Part 1: Identify an O.T. story that your life intersects. Don’t spend a lot of time telling the story. Just take a paragraph or two to identify and tell the story that you are working with.
Part 2: Discuss how this story is Israel’s story. Where does Israel find itself in the story? Why does Israel continue to pass this story along from generation to generation? In other words, shift from reading your text as an individual’s story to reading it as a people’s/community’s story? A page or so.
Part 3: Discuss how your life intersects with this story. Where do you find yourself in the story? How is it your story? A page or so.
Old Testament Jobs Story