Sermon Bible Study Guides

Genesis 11:27–12:20 - January 17th, 2020

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Genesis 11:27–12:20
  2. Who are the people mentioned?
  3. Who was Abram's father?
  4. Who was Abram's wife?
    1. What does the author tell us about her?
  5. Where was Abram from?
  6. Who called Abram to go?
    1. Where did he call him to go?
  7. What was Abram promised?
  8. How old was he when he departed?
  9. Where did Abram go in v. 10?
  10. What sin did Abram commit in v. 11–13?
    1. What were the consequences of his sin?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize the passage in one sentence.
  2. Why does the author include Genesis 11:30?
  3. Why does God call Abram?
  4. From the passage summarize everything we know about Abram.
  5. How does Abram point to and relate to Jesus Christ?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. If God called you to leave your family to a land you did not know, how would you respond?
  2. What areas of your life do you need to grow in your trust in God?
  3. Do you ever lie in order to preserve your own reputation? In what ways are you tempted to lie?
  4. Sing Come Ye Sinners to God and to one another
in Isaiah

Isaiah 9:6-7 - December 21, 2018

Unto us a child is born

Read Isaiah 9:6-7

  1. What is God's answer of hope to the remnant of Judah?
    1. What four names is the child called?
    2. What do these four names tell us about him?
  2. What does Isaiah tell us about this child's rule?
  3. How will all of this be accomplished? (Look at the end of verse 7)

Application:

  1. Who is the child promised in Is 9:6-7?
  2. Without Jesus, how are we still under the kingdom of darkness?
  3. How can we be a part of Jesus' kingdom?
  4. How can you encourage your fellow church members to look to Jesus?