Why is the Old Testament filled with so many lessons on murmuring? How did the brass serpent help the Israelites survive? How do we demand meat over manna?
Exodus 15-19; 32-34 – Israel murmurs against the Lord, but do we sometimes murmur? What can we learn from Israel’s failures? What does manna symbolize?
Exodus 1-14 – Moses is called to free the Israelites, but feels inadequate doing so. Why was the first Passover so significant and how did Christ change it?
Joseph survives affliction and thrives in Egypt. Why was he so forgiving toward his brothers? Why were they afraid of him? How do we prepare for famine?
Why was Joseph hated by his brothers? What do we learn from the account of Potiphar’s wife? How did Joseph weather persecution? How can we do the same?
Abraham dissuades Isaac from marrying a Canaanite. Why? What kind of woman was Rebekah? How did Jacob get the birthright and why did Esau sell it?
Genesis 22 – Abraham is commanded to sacrifice Isaac. Could you sacrifice what the Lord required? What do we learn from Abraham and Sarah’s faith?