Stand on the Word: January 3-9

January 3: Genesis 4-5

1) What do you think God was communicating to Cain when He said, "...sin lies at the door. And its desire is for you, but you should rule over it" (see 4:7)?

2) Who "walked with God and was not, for God took him" (see 5:21-24)?

  1. Seth
  2. Enoch
  3. Methuselah
  4. None of the above

January 4: Genesis 6-9

1) What was the condition of the earth when God declared to Noah that he would destroy it?

2) What was the result of the moral and spiritual corruption that was on the earth?

January 5: Genesis 10-13

1) While God did not approve of the motivation behind the building of the tower of Babel, what did He point to as a key to their achievement?

2) What did God commit to do to those who blessed Abram as God led him out to begin a new nation?

January 6: Genesis 14-17

1) In these chapters, we read of the first of many problems for Lot as he was carried away captive. What was Lot's first decision that led him down this harmful path?

2) What do you think was motivating Lot to make these choices?

January 7: Genesis 18-19

1) How did Abraham respond to the message that God was going to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah because of the people's sin?

2) What did the men of Sodom accuse Lot of when he appealed to them not to sexually assault the strangers who were staying in Lot's house?

January 8: Genesis 20-22

1) What was at the heart of Abraham telling Abimelech that Sarah was his sister and not his wife?

2) What did God say He would do with Ishmael in response to Hagar's plea?

January 9: Discussion Questions

1) What passage uniquely spoke to you this week?

2) What insights did you gain about God?

3) What application might this have to what is happening in the world today?

4) How would God have you apply this truth to your life?