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No Excuses
Archived – June 12, 2022
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Exodus 3:2-14 & 4:1-16

No Excuses

June 12, 2022 / Dan McEvoy / Exodus 3:2-14 & 4:1-16

Question: Who holds the pen to your story?

Today’s Core Truth: It’s never too little or too late for a better version of you.

Exodus 3:1; Exodus 2:10-15; Exodus 3:3-10

God’s Answer to our Excuses of Living a Better Story:

The excuse of .

Exodus 3:11-12

The excuse of .

Exodus 3:13-14

The excuse of .

Exodus 4:1-2

Question: What is in your hand?

1 Corinthians 7:7

The excuse of .

Exodus 4:10; Exodus 4:14

Question: What are your excuses for not living a better story?

Call To Action

Each day, write the following in your notebook:

Today I step out of my excuse of           
and step into the opportunity of           .

    Theme: Excuses to Opportunities

    Reflect Together:

    What impacted you the most from Sunday’s message?

    Share Together:

    What was your most creative excuse you have used to get out of a responsibility? (e.g. school, work, chores, church, etc.)

    Read & Discuss Together:

    • Read Exodus 3:2–10. Why do you think God chose Moses, and why did He speak to him this way?
    • After Each of the following sets of verses discuss: What was Moses’ excuse in his question to God? How and why did God answer the way He did to him? How can you relate?
      – Exodus 3:11-12
      – Exodus 3:13-14
      – Exodus 4:1-5
      – Exodus 4:1-16 
    • Read Exodus 4:29–31. What was the result of Moses and Aaron’s obedience to God?
    • How did overcoming the excuses Moses made eventually lead to freedom for himself and his people? How do you see the same opportunities in your life and those in others today for God to bring greater freedom in your life and the lives of others?

      Pray Together:

      Take time to share how God is answering prayer, and pray over the needs in your group.

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