What is God teaching us during these strange times? One way to answer that is to look at what God taught the Israelites when they found their lives radically changed having left Egypt and now in the wilderness.
As Jesus continues to explain what he means by a surpassing righteousness he comes to his most revolutionary command: 'Love your enemies!' But how are we to love our enemies? And why is this something Christians should do?
Flourishing Love (Matthew 5:38-48, Growth Team Sheet)
None of us like it when people fail to keep their promises to us and Jesus in calling us to a greater righteousness calls us to be people of faithfulness in our sexual relationships, marriages and in our word.
Flourishing Faithfulness (Matthew 5:27-37, Growth Team Sheet)