Patriarchs and Prophets -- Study Guide


Chapter 13: The Test of Faith

1. What were the negative consequences of Abraham’s taking Hagar as a second wife? PP-SG 15.1

2. Why did God aid and bless Ishmael, though he was not the son of promise? PP-SG 15.2

3. Abraham fathered a son through Hagar when it seemed that God would not provide a child any other way. Have you ever “run ahead of God” when He did not seem to provide? PP-SG 15.3

4. In Genesis 22, Abraham was called to sacrifice Isaac, whom he loved dearly. Why does God at times ask us to sacrifice what is most dear to us? PP-SG 15.4