BIBLE STUDY: FEBRUARY 27, 2019

BLACK HISTORY MONTH BIBLE STUDY SERIES
“IN THE BEGINNING, WE WERE THERE!”
“LET THE WORD MAKE YOU WISER IN 2019, COME TO BIBLE STUDY!”

Read Genesis Chapters 14-33 and answer these questions about the Black people in the First Book of the Bible and come prepared to discuss the following questions:

1. Who was Melchizedek and was he a priest or king?

2. How did Abram originate tithing and what did it mean then and now?

3. Can you look at Genesis 15:19-21 and name all of the Black people in this text?

4. Who was Hagar and what important role did she play in the beginning of the Biblical people and was she a slave or a servant?

5. When in Genesis do you see when God changed Abram’s name to Abraham and why did God change Abram’s name?

6. When did God change Sarai’s name to Sarah and why did God change her name?

7. Why were Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed?

8. How did Abraham deceive Abimelech and how did this deceit show Abraham’s character flaw that would be passed down to his grandson?

9. Who was Isaac and why was his birth and life so important?

10. Where in Genesis does Isaac become the symbol of the future coming of Jesus the Christ?

11. Where did Abraham buy his land and how was this purchase made possible?

12. Who was Rebekah and what was her important role in the growth of the Hebrews?

13. Who were Jacob and Esau?

14. How did Jacob deceive and steal from his brother Esau?

15. Why did Jacob run away from his homeland?

16. Who were the wives of Jacob?

17. What was Jacob’s ladder and was it a real ladder?

18. Where in Genesis do you see the story of the war between Jacob and his uncle Laban that caused the misunderstanding of the Mizpah. This misunderstanding has caused many Black churches and organizations to close their meetings with the phrase “May the Lord keep watch between you and me when we are absent one from another”? What does this statement really mean?

19. When did Jacob and Esau become reunited and what does it teach us about how we can maintain hatred in family through dangerous understandings?

20. What did Jacob teach us about how to repair the breach in our own families today?

21. Where in Genesis did Jacob wrestle with God?

BIBLE STUDY: FEBRUARY 20, 2019

BLACK HISTORY MONTH BIBLE STUDY SERIES
“IN THE BEGINNING, WE WERE THERE!” (THE ANSWERS)
“LET THE WORD MAKE YOU WISER IN 2019, COME TO BIBLE STUDY!”

Read Genesis Chapter 5-12 and find the Black people in the First Book of the Bible and come prepared to discuss the following questions:

1. Who was Enoch and what made him the most unique person in the book of Genesis?

2. Who was the Seth and what role did he play in the first worship of God by His name?

3. Who was the black man Noah and what did God tell him to do?

4. Who were the black sons of Noah?

5. Did Noah curse Ham and have you ever heard about the curse of Ham by Noah?

6. Why do you think any curse from Noah was invalid?

7. Where is the Table of Nations in Genesis and what did it mean?

8. Who was Nimrod and what did he do?

9. Why do you think Pastor Rivers called Nimrod the original Black Panther?

10. Many white preachers and Biblical scholars suggested that the Table of Nations shows that Black people only came from Noah’s son Ham. What do you see in the Genesis and Table of Nations that shows this theory is not true?

11. Who built the tower of Babel?

12. Where do you see in Genesis that the original language of Black people was the only language in the world and why did God confound their language?

13. Who was Abram and who was his father?

14. Where do you the see the promises God made to Abram and what were those promises?

15. Who was Sarai?

16. Where did God tell Abram to go and how do we know that Abram must have been a black man, too?

17. Where in Genesis do we see the start of the pattern of deceit from Abram that would follow him and his black Hebrew descendants for centuries to come?