Genesis 24

Genesis(16) (Part of the Abraham: Confidently Looking Forward(17) series)
by Glen Osborn(80) on October 23, 2022 (Worship Service(83))


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Small Group​​ Questions​​ 10/23/22

Finding a Lifetime Mate ​​ ​​​​ Genesis​​ 24


  • What do you think is important for a person to consider in deciding who they will marry? ​​ Why?


  • Read Genesis 24:1-8 Why​​ was Abraham so determined that Isaac should not go back to their home country?


  • Read Genesis 24:9-27 How​​ did Abraham’s servant go about discerning God’s will as to which girl was the right one? ​​ How do you go about discerning God’s will in such matters?


  • Read Genesis 24:28-33 How​​ did Rebekah and her family respond to the servants of Abraham? ​​ What does this tell you about them?


  • Read Genesis 24:62-67 What​​ was Isaac doing when the servant brought Rebekah to him? ​​ How did he respond to her arrival? ​​ 


  • What are some misunderstandings about finding God’s will that are common among Christians? ​​ How would you advise another Christian in seeking a spouse?


  • Pray

  • Thank God that He does guide us when we ask Him and are open to His leading.

  • Tell Him that you are sorry for times you haven’t been looking for His leading and ask Him to help you desire to do things in His way.

  • Pray for those who currently have difficult marriages because of being out of God’s will.

  • Pray for Christians you know who may seek a spouse that they will know God’s guidance.

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