Week of January 19

Bible Reading Plan: Week of January 19

January 20: Genesis 45-47

Suggested questions:

1) What evidence do we see that shows Joseph did not harbor unforgiveness toward his brothers? Who did Joseph say caused him to be sent to Egypt?

2) Listening to God, Jacob took his entire family (children & grandchildren) to Egypt during the famine. While the Egyptians were selling their livestock and land for grain to eat, what happened to Jacob and his family?

January 21: Genesis 48-50

Suggested questions:

1) What did Joseph tell his brother when their father, Jacob, died?

2) How old was Joseph when he died?

January 22: Job 1-4

Suggested questions:

1) How did Job come to the attention of Satan?

2) What does the fact that God set limits on what Satan can do tell us about Satan's power?

January 23: Job 5-8

Suggested questions:

1) How did Job's friend Eliphaz interpret Job's grievous situation?

2) Where did Job believe his affliction was coming from?

January 24: Job 9-12

Suggested questions:

1) Job lamented that God was not like a man; where he could talk to God, or go to court to resolve their differences. He also pointed to something he did not have, which we do in the New Testament. What was it? A) Courts B) Mediator C) Doctor D) None of the Above

2) What does Zophar tell Job he should do?

January 25: Job 13-16

Suggested questions:

1) Job talks about how a tree is better off than a man because it can sprout again. We know the end of Job's story, but he didn't during his trial; as a result, he was discouraged and ready to die. What can we learn about difficulty from the life of Job?

2) Job said, "Though He (God) slay me, yet will I _____ ______."

January 26: Discussion

Suggested 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?