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Monday, October 14, 2013

Sibling Rivalry ... 10/20/2013 Sunday School Lesson

Genesis/Bereshith . Hebrews 11 . Beer-sheba . Paran . Abraham . Issac . Ishmael . Pray (Global peace for all peoples of faith & Christian Arabs) . angel of God . Eliezer . Damascus . Hagar . Sarah . Beer-la-hai-roi . Kadesh . Moriah . Jehovah-jireh . Abimelech . Gerar . Ahuzzath . Faith . Sunday School Lesson

The Sunday School Lesson is shared from Genesis/Bereshith 21:13-14,17-21; 26:2-56,12-13 (Devotional Reading: Hebrews 11:17-22; Background Scripture: Genesis/Bereshith 15:1-6; 16; 17:1-14,18,20-27; 21:9-21; 26:1-25).

Genesis 21:12b-13 ... In all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in Issac shall thy seed be called. And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.

Beer-sheba (well of the oath) city and site of three great wells, with Christian ruins, now called Bir-es-sebaast.

Paran, site of the Israelite encampment. ... desert of, in Arabia Petraea.

Eliezer (my God is help), Abraham's steward.

Damascus, an ancient and celebrated city of Syria. ... apostle Paul's journey to.

Beer-la-hai-roi, a well near Kadesh-barnea.

Kadesh (holy) or Kadesh-Barnea (sacred desert), a place on the borders of the promised land, modern Ain Qadees, 12 miles east-southeast of Beer-sheba.

Moriah (provided by Jehovah).

Jehovah-jireh (the Lord will provide).

Abimelech, Issac rebuked by and makes a covenant with. (Not the same King of Gerar, that was reproved by God about Abraham's wife).

Gerar (halting place), a royal city of the Philistines.

Ahuzzath (possession).


Hebrews 11:17-22 ... The nature and fruits of faith. The worthy fruits thereof in the father's of old time.


Genesis 21:13-14

Verse 13 ... Other Nations; Offshoots Of The Abrahamic Stock; Ishmaelites

Verse 14 ... The Family; The Institution & Laws of Marriage; Polygamy & Concubinage Practised, Trouble from It.

(Genesis 21:10; 13 ... Reference Scripture in Sunday School Book)






Genesis 21:17-21

Verse 17 ... Angela; Good Angels: The Angel of The Lord, Or, Of God; Instances of His Appearing.

Verse 18 ... Angels; Good Angels: The Angel of The Lord, Or, Of God; Utters Predictions.

Verse 19 ... Miracles; Supernatural Bodily Gifts & Deprivation; Gift of Bodily Vision.

Verses 20,21 ... Other Nations; Offshoots Of The Abrahamic Stock; Ishmaelites.

(Genesis 21:15-16; 16:3)


Genesis 26:2-5,12-13

Verses 2,3 ... The Hebrews; God's Chosen People; Canaan Promised.

Verse 3 ... The Upright Are Blessed & Prospered (Prosperity means different things to different individuals).

Verse 4 ... Other Nations; The Conversion Of The Gentiles; The Promise Made to Abraham ... The Hebrews; The Height from Which the Hebrews Fell, The Prosperity Promised.

Verse 5 ... Works of God; God's Providence In Moral Discipline; Their Prosperity.

Verse 12 ... Industrial Employments & Products; Tilling The Ground; How Fertile It Was.

Verse 13 ... Civil & Social Life; Social Relations & Duties; Riches, Instances.

(Genesis 22:1-19; 23; 25; 26; 12:10; Galatians 3:8)


Monday - October 14, 2013 - The Promise of Many Descendants - Genesis 15:1-6

Verse 1 ... The Lord's Love & Care for HIS Children. Safety from All Harm & Danger. (This does not mean you will not have trials & tribulations).

God encourageth Abram: promiseth him a son & a numerous seed: he is justified by faith.


Tuesday - October 15, 2013 - A Child Born in Affliction - Genesis 16:7-16

Verse 13 ... The Lord's Love & Care for HIS Children.

Hagar fleeth from her mistress, is sent back by an angel to submit to her. Ishmael is born.


Wednesday - October 16, 2013 - The Symbol of the Covenant - Genesis 17:9-14

Circumcision instituted.


Thursday - October 17, 2013 - Abraham's Test of Faith - Genesis 22:1-8

Abraham offering Issac.


Friday - October 18, 2013 - Abraham's Obedience Blessed - Genesis 22:9-18

Abraham is stayed by an angel: he is blessed again.


Saturday - October 19, 2013 - The Blessed of the Lord - Genesis 26:26-31

Verse 29 ... The Lord's Love & Care for HIS Children. The Upright are Blessed & Prospered.

Abimelech's Covenant with Issac.


Sunday - October 20, 2013 - Blessing Two Family Branches - Genesis 21:13-21; 26:2-5,12-13


Scripture reference used/taken from: The International Handy Teacher's Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible & KJV Topical Edition Bible