Genesis 18-23: Trusting God

(18-23) Our God is trustworthy because he keeps his promises. What promises does God make in this passage?

How do you see God keeping his promises in this passage?

(18-23) Our God is trustworthy because he provides for his people. What examples of his provision do you see in this passage?

How have you seen his provision in your life?

(18-23) Our God is trustworthy because he protects his people. What examples of his protection do you see in this passage?

Does that mean we will never be hurt or threatened or die? What does it mean according to the passage? How have you seen his protection in your life?

(20) Genesis 20 records an example of Abraham’s failure to trust God. What do you observe about his failure?

When do you see similar failures in your life? Why?

(22) Genesis 22 records an amazing example of Abraham’s faith in God. Why was the test so hard? Why was it necessary (see v12)?

What are you tempted to put before God?

Why was Abraham’s faith in God essential to pass the test? What did he believe God would do? (v5 & 8; see also Hebrews 11:17-19)

In what situations do you need to trust God right now? From this passage, what do you need to do to trust God in those situations?

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