Weekly Study Questions

Genesis 45:1-8, "But God"

  1. What did you learn about God and His ability to use circumstances to fulfill His will?

  2. What did you discover about man and his ability to carry out the will of God?

  3. Discuss how God worked in and through real life issues of Jacob and his family?

    • Marital issues - Ch. 30

    • Blended family - Ch. 30

    • In-laws - Ch. 31

    • Esau - Ch. 32

    • Jacob's favoritism of Joseph

    • Others?

  4. Discuss the specific ways in which God works for good in Joseph's life?

  5. How does God's good toward Joseph service the promise of Abraham?

  6. In what way have you experienced God making an evil into a good thing?

  7. Share a "But God" story you may have and what was the outcome?

  8. How are you going to apply what you have learned this coming week?