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Discussion Sheet: Sarah

Sarah Journal Entry Discussion Sheet   Biblical Personality: Sarah Reference(s): Genesis 16:1-15; 18:1-15; 21:1-7   Sarah is a poster child for Doubt and unbelief.  What can you learn from her life with God and with a man like Abraham.   Inductive Questions:   Q. In Chapter 16, what do you suppose is driving Sarah to act as she does and say what she says?  How does she treat Abraham and how does Abraham treat her? Q. In Chapter 18, what is at the root of Sarah’s laughter?  What is her… Read more Discussion Sheet: Sarah

Discussion Sheet: Abraham

Abraham Journal Entry Discussion Sheet   Biblical Personality: Abraham Reference(s): Genesis 21:33-34 and surrounding verses   A Tamerisk Tree?   There are many, many lessons form the life of Abraham.  We could print reams of paper on Him alone.  I want us to concentrate a bit on two verses close to the end of Abraham’s life found in Genesis 21.  Abraham planted the slow growing Tamarisk Tree on a foreigner’s land.  Why in the world would he plant such a tree at his age? Let’s look at what has happened. … Read more Discussion Sheet: Abraham

Discussion Sheet: Enoch

Enoch Journal Entry Discussion Sheet   Biblical Personality: Enoch Reference(s): Genesis 5: 18-24; Hebrews 11:5-6 Inductive Questions: Q. Enoch’s Father and Son are the oldest people in scripture, but Enoch has a much younger age than his closest male relatives.  What does this say if anything about Enoch and his life?  Is a longer life always a better life? Q. Three things: Enoch walked with God, Enoch disappears, and we are told this is because God takes him. What do you think is the significance of these three facts stated… Read more Discussion Sheet: Enoch

Discussion Sheet: Noah

Noah Journal Entry Discussion Sheet   Biblical Personality: Noah   Reference(s): Genesis Chapters 6-9   Inductive Questions:   Q. Why does Noah find Favor with God? Q. God is grieved and regretted that He had made man?  Why exactly? Q. How is Noah compared to Enoch here? Q. In the Bible, numbers are not arbitrary.  Look at the numbers in these verses.  What could be their significance?  What can we learn about God from the his relationship with Noah here? Q. Who shut the door to theArk?  Why is this… Read more Discussion Sheet: Noah

Discussion Sheet: Abel

Abel Journal Entry Discussion Sheet   Biblical Personality: Abel Reference(s): Genesis 4:1-18 and 25; 2 Sam 20:18; Matthew 23:35 etc. and Luke 11:51; Hebrews 11:4- 12:24   Additional Supportive Reference: Galatians 5:19-26 19 Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality, 20 idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions, 21 envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit thekingdom ofGod. 22 But… Read more Discussion Sheet: Abel

Discussion Sheet: Eve

Eve Journal Entry Discussion Sheet   Biblical Personality: Eve Reference(s): Genesis 2:18 through 3:24 Inductive Questions: Q. Why do you think that Eve was created from Adam’s rib?  What is significant about a rib? Q. Adam says that Eve is “Bone of my Bone and Flesh of my Flesh.”  What is he saying?  This is Hebrew poetry.  What is the heart of the statement? Q. The serpent is a wild animal, one of those creatures that Adam and Eve are told to subdue.  How do they fail in this task… Read more Discussion Sheet: Eve

Discussion Sheet:Adam

Adam Journal Entry Discussion Sheet   Biblical Personality: Adam Reference(s): Genesis 1:26 through 2:17 Inductive Questions: Q. What do you suppose it means to be created in the image of God? Q. What do you suppose it means to have the purpose of ruling all living things? Q. Why do you suppose that God’s first acts after creating Adam were to bless him and then give him a command?  Is the command a blessing in and of itself? Q. Are God’s commands on us restricting? Q. What do you suppose… Read more Discussion Sheet:Adam

Biographical Bible Reading Schedule

Friends, Just to let you know, below is the bible reading schedule/guide I am for these posts this year.  I am focusing on two personalities per week.  This bible reading schedule can also be found on Biographical BibleReadingPlan (121 Days) Want to read Bible highlights from Adam to Zechariah? It’s easy! The advantages of this approach include ease in seeing the story of the Bible and becoming acquainted with the entire Who’s Who of the Bible. As you read, be sure to thank God for what he’s going to do… Read more Biographical Bible Reading Schedule