Read Genesis 16:1-13 and 21:8-20
When have you grown impatient waiting for God’s provision?
What challenges do blended families face, based on your experiences? What can be done to make things work in those situations?
Describe a time when you had to flee from a situation? (a job, a relationships, or a dangerous circumstance). Do you feel like God met you there?
List any stressful or hopeless situations you are facing by completing this sentence:
God sees ________________________.
Read Romans 8:31-39
Based on God’s response to Hagar, pray for hope in the face of hopelessness, patience when feeling impatient, provision where there isn’t enough, protection in the face of danger, and value for those who are feeling marginalized.