Sacred Scripture

Part 1A: Abraham – A Man of Faith


The Holy Bible: Abraham – A Man of Faith

Film Focus Point: This is a dramatization of key Abrahamic passages in Genesis. While a bit campy, it is faithful to the biblical text and might have a certain sophisticated appeal to students.

Text Focus Point: Pages 49–53

Discussion Questions

  1. Abraham is frequently hailed for his great faith in God. Which scenes in this movie demonstrate that fact?

  2. The text discusses both external and internal conflicts in the Abraham story. Which of these can be identified here?

  3. Every Christian is called to place his or her faith in God. What common events in people’s lives might be considered “tests” of that faith? What events particularly in the lives of teens might be considered tests of one’s faith?

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