Exodus 13:17-17:16

Exodus chapter 13, verse 17 to chapter17, verse 16

Beshalach Values

What are they?

  1. Faith
    1. What is the definition of the word “faith”? How would you define it?
    2. What do you have faith in?
    3. What do you do to show that you have faith?
  2. Responsibility
    1. What do you think “taking responsibility” really means?
    2. If you hurt someone’s feelings, how do you try to “make it better”?
    3. What does the word “repentance” mean? How do you repent to another person? To God?
    4. Sometimes we hurt others, and sometimes they hurt us. What is the danger of bearing a grudge? What is forgiveness really mean?
  3. zachor/remembering
    1. What family stories do you remember?
    2. Why is it important to remember?
    3. What can we learn by remembering?
  4. Miracles
    1. What’s a miracle?
    2. Do you think there are miracles today? If so, give some examples.
    3. What can we learn from miracles?


Another view for you:

Paraents and kids: Read this article together and discuss the questions below: http://valuesandethics.org/the-faith-to-go-forward-3/

  1. Do you ever go first? Is it scary? What makes it so?
  2. When do you think it is important to go first even when it is scary?
  3. How many times have you missed opportunities because you did not show up or did not put yourself forward? What can you do so that this doesn’t happen again?