Sermon Bible Study Guides

Genesis 19 - 3 April, 2020

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Genesis 19
  2. Who are the people mentioned in this passage?
  3. What places are mentioned in this passage?
  4. What is the setting of vv. 1–29?
  5. Where does Lot meet two angels? (v. 1)
    1. Where does Lot ask the angels to stay that night? (v. 3)
    2. What do the "men of the city" ask Lot to do? (v. 5)
    3. What is Lot's counter proposal? (vv. 6–8)
  6. What did the angels come to Sodom to do? (vv. 12–13)
    1. How does Lot respond to their warning and command? (vv. 14–16)
    2. What does the LORD do with Lot? (vv. 16–17)
    3. Where does Lot flee? (vv. 18–23)
  7. What happens to Sodom and Gomorrah? (vv. 24–29)
    1. What happens to Lot's wife?
    2. What simile does the author use to describe the destruction? (v. 28)
  8. What is the setting of vv. 30–38?
    1. What happens there?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize the passage in one sentence.
  2. Why does Lot offer his daughters? (v. 8)
  3. Why don't Lot's sons-in-law listen to Lot? (v. 14)
  4. Why can't Lot escape to the hills?
  5. Why does Lot's wife become a pillar of salt?
  6. How did God answer Abraham's prayer from Gen. 18?
  7. Who was saved from God's judgment? Why?
  8. Why does the author include vv. 30–38?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. What do we learn about God from this passage?
  2. What do we learn about sin?
    1. What are the dangers of sexual sin?
    2. How can you help a brother or sister involved in sexual sin?
  3. How does the gospel free us from slavery to all sin?
  4. How can you encourage members of the church to fight sin while in quarantine?
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Genesis 18 - 27 March, 2020

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Genesis 18
  2. Who are all the people mentioned in this passage?
  3. What places are mentioned in this passage?
  4. What is the setting of vv. 1–15?
  5. What does Abraham do when he sees three men standing in front of him? (vv. 1–8)
  6. What does the LORD say to Abraham concerning Sarah? (v. 10)
    1. How did Sarah respond? (v. 12)
    2. How did the LORD respond back to Sarah (vv. 13–14)
  7. What are the settings of vv. 16–33?
  8. What does the LORD tell Abraham in vv. 20–21?
    1. How does Abraham respond to the LORD in vv. 22–33?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize the passage in one sentence.
  2. Who are the three men in v. 2?
  3. Why does Sarah respond with doubt in vv. 12–14?
  4. What is the LORD's plan for Sodom and Gomorrah and why?
  5. Does God change his mind in vv. 22–33? Why or why not?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. What do we learn about God from this passage?
  2. How can you fight temptation to not believe God's promises?
  3. What is something that is not "too hard for the LORD" that you are failing to believe right now?

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