The Promise in the Darkness (Genesis 3:15)

Part 1 of Advent Series 2021

Main Point: God promises his people a Man will come and crush the enemy.

Outline:

1. The Needed Promise

I will put enmity between you and the woman,
and between your offspring and her offspring;
he shall bruise your head,
and you shall bruise his heel.
Genesis 3:15

2. The People of Promise

I will put enmity between you and the woman,
and between your offspring and her offspring;
he shall bruise your head,
and you shall bruise his heel.
Genesis 3:15

3. The Man of Promise

I will put enmity between you and the woman,
and between your offspring and her offspring;
he shall bruise your head,
and you shall bruise his heel.
Genesis 3:15

The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet.
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
Romans 16:20

…and the devil who had deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where the beast and the false prophet were, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.
Revelation 20:10

Questions to Ponder

  1. What are appropriate and inappropriate responses when you feel the darkness?
  2. What do you substitute for Jesus as your promise in the darkness?
  3. How does the promise of a crushed devil help in the immediate darkness?

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