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God Calls Abram

Genesis 12

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Opening Prayer

Sin, Judgment, Grace

    God's Divine Intention for His creation was:
    This included Harmony with:
    This Harmony was contingent upon:

    Man's Revolt of Sin introduced:
    This included Disharmony with:

    Chapters 3-11 of Genesis show the cycle of Sin, Judgment, Grace:

    Chapter Disharmony




Abram's Family Tree (Genesis 11:27-30)
    Genesis 1-11 - Condensed history of human race
    Genesis 12-50 - One man and his family

    Who were the members of Abram's family?
      Genesis 11:27-30
    How was Abram related to Sarai other than marriage?
      Genesis 20:12

Terah Moves to Haran (Genesis 11:31-32)
    Genesis 11:31-32

The Call (Genesis 12:1-3)
    What was God's command to Abram?
      Genesis 12:1
    How was Abram different than the people of Babel?
      Genesis 11:4
      Genesis 12:2
    Why did God ask Abram to go?

    What else did God promise Abram?
      Genesis 12:2-3
    How were all nations blessed through Abram?
      Matthew 1:1, 17
      Galatians 3:6-9
      Galatians 3:14
    Was Abram selected because he was righteous or devout?
      Joshua 24:2

Abram's Response (Genesis 12:4)
    What was Abram's response to God's call?
      Genesis 12:4
      Hebrews 11:8-10
    What questions, explanations and details did Abram ask of God?
      Genesis 12:4

    What new promise did God give after Abram obeyed His first command?
      Genesis 12:7a
    Why was offspring a significant part of God's promise?
      Genesis 11:30
      Acts 7:5
      Hebrews 11:11-12
    How did Abram show his faithfulness to God?
      Genesis 12:7-8

Abram's Travels (Genesis 12:6-10)
    Where did Abram go from Haran?
      Genesis 12:6
    Where did Abram go from Shechem?
      Genesis 12:8
    Where did Abram go from Bethel?
      Genesis 12:9
    Where did Abram go next, and why?
      Genesis 12:10

God's Chosen Ones in Egypt (Matthew 2:13-15)
    Who else did God send to Egypt?
      Acts 7:11-15
      Matthew 2:13
    Why did God send each of these chosen ones to Egypt?
      Matthew 2:14-15

Abram in Egypt (Genesis 12:11-20)
    What character qualities did Abram display in Egypt?
      Genesis 12:11-13
    What was an important component of God's plan through Abram?
      Genesis 17:19
    How did Abram's lack of faith threaten God's plan?
      Genesis 12:14-15
    How did God take Abram's mistake and turn it for His good?
      Genesis 12:16
    How did God handle this threat to His plan?
      Genesis 12:17-20
    Could Abram's sins nullify God's promise?
      Why is this important?

Closing Prayer

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