After reading today’s passages, use the guiding content below to help you reflect, respond, and engage with one another.
In the beginning, after their sin, Adam and Eve were sent from the abundance of the garden to work the earth with hardship and suffering. In the end, clothed in His beauty and splendor, God will provide everything His people need and free them fully from the suffering that takes place here and now.
In prayer and in the comments, reflect on any images from today’s passages that were familiar to you. What images point to the different or “beyond” nature of what’s to come?