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Genesis 40-41 Questions

Genesis 40-41 Questions

GOD REVEALS HIS SOVEREIGN WILL Genesis 40-41 Key verse: 41:51, 52 1. Read 40:1-8. What was Joseph’s situation when he met the king’s cupbearer and baker? What was their situation? How did Joseph show a shepherd’s concern for them? How could he help them? What did he teach them about God? 2. Read 40:9-22. What was the cupbearer’s dream? How did Joseph interpret it? How was the baker’s dream similar to the cupbearer’s? How did Joseph show himself to be…

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Genesis 48-50 Questions

Genesis 48-50 Questions

JOSEPH’S FAITH AND STEWARDSHIP Genesis 48:1‑50:26 Key Verse: 50:20 “You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.” 1. How did Jacob bless Joseph’s sons? (48:1-21) What is the significance of this blessing in Israel’s history? Joseph is not in genealogy of Jesus but his sons. In what way does he point to Jesus? 2. How did Jacob bless his children one by one (49:1-28)? Any…

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Genesis 42-44 Questions

Genesis 42-44 Questions

JOSEPH’S BROTHERS REPENT Genesis 42:1‑44:34 Key Verse: 44:33 “Now then, please let your servant remain here as my lord’s slave in place of the boy, and let the boy return with his brothers.” 1. How wide did the famine extend? Why didn’t Jacob send Benjamin with them? What did Joseph think of when they bowed down before him? (9a) What does this show about his faith? 2. Why did he accuse them of being spies? What information about themselves and…

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Genesis 37-39 Questions

Genesis 37-39 Questions

GOD WAS WITH JOSEPH Genesis 37-39 Key verse: 39:2 “The Lord was with Joseph so that he prospered, and he lived in the house of his Egyptian master.” 1. Read 37:1-11.Why did Joseph’s brothers hate him? What was his home atmosphere probably like? How did God reveal to Joseph a larger purpose for his life? How was Joseph’s inner life different from that of his brothers? 2. Read 37:12-17. What errand did Jacob give Joseph? How did Joseph carry out…

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Genesis 33-35 Questions

Genesis 33-35 Questions

JACOB RETURNS TO BETHEL Genesis 33:12-35 (46,47), Key verse: 35:3 “Then come, let us go up to Bethel, where I will build an altar to God, who answered me in the day of my distress and who has been with me wherever I have gone.” 1. Read 33:12-20.What did Esau propose? Why did Jacob refuse? Where did he go? How did he establish himself there? (17-20) Why might he want to settle down there near Shechem? Why could this not…

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Genesis 40-41 Message

Genesis 40-41 Message

GOD GIVEN DREAM FULFILLED Genesis 40-41 Key Verse: 41:51-52 Joseph named his firstborn Manasseh and said, “It is because God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father’s household.” The second son he named Ephraim and said, “It is because God has made me fruitful in the land of my suffering.” Joseph probably had a strong desire to know God. Then God gave him dream. Since then he communicated with God through prayer. The dream God gave…

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Genesis 48-50 Message

Genesis 48-50 Message

JACOB’S BLESSINGS AND GOD OF JOSEPH Genesis 48:1‑50:26 Key Verse: 50:20 “You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.” Thank God for blessing our Genesis Bible study with the presence of the Holy Spirit. God has touched the hearts of many listeners. During Genesis Bible study, so many things have happened among us and through us, especially helping each one of us to see our…

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Genesis 20-21 Questions

Genesis 20-21 Questions

GOD KEEPS HIS PROMISE Genesis 20:1-21:34, Key Verse: 21:1 “Now the Lord was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what he had promised.” 1. After the destruction of Sodom, where did Abraham go? Who was Abimelek? How did Abraham lie to him? What was the excuse he made? (20:11-12) How did Abimelek respond to God’s warning? How had Abraham misjudged him? What might Abraham have learned from this experience (17)? 2. Read 21:1-7….

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Genesis 19 Message

Genesis 19 Message

GOD REMEMBERED ABRAHAM AND SAVED LOT Genesis 19:1-38 Key Verse: 19:29 “So when God destroyed the cities of the plain, he remembered Abraham, and he brought Lot out of the catastrophe that overthrew the cities where Lot had lived.” In chapter 18, we saw Abraham’s spiritual growth. Abraham was called a friend of God. (James 2:23; Isaiah 41:8) The Lord and two angels visited Abraham. From his visit, we could learn what it means to be a friend of God….

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Genesis 16-17 Questions

Genesis 16-17 Questions

GOD CALLS ABRAM ABRAHAM Genesis 16‑17 Key verse: 17:5 “No longer will you be called Abram; your name will be Abraham, for I have made you a father of many nations.” 1. Why did Sarai and Abram think it was reasonable, and even God’s will, Abram to take Hagar as a concubine? What problem arose in Abram’s family? What can we learn about God who helped Abram’s family and Hagar? 2. What do you think Abram’s life had been like…

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