Daily Bible Reading – Genesis 14

Read or Listen to Genesis Chapter 14 here.


  • Genesis 14:1-14 describes a horrible tragedy in a time of war. Discuss or consider the implications of a Bible that is not all good things and spiritual reflections, but deals openly with human tragedy?

  • Abraham had 318 trained soldiers. How does this influence your understanding of Abraham’s nature and character?

  • In Vs. 18 we meet the King of Salem, Melchizedek. Why do you think Melchizedek blessed Abraham? Why do you think Abraham gave Melchizedek and an offering? (Hebrews 7)

  • What do you think about Abraham’s refusal to accept any of the profits from his rescue of the people of Sodom and Gomorrah? (Vs. 21-24)