Deep Covenant | Genesis 15:1-5, 22:1-14 | The Big Picture

Life Group Discussion

  1. What stood out to you from the sermon this past Sunday?
  2. What does covenant mean to you?
  3. What kind of covenants do you have?
  4. Have any of your covenants exceeded your expectations?
  5. Do you have load bearing relationships in your life?
  6. What are the ways that we withhold from God?  How can we address this in each other’s lives?
  7. What are the habits or traditions that you are passing down to the next generation in your relationship with God?
  8. What have you had to show trust in your covenants?
  9. How have you experienced the Lords provision in your life?

Bible Study

  1. Read Genesis 14, 15:1-5, 22:1-14
  2. What is the context of Genesis in leading up to Gen. 15:1-5?
  3. What was the covenant made with Abram in Genesis 12?
  4. How does Genesis 15:1-5 further explain the covenant?
  5. What happens in Genesis 15-21? How does this help us understand the covenant?
  6. What is the significance of God’s “ask” of Abram to sacrifice Isaac? How would Abram have processed this? What do you see Abram do in the Gen. 22?
  7. How do you understand the sacrificial system in the Old Testament? Read Gen. 3 and discuss what was sacrificed? How does this put humanity into relationship with God?
  8. Why do you think God asked Abram to sacrifice Isaac instead of giving God more of his wealth?
  9. What is Hebrew name for God that says “God will provide”? How have you experienced God in this way?

1 Comment

  1. Carlos Maldonado on January 30, 2019 at 3:03 pm

    This is great. Allows for deeper study. Great job!

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