Exodus 35:1-38:20

Exodus chapter 35, verse 1 to chapter 38, verse 20

Vayakhel Values

What are they?


  1. What’s a covenant? How is it like a relationship?
  2. What covenants do you have in your life?
  3. What do you do to make sure these covenants are not broken?


  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?


  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?


  1. What does holiness mean? How do we become holy?
  2. How does worship make us holy?
  3. The Hebrew word for sacrifice is Korban – קוֹרבָּן, which is also related to the English word for coming closer. Sacrifices were the way ancient people worshiped God. How do you think worship is connected to drawing closer and also to sacrifices?


Another view for you:

Parents and kids: Read this article together and discuss the questions below: http://valuesandethics.org/giving-is-justice-in-action/

  1. Why is charity important?
  2. How does the giver benefit from giving charity?
  3. How can small amounts make a big difference? (Think of a savings account after many years.)
  4. Is it necessary to be recognized by others when giving?