Genesis – Session 1

Genesis – Session 1

Genesis 24:1-25:18 / The Child As a Church family we are journeying through Genesis 25-50 during the Winter 2018-19 season.   We will begin our journey with the Isaac and Rebekah story (Genesis 24) to bring us into the narrative. Sarah has just died (Gen. 23) and Isaac, the seed of promise, is without a wife. God promised Abraham all families on earth would be blessed through him. In order for this to happen, Isaac needed a wife. How is God going to provide for this need?   Use the following questions as you reflect on the text this week in preparation for next Sunday: How many promises does Abraham demand on oath from the servant in 24:1-9? Who would go ahead of the servant to help make this provision? (24:7) How would the servant be freed from his oath? (24:8) How many descriptions does the author give for Rebekah in 24:16? Were all these things necessary? When does the servant begin to think God...
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