Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

January 7 – Review and Reflections

on January 1, 2013

JAN 7January 7 – Review and Reflections




Today’s Bible reading 

Genesis 16:1 – 18:19

Matthew 6:1-24

Psalm 7:1-17

Proverbs 2:1-5

1. Read Genesis 16:1-4. How did Abram and his wife take matters into their own hands?

2. When Hagar knew that she was pregnant she ____________ Sarai.

3. Abram told Sarai  to do to Hagar whatever she desired. Sarai was _____________ with Hagar, causing Hagar to flee  from her presence.

4. After Hagar ran away an angel found her in the desert. What did they angel tell Hagar?

5. Read Genesis 16:13. How does Hagar describe God?

6. Abram was _______________ old when Ishmael was born.

7. When Abram was ninety-nine years old the Lord appeared to Him and said what to him?

8. God changed Abram’s name to _________________________ and Sarai’s name  to ___________________.

9. God told Abraham that Sarah would shall bear him a son, and that they were to name him _________________.

10. God said that He would bless ____________, but that His covenant would be with Isaac.

11. Read Genesis 18:3-8. What did Abraham do when three visitors arrived?

12. Read Genesis 18:10-15. Who do you think the three guests were?

13. Why did Sara laugh when she overheard Abraham and the guests talking?

14. Why did Sara lie when she was questioned about laughing?

15. Is it best to do good deeds in public or in private?


16. Jesus gave us an example of prayer. We call this example “The Lord’s Prayer.” Where is it found in the Bible?

17. If you ______________ others God will ____________ you. If you do not ______________ others God will not _______________ you.

18. In Matthew 6 what three things are we encouraged to do in private (secret)?

19. Why should we store up treasures in heaven?


20. Psalm 7:17  NKJV     “I will praise the Lord according to His _______________________, And will sing praise to the name of the Lord Most High.”

21. What was your favorite verse today? Why?


Dear Father,

I put my trust in You. Save and deliver me from all those who persecute me. Forgive me of my sins and remove all iniquity from me. Search my heart and mind. I seek to live in peace and walk in integrity. I will praise You, O Lord,  and will sing praise to Your name.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.


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