February 18, 2020

GOD IS WITH US! It was a long road and hundreds of years from the last verse of the book of Genesis to the first verse in the book of Joshua. Significant events, the lives of millions of people, and the ever present protection of God fill the pages of those first five...

February 17, 2020

EVERYBODY LIKES JOSEPH! Joseph is probably one of the most written about characters in the bible. There is a lot to write about Joseph and his life in the book of Genesis. Many have written about him being a “type” of Jesus Christ. Others have written about all his cha...

February 16, 2020

THE FAVORITE CHILD! Have you ever thought about who was/is the favorite child in your family? If you are an “only child” I certainly hope you were/are the favorite of your parents. My wife is an “only child”. There were seven of us children in my family and fortunately...

February 15, 2020

MORE THAN AN OBITUARY!  Someone summarized Jacob’s life this way, “He is the son of Isaac and Rebecca, the grandson of Abraham, Sarah and Bethuel, the nephew of Ishmael, and the younger twin brother of Esau. Jacob had twelve sons and at least one daughter, by his two w...

February 14, 2020

REAL LIFE VS HOLLYWOOD! The book of Genesis is filled with the names of people whose individual lifespan covered a hundred or more years. Such a person is Isaac whom the book of Genesis features in detail from the record of his birth in Genesis 21:1 until his death in...

February 13, 2020

SEARCH AND YOU SHALL FIND! Abraham’s wife Sarah died at the age of 127 and Isaac their son was now in his mid-thirties and still unmarried. (It would be great if you took the time to read Genesis 24 at this point.) So as was the custom of that day Isaac’s father began...

February 12, 2020

MAJOR TESTS USUALLY COME UNEXPECTEDLY! Life is going good and we are blessed. Then something happens that we weren’t expecting. Something major; something that could be life changing occurs. So it was with biblical Abraham. He was a wealthy man. God also had given him...

February 11, 2020

HEADLINE! WOMAN AGE 90 BECAME PREGNANT AND GAVE BIRTH! Even the thought of this caused some to laugh, “Abraham fell facedown; he laughed and said to himself, ‘Will a son be born to a man a hundred years old? Will Sarah bear a child at the age of ninety?’” (Genesis 17:1...

February 10, 2020

PROSPERITY AND CONFLICT! Sometimes God blesses us so much that we don’t handle it properly and conflict arises within the family. Such was the case with Abraham and Lot. “Now Lot, who was moving about with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents. But the land could...

February 9, 2020

TIME, TRAVEL, OBEDIENCE & BLESSING! From the words of Genesis 1:1, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth,” until Genesis 12:1 a lot of time has passed in the history of the human race. How much time will be debated until the Lord returns to set up His...

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