GodSpeak Readings: Week 2/Sept 21-26

Week 2:  September 21-26
Genesis 12:10–22:24

GodSpeak readings for each day are listed below. Click the link to read the section and/or listen online. A discussion question is listed below for you to use in your GodSpeak group session or for discussion with others who are reading along.

Monday, Sep 21 Genesis 12:10-13:18 Read & Listen Online (Click “Audio” link to listen)
1. Read Genesis 13:8-9. Then read 1 Timothy 6:17-19. Describe evidence of the Spirit of God at work in the life of Abram.

Tuesday, Sep 22 Genesis 14-15 Read & Listen Online (Click “Audio” link to listen)
2. Review Genesis 15:1-6. Read God’s words of Abram recorded in verse 1, substituting your name for that of Abram. How has God made these words true for you through Christ Jesus? See also Ephesians 2:19-22.

Wednesday, Sep 23 Genesis 16-17 Read & Listen Online (Click “Audio” link to listen)
3. Review Genesis 17. First God gives Abram the covenant of circumcision. Then God changes the names of Abram and Sarai to Abraham and Sarah. When God told Abraham of His plan to fulfill His promise of giving a 100 year old man and a 90 year old woman a child from their own bodies, Abraham laughed in temporary unbelief. When have you felt that God’s promises were simply too amazingly good to be true? See also Colossians 2:13-15.

Thursday, Sep 24 Genesis 18-19 Read & Listen Online (Click “Audio” link to listen)
4. Genesis 19:1-29 describes the degree sinful lifestyles can influence the lives of the people of God. What harmful influences affect you and your desire to live your life for Jesus?

Friday, Sep 25 Genesis 20-21 Read & Listen Online (Click “Audio” link to listen)
5. Genesis 21:1 records, “Now the LORD was gracious to Sarah as He had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what He had promised.” How do these words about Sarah apply also to you? See Colossians 3:1-4.

Saturday, Sep 26 Genesis 22 Read & Listen Online (Click “Audio” link to listen)
6. Review Genesis 22:1-18. Then read Hebrews 11:17-19. What additional information does the writer to the Hebrews provide to illustrate the depth of Abraham’s faith?

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