Friday, December 7, 2012

Genesis 13:5 - 18; Lesson 12

Chuck's study this week:
Lesson     12

Passage Genesis 13:5-18

Content (List of Topics or Events)
Generous Response to Quarreling (Genesis 13:5-7)
a. Great possessions lead to basis problem (5-6)
b. A quarrel begins (7)

Generous Decisions (Genesis 13:8-13)
a. Abram sets tone for decision (8-9)
b. Lot what seemed best choice of two; moving east (10-11)
c. Abram’s Canaan (12a)
d. Lot’s Sodom (12b)
Generous Blessings (Genesis 13:14-18)
a. Lord’s blessing of Abram with Land (14-15)
b. Lord’s blessing of numerous offspring (16)
c. Abram walks the land and takes possession; building an alter to Lord (17-18)
Divisions (Main Blocks of Thought)
Generous Response to Quarreling
Genesis 13:5-7
Generous Decision
 Genesis 13:8-13
Generous Blessings
 Genesis 13:14-18
Subject Sentence (Summarizes the contents of the Divisions – No more than 10 words)
Quarreling leads separation decision challenge and Abram blessing
Aim (Main Teaching Point of the Passage)
To Learn that our decisions for the Lord can have eternal consequences. 
Specific Application Questions

1.       Do you deal positively with disagreements, and how does it reflect your faith?

2.       How do you make decisions; how is the Lord involved?

3.       How do you see blessings from your decisions?

Principles to Remember

Disagreements can test our substance of our faith

Decisions have eternal consequences

Blessings follow those who trust in the Lord

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