The Desire of Ages -- Study Guide


Chapter 2: The Chosen People

1. Read Genesis 12:1-3. In its practice of faith, Israel failed to be a “blessing to the nations.” In what ways can the church today misrepresent God to the world? In what ways has God called you to be a blessing to your community? DA-SG 5.1

2. Through persecution and oppression, Israel began to see that their prosperity was dependent on their obedience to God’s law. Though true, what vital part was missing from their obedience? DA-SG 5.2

3. The people of Israel looked forward to the Messiah, but they had no true conception of His mission. What did they expect the Messiah to do for them? DA-SG 5.3