Life Notes for God’s Shadow:
Did you ever play with your shadow as a child or with friends? If so what did you do?
Read Matthew 5:43-48 & Psalm 109:6-15
How do these passages make you feel? Do they effect you differently in any sort of way? Do you feel any tension or conflict between these passages?
Read Colossians 2:16-17, Hebrews 10:1 & John 1:16-18
How would you describe a shadow? What is the relationship between a person and their shadow? How are the similar? How are they different?
How does the idea of shadows effect the way you see parts of the bible that feel like they are in conflict with Jesus?
Read 1 John 4:8, 1 John 3:16, 2 Corinthians 5:21
Using these passages how would you define love?
How does God taking on the appearance of sin help us become “the righteousness of God”?
Re-read Colossians 2:16-17
How does the substance of Christ contrast with the shadow? What purpose does the shadow serve