The Glory of God

Question for Home Groups or private reflection

  1. Which parts of the passage show God deliberately leading the Israelites and Egyptians into a showdown at the Red Sea? What reason does God give for doing this?
  2. How would you explain what God’s glory is?
  3. In what ways does this passage show that although God glorifies himself through salvation, he still genuinely loves his people?
  4. Consider the results of God bringing glory to himself through the crossing of the Red Sea. How does this show us that God glorifying himself is a loving act towards humanity?
  1. When you consider God’s desire to glorify himself through the salvation of his people, how does it make you feel about God?
  2. “Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God” (1 Cor 10:31) – Do you struggle with the concept that the chief end of our lives is to glorify God? Why/why not?
  3. We can glorify God through worship (Psalm 26); our faith (Romans 4:20) and our day to day lives (Matt 5:16). How can you develop and grow in these three areas, so that you can give more glory to God? Try to think of practical steps you could take.

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