Major Themes from the Minor Prophets – Obadiah

June 20, 2021   /   Pastor Jason Huddleston   /   First Baptist Church, Elgin TX

Major Themes from The Minor Prophets – Obadiah


1. is .

  • Obadiah 1:3
  • Obadiah 1:12-13

2. Unresolved can have lasting .

  • Ephesians 4:25-27

3. opposes the .

  • James 4:6
  • Matthew 23:12

4. has provided a way of .

  • Obadiah 1:17


1. yourself before the Lord.

2. Work on conflicts in your life.

3. Learn to in your siblings rather than them.

Family Discussion Points:

*Open by reading Obadiah.

  1. How have you seen the deception of pride in your life? Have you ever allowed the hurt that others have caused you to morph into a sense of entitlement (i.e., I deserve better, you wronged me, you have to pay, etc.)?
  2. What unresolved conflict have you experienced? Share.
  3. Does the thought of God actively opposing the proud scare you? Why or why not?
  4. How have you seen God oppose your pride?
  5. When was the last time you prayed for forgiveness from personal pride? Explain.
  6. How can you better deal with anger/hurt/conflict in your life? In your own words, explain how we can be angry and not sin?
  7. How can you find great enjoyment in your family and friends this week? Is there a family member or friend you need to reach out to or reconnect with?

* Close by confessing your personal pride and asking for God’s forgiveness.


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