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?