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The God of Jacob — Pastor Lonnie D. Bell, Jr.
Sermon Series: Genesis
June 9, 2019
DEEP SHEET: Sermon Study Questions
1. What are some names of God in the Bible that have most impacted you? Why do you think God chooses to be known as the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob?
2. How would you describe Isaac’s mindset at the beginning of chapter 28? How should this affect our attitude towards the past?
3. What does the image of the ladder communicate to Jacob? How does Christ appropriate this imagery in John 1:51?
4. How does this passage increase our understanding of the role of angels in our lives?
5. What are the major elements of God’s promise to Jacob? How have we seen these promises play out in the lives of Abraham and Isaac?
6. Discuss Jacob’s response. Would you characterize it as one of faith?
References: Genesis 16:13; 17:1; 22:14; 26:24; Exodus 3:15; Acts 3:13; Psalm 46:7; 75:9; 81:1; Isaiah 2:3; 2 Samuel 23:1; Genesis 27:33; 17:1; 12:2; 1:28; 24:7; Hebrews 1:14; Jude 24; John 1:51.