Genesis 18:1 – 22:24

Genesis chapter 18, verse 1 to chapter 22, verse 24

Torah For Today

(scenarios) What would you do?

  1. A group of students in a friend’s math class misbehaved. The teacher found out about it, and wanted to punish the entire class. What do you think is the right thing to do?
  2. A new girl started school in the middle of the year. What do you do to welcome her?
  3. Your friend just won a prize in the same English essay contest that you entered. You lost. How do you treat your friend?


What Does This Parshah Mean to Me?

  1. Think about how Abraham welcomed his guests. What is this an example of? How do you welcome guests?
  2. Think about how Abraham challenged God over the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. What does this tell us about the relationship between him and God? What do you think it teaches us?
  3. Sarah was jealous of Hagar. How do you deal with jealousy? If you could, what would you tell Sarah?
  4. Abraham is tested a number of times in his life. One of these examples occurs here, when he is going to sacrifice his son. Why do you think God was testing Abraham? Have you ever had a very difficult type of test or dilemma? What did you do?
  5. What do you think of Lot being willing to send his daughters to the mob to protect his guests?
  6. Lot’s wife looked back at destruction of her home. She suffered as a result. In your own life, think about when looking back can be a bad thing. Why?
  7. What type of challenges have you gone through that have made you stronger?