Genesis 25:1-11

Genesis(16) (Part of the Abraham: Confidently Looking Forward(17) series)
by Glen Osborn(80) on October 30, 2022 (Worship Service(83))

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Small Group​​ Questions​​ 10/30/22

The Final Years of the Patriarch ​​ ​​​​ Genesis​​ 25:1-11

 

  • What are some things that you would want to be sure you have completed before you die? ​​ 

 

  • Read Genesis 25:1-11 ​​ 

 

  • Abraham was around 140 years old at this point. ​​ Does it surprise you that he had another wife and many more children? ​​ Do you think this fits in with God’s plan for him?

 

  • How did he treat all of his children when he died? ​​ (vs.5-6) Why​​ did Isaac get everything he owned?

 

  • What made Abraham’s life “long and satisfying”? ​​ What makes our lives satisfying?

 

  • Where was Abraham buried? ​​ Why is this significant?

 

  • How should we prepare for our final days? ​​ How should we live our final days?

 

  • Read the prayer of the Psalmist in his final years - Psalm 71:5-18. ​​ Read the promise of God in Psalm 92:12-14. ​​ How do these passages impact you?

 

  • Pray

  • Ask God to help you to “number your days” and be wise to finish well.

  • Pray that you will keep Him first in all that you do and in your planning for the future.

  • Pray for those who may be struggling in their final years to have a new perspective and be faithful to the end.

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