much easier and can appear to be the best way to avoid pain, but these choices often lead to our destruction. 

 

Choosing God Instead of the World studies the lives of two men, Jacob and Joseph, their families, and the choices they faced. Both Jacob and Joseph were given a specific promise from God, but they lived out their faith very differently. As we study their lives, we will see the importance of choosing the things of God and the way God rewards those who walk with Him. We will also discover how, even if God’s people often made a mess of things, His promises to them never failed.

 

Join us online or on our Love God Greatly app for this six-week Bible study. In both places, you’ll find corresponding Choosing God Instead of the World content through our blog posts, social media prompts, and weekly challenges, as well as a loving community to cheer for you as we study the lives of Jacob and Joseph and what it means to choose God. And don’t forget to check out In the Beginning and Faith over Perfection for a full study of the Book of Genesis. 

 

 

Join us for Choosing God Instead of the World, beginning Monday, August 8!

 

Choosing God Instead of the World is a six-week Bible study on the lives of Jacob and Joseph. This Bible study journal includes Genesis 25–50, focusing on the lives of these two patriarchs. Supplementary readings explore the way we can learn to choose the things of God over the things of the world. Perfect for personal or small group study, the Choosing God Instead of the World Bible study journal includes daily Scripture passages, SOAP pages, devotions, challenges, reflection questions, and encouragement from women around the world. And don’t forget to check out In the Beginning and Faith over Perfection for a full study on the Book of Genesis.

 

Choosing God instead of the World for Kids is a six-week Bible study about the lives of Jacob and Joseph. You’ll learn about who God is and what it means to follow Him every day. This study is ideal for children between five and eleven years old. Designed as a companion study with Choosing God Instead of the World, this Love God Greatly study journal contains a six-week reading plan, including Genesis 25–50, as well as additional selected passages. Also included are all the daily Scripture readings, pages for reflecting on daily and weekly lessons, and coloring and activity pages. And don’t forget to check out In the Beginning for Kids and Faith over Perfection for Kids for a full study on the Book of Genesis.

 

You can purchase Choosing God Instead of the World and Choosing God Instead of the World for Kids study journals here!

 

Choosing God Instead of the World is a Love God Greatly study journal designed to help women grow in their faith. Love God Greatly is a global ministry, providing quality resources to guide women to a greater understanding of God’s Word. Through beautifully designed journals translated into 40+ languages, we help women all over the world to grow in their relationship with God.

 

 

Melissa Fuller

Melissa Fuller

Melissa Fuller serves as the Content Director for Love God Greatly, an international women’s ministry aimed at equipping women around the world with Bible study resources. She loves God’s Word and is committed to helping women fall in love with Scripture (and it’s author!). She has a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary and served as the general editor of the NET Love God Greatly Bible and the managing editor of the CSB She Reads Truth Bible and the CSB (in)courage Devotional Bible. She currently resides in Atlanta, GA, loves running and hiking and is currently pursuing her goal of visiting all the National Parks in the US!

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