- Faith in the Resurrection from the Dead
- Faith in Future Blessings
- Faith in Future Rest
Family Discussion Questions:
Younger and Older:
- How can we join Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, in belonging to God?
- What blessings were promised to Joseph's sons?
- What blessings are promised to all who continue to trust in Jesus?
- How are we supposed to trust God for blessings in Heaven when what we deserve is a curse in Hell?
- What kind of rest will Jesus give us in Heaven?
- Why should we reject any teaching which says that God might tell you to sacrifice your child or prophecy a blessing (which is not given to all believers in Scripture) on them?
- How did this passage show us the connection between faith in future promises and grateful worship?
- Joseph teaches us to keep our longing for rest in the future. How is that a struggle in your life?
- What can we learn from the bones of Jacob and Joseph about our responsibility to our children's faith in the blessings and rest beyond the grave?