Genesis 17

 

1.  Read Gen. 17:1 – How old was Abraham?  What did God do?  What does this verse tell you about old age?

 

 

2.  What was God’s message to Abraham in verse 1 and 2?  How do you feel about that message?

 

 

3.  What was Abraham’s response to what God did and said?  Verse 3

 

 

4.  Read verses 3-8.  Write down all the promises God gave Abraham.

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5.  Why did he get a name change?

 

 

6.  What did God want Abraham to do?  Verse 9-14

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7.  Read verse 15.  Why did Sarai get her name changed?

 

 

8.  What was God’s promise about Sarah?  V. 15,16

 

 

9.  What was Abraham’s response to what God said about Sarah?  What do you think his attitude was?  Verse 17

 

 

10.  Why did Abraham say what he said in verse 18?

 

 

11.  What was God’s response to Abraham’s thoughts in verse 18?  Read Gen. 17:19-22

 

12.  What does verse 23 tell you about Abraham?  In what ways are you like him or unlike him?

 

 

 

13.  Read verses 24-27.  What does this verse teach you about the leadership of Abraham?

 

 

14.  What is the over all message from God to you from this chapter?

 

 

15.  How could you use the message or story of this chapter to help someone you know?

 

 

 

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