Jepthah

Discussion Sheet   Biblical Personality: Jepthah Reference(s): Judges 11 and 12               Reading about Jepthah reminded me about how I felt for much of my life.  I imagine that there are many men who can see themselves in Jepthah. He is an outcast due to no fault of his own.  His mother was aContinue reading “Jepthah”

Moses (conflict and circumstances)

Discussion Sheet Biblical Personality: Moses (conflict and circumstances) Reference(s): Exodus 5:1- 6:13 The life of Moses, like many other biblical persons, is full of meaning. But Moses is a particularly important figure in biblical history. We could write all year on him alone. Here we will concentrate on the conflict and responses between God, Pharaoh,Continue reading “Moses (conflict and circumstances)”

Discussion Sheet: Moses’ Family

Biblical Personality: Moses’ Family Reference(s): Exodus 1:1-2:10 Notes: 1.) Pharaoh has a legitimate social concern. He sees a possible threat to Egyptian culture and government in the multiplication of the Hebrew people. But the way that he chooses to handle the supposed threat is horrible!! The Hebrew people are just following God’s instruction to beContinue reading “Discussion Sheet: Moses’ Family”

Joseph Genesis 39- Something Different

Joseph Genesis 39 Rather than just type out my notes this time I thought that I might do something different. Sometimes all I have time to do is type up my notes.  And other times I have something that I just need to share and so I must make the time to type more.  ThisContinue reading “Joseph Genesis 39- Something Different”

Jacob- Genesis 31 and 32

Jacob Genesis 31 and 32 My Personal Notes: Laban’s sons show that they are jealous of Jacob’s success. This puts Jacob in a precarious position. The blessing and the birthright have put him in danger- perhaps more danger than that which he would have been if he would have stayed home. Esau was one man,Continue reading “Jacob- Genesis 31 and 32”

Discussion Sheet: Esau

Discussion Sheet   Biblical Personality: Esau Reference(s): Inductive Questions: Genesis chapters 25 through 27 and 33   Q. Do you think the fact that Isaac was an only child, one highly sought after, affected the way he parented his boys Esau and Jacob?  What do you think of Isaac and Rebekah’s parenting of these boys?Continue reading “Discussion Sheet: Esau”

Discussion Sheet: Rebekah

Discussion Sheet   Biblical Personality: Rebekah Reference(s): Genesis 24 and 27 Inductive Questions:   Q. In Genesis 24 we learn about a young Rebekah and how she meets her future husband. What do you think the hopes and dreams of this young woman are? Is she a courageous woman? Q. What does the blessing spokenContinue reading “Discussion Sheet: Rebekah”

Discussion Sheet: Issac

Issac Journal Entry Discussion Sheet   Biblical Personality: Isaac Reference(s): Genesis Chapters 24 and 26 Inductive Questions: Q. Isaac’s name means laugh or laughter, based upon Sarah’s experience before and after his birth. If you were to name Isaac based upon his life experience, what do you think the meaning of his name should be?Continue reading “Discussion Sheet: Issac”