Abraham and Sarah's Journey (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Abraham and Sarah, Obedience

Read Genesis 11:27-13:18

  • What kind of courage does it take to give up your home and travel without a destination in mind?  Just listening to God’s direction?
  • Could you do it?
  • What kinds of thoughts do you think Abraham and Sarah were having about God’s request?
  • How is Noah's rudderless ark similar to Abraham's experience?
  • What did Noah and Abraham have in common?
  • What did God ask Abraham to do?
  • Would you be willing to give up your Porsche, lovely home, TV, video games, and after-school activities if God wanted you to backpack in the desert for Him?
  • What is a nomad?
  • What does it mean to live like a nomad?
  • What is monotheism? Polytheism?
  • Do you believe in one God?
  • The Bible cites three references where Abraham is called "the Friend of God." (II Chron. 20:7; Isa. 41:8; James 2:23) What do you think Abraham did to be called God's friend?
  • Is God your friend?
  • Why would Abraham want Sarah to tell Pharaoh they were brother and sister? (Gen. 12)
  • Would you call that a lack of trust or cowardice on Abraham's part?