Abraham: The High Price of a Little Lie (1 of 7) by Larry Osborne

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Abraham: The High Price of a Little Lie (1 of 7)
Series: Beyond The Glory
Dr Larry Osborne
Genesis 12:10-13:2

THE GLORY:
Abraham: Faith Personified
Hebrews 11:8-19/ Genesis 12:1- 25:11/ Romans 4:16/ Galatians 6:3-9/ James 2:23

BEYOND THE GLORY:
The Little Lie with Big Consequences

- "She's my Sister"
Genesis 12:10-13:2/ Genesis 20:1-14

- Unintended Consequences
Genesis 12:10-13 and 20:1-2, 10-13/ Genesis 26:7-10/ Genesis 27:19-36/ Genesis 37:31-35

Abraham - A half truth to a stranger

Isaac - A full lie to a stranger

Jacob - A "justifiable" lie to his father

Jacob's sons - An inexcusable lie to their father

TABLE TALK:
The Truth About Deception
Proverbs 19:22/ James 2:25, Joshua 2:1-7 and Exodus 1:15-21/ Matthew 12:3-7

1. A truth designed to deceive is a lie.

2. Don't wreck the birthday party!

3. Do lose the sale.

4. Sometimes a lie is justified.

5. Remember: The kids are watching!


TAKING IT HOME
1. Looking back at the "Table Talk" section in this week's teaching, is there one that particularly caught your attention? If so, why?









2. We've looked this week at the importance of "Truth-telling." As you have studied and thought through this topic is there anything you would like prayer for, an action you need to take/change, or a person you need to talk to?

Growth Group Homework
QUICK REVIEW: This week we heard about the High Price of a Little Lie. Was there one point that particularly caught your attention, challenged you or confused you more than the others?


MY STORY
1. Thinking back to your childhood can you remember a time when you were tempted to lie, actually did or ...


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