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Genesis Chapter 23 Worksheet

The death of Sarah                                                                                    V. 1-2

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.            -Psalm 116:15

Sarah died in Kirjath Arba, that is Hebron. It’s also called ________________

And the name of Hebron formerly was Kirjath Arba (Arba was the greatest man among the Anakim). Then the land had rest from war.         -Joshua 14:15

There we saw the giants (the descendants of Anak came from the giants); and we were like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight.              -Numbers 13:33

The burial of Sarah                                                                                    V. 3-20

The reason the whole event is ___________________ is to give our minds time to connect this passage with the larger point being made about the Promised Land in relation to the physical descendants of Abraham and Sarah through Isaac.

Where have we heard of Heth before?

What was the practical reason(s) Abraham bought the field so publicly?


What is the larger spiritual thing that Abraham is doing?

Abraham is making a _________________ payment on the Holy Land!

Abraham was building his life around the ___________________ of God!


Jeremiah 32:6-15

When all the people around Jeremiah were selling land Jeremiah was buying land. He was putting his money where his mouth was, he was making a _____________ statement – “God will bring us back to this land, and it will be mine again!”

For this reason I also suffer these things; nevertheless I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him until that Day.          -2 Timothy 1:12