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  1. DISCUSSION: Is it uncomfortable for you when you consider you don’t belong here? Why is there such a desire in us to blend in and “fit” with a world we don’t belong?

    1. Belonging is one of our deepest needs, and we want to find that wherever we are. Of course it’s uncomfortable to consider not belonging anywhere.
      But, Jeremiah 29 instructed the captives to build houses, plant gardens, get married, and seek the good of their new city, because they weren’t going home any time soon. This may not be our homeland, but we’re supposed to build a life here, put down roots, and serve however we can.

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