Peak of the Week (Page 3)

Men and Women of the Bible: Reuben

Lesson Twenty-four: Reuben, Unstable /As Water Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Reuben. Lesson Text: Genesis 37:18-35 Memory Verse: Genesis 49:3-4 NKJV “Reuben, you are my firstborn, My might and the beginning of my strength, The excellency of dignity and the excellency of power. 4 Unstable as water, you shall not excel, Because you went up to your father’s bed; Then you defiled it – He went up to my couch.” Lesson Readings: Genesis 29:32…

Men and Women of the Bible: Joseph

Lesson Twenty-three: Joseph, God Was With Him Lesson Text: Genesis 37:1-36 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Joseph. Memory Verse: Acts 7:9 NKJV “And the patriarchs, becoming envious, sold Joseph into Egypt. But God was with him” Acts 7:9 HCSB “The patriarchs became jealous of Joseph and sold him into Egypt, but God was with him” Acts 7:9 ESV “And the patriarchs, jealous of Joseph, sold him into Egypt; but God was with him” Lesson…

Men and Women of the Bible: Laban

Lesson Twenty-two: Laban, A Deceitful Father-in-law Lesson Text: Genesis 29:1-35 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Laban. Memory Verse: Genesis 31:7 Lesson Readings: Genesis 24:29-31 Genesis 50-60 Genesis 27:43 Genesis 28:2,5 Genesis 29:1-31:55 Fact Questions: Who is Laban the Syrian? What does his name mean? Genesis 28:5 How came Laban and Jacob to be acquainted? Genesis 29:1-14 Who were Laban’s daughters? Genesis 29:16 When was the first time that Laban deceived Jacob? Genesis 29:18-28 How…

Men and Women of the Bible: Rachel & Leah

Lesson Twenty-one: Rachel and Leah, Which Two Did Build The House of Israel Lesson Text: Genesis 29:15-30:24 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Rachel & Leah. Memory Verse: Ruth 4:11 NKJV And all the people who were at the gate, and the elders, said, “We are witnesses. The LORD make the woman who is coming to your house like Rachel and Leah, the two who built the house of Israel; and may you prosper in…

Men and Women of the Bible: Esau

Lesson Twenty: Esau, A Profane Person Lesson Text: Genesis 27:30-41 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Esau. Memory Verse: Hebrews 12:16 Lesson Readings: Genesis 25-28:9 Genesis 32-33 Genesis 35-36 Romans 9:10-16 Hebrews 11:20 Hebrews 12:14-17 Fact Questions: Who is Esau? What does his name mean? Genesis 25:25 By what other name was Esau called? Why? Genesis 25:30 What were the main pursuits of Esau’s life? Genesis 25:27 What great men had an influence on Esau’s…

Men and Women of the Bible: Jacob

Lesson Nineteen: Jacob, From sup-planter to Prince of God Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for living from the experiences of Jacob. Lesson Text: Genesis 25:29-34 NKJV Now Jacob cooked a stew; and Esau came in from the field, and he was weary. 30 And Esau said to Jacob, “Please feed me with that same red stew, for I am weary.” Therefore his name was called Edom. 31 But Jacob said, “Sell me your birthright as of this day.” 32 And…

Men and Women of the Bible: Rebekah

Lesson Eighteen: Rebekah, the Mother of Thousands of Millions Lesson Text: Genesis 25:19-28 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Rebekah. Memory Verse: Genesis 24:60 Lesson Readings: Genesis 24-27 Genesis 49:31 Romans 9:10-13 Fact Questions: Who was Rebekah? What does her name mean? Genesis 25:20 Isaac was 40 years old when he took Rebekah as wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan Aram, the sister of Laban the Syrian How did she come to…

Men and Women of the Bible: Eliezer

Lesson Seventeen: Eliezer, Faithful as a Servant Lesson Text: Genesis 24:1-67 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Eliezer. Memory Verse: Genesis 15:2-3 Lesson Readings: Genesis 15:1-21 Genesis 24:1-67 Fact Questions: Who is Eliezer? (Genesis 15:2) What does his name mean? How did Abraham regard Eliezer prior to the birth of Isaac? (Genesis 15:2-3) What was God’s answer to Abraham’s concerns on this matter? (Genesis 15:4-6) Nearly fifty years later, what does Abraham ask Eliezer to…

Men and Women of the Bible: Isaac

Lesson Sixteen: Isaac, The Son of Promise Lesson Text: Genesis 22:1-18 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Isaac. Memory Verse: Galatians 4:28 Lesson Readings: Genesis 17, 21, 22, 25:19-28:5, and 35:27-29 Romans 9:6-16 Galatians 4:22-31 Hebrews 11:8-20 Fact Questions: Who is Isaac? Genesis 17:15-19 NKJV Then God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name. 16 And I will bless her and…

Men and Women of the Bible: Ishmael

Lesson Fifteen: Ishmael, The Son of the Bondwoman Lesson Text: Genesis 21:9-21 Lesson Aim: Learn important lessons for life from the experiences of Ishmael. Memory Verse: Galatians 4:29 NKJV But, as he who was born according to the flesh then persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, even so it is now. Lesson Readings: Genesis 16:1 – 17:1-27 Gen. 21:9-21 Gen. 25:5-18 Gen.28:9 Gen. 36:1-5 Galatians 4:22-31 Fact Questions: Who Is Ishmael? What Does His Name Mean? cf.…