Episode 6: Believing God

Break the Ice.

  • What was your very first job?

Bring the Word. 

Read Genesis 22:1-8
  • Why do you think God tested Abraham?
  • Why does Abraham rise early the next day to obey God?
  • Why doesn’t Abraham argue with God or question God?
  • In verse 54, who does Abraham say will return after they worship, and how does that show his faith?
  • How is verse 6 a picture of Jesus?
Read Genesis 22:9-14
  • While laying his son on the alter, what does Abraham believe about God?
  • Other gods of the day required child sacrifice. How does God distinguish himself among the gods?
  • What does Abraham call the place?
  • God provides a substitute sacrifice for Abraham. How is this a picture of the substitute sacrifice God provides for us?

Bring it Home.

  • What are some ways you have seen God provide in your life?
  • What current area of your life do you need a greater faith?
  • Anything going on in your life you’d like to share with us?
  • How can we pray for one another?

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