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Bible Study Tools

Bible Talk

Discuss with your children:

  • What kinds of things do people think of when they decide on the type of person that they would like to marry?
  • What is prejudice?
          •  Is it prejudice to feel that you should marry someone of the same religion?
  • Why do some people think that it is important to marry someone of the same religion?
          •  Is this prejudice?

Creative Thinking

  • Why do most people marry someone who is about the same height as they are?
  • Why do most people marry someone who has about the same academic level as they do?
  • Why do most people marry someone who is about the same age as they are?

 Homeschool Projects

  • Write about your ideal wife or husband.
  • Write a newspaper advertisement describing what you are looking for in an ideal spouse.
  • Describe yourself in a newspaper advertisement to attract a spouse.
  • Do you think that it is okay to state that you will only marry someone of the same religion? Why or why not? Write your case to present in front of a judge.
  • Pretend that you are a parent and write a note to your child explaining why you care or do not care that your child marry someone
          •  From the same country
          •  From the same religion
          •  From the same race
  • Pretend that you are Rebecca and write a letter to Esau explaining why you care who he took as a wife. (Remember that you are Rebecca and you do not have to agree with her thinking.)
  • Write a conversation between Rebecca and Isaac discussing Jacob taking a wife from where they were living and how they both feel about it.
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