Patriarchs and Prophets -- Study Guide


Chapter 12: Abraham in Canaan

1. Contrast the characters of Abraham and Lot. PP-SG 14.1

2. What are some examples of Abraham’s strong character during the dispute between his herdsmen and Lot’s? How did Abraham handle the dispute among his herdmen and those of Lot’s? What lessons about conflict resolution can be gained from Abraham’s methods? PP-SG 14.2

3. What is the spiritual meaning of “circumcision”? PP-SG 14.3

4. Lot foolishly endangered himself by living among the sinners of Sodom. Why was Abraham willing on one occasion to risk himself to rescue Lot, and on another to intercede on his behalf? PP-SG 14.4