Genesis 18: Negotiating With God

Genesis 18:25. “Shall not the Judge of all the earth do what is just?” When Abraham learns that God is about to destroy Sodom because of the gravity of their sin, … Continue Reading →

Genesis 16: Looking at God

Genesis 16:13. “Have I really seen God and remained alive after seeing him?” By mutual consent with Sarah, Hagar, the slave girl, is carrying Abraham,s child. But Sarah is abusive … Continue Reading →

Genesis 13: Abraham Goes For a Walk

Genesis 13:17. “Rise up, walk the length and the breadth of the land, for I will give it to you.”  In the beginning, God designated humankind as stewards of the … Continue Reading →

Genesis 9: Rainbows

Genesis 9:13. “I have set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and the earth.” Rainbows. We’ve all seen them. Sometimes … Continue Reading →

Genesis 8: God Sings

Genesis 8:22. “As long as the earth endures, seed time and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night shall not cease.” This is God’s hymn—sung after the great … Continue Reading →

Genesis 4

The Lord said to Cain, “Why are you angry and why has your countenance fallen? If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do … Continue Reading →

Genesis 1

God saw everything that he had made, and indeed, it was very good. Genesis 1:31   This is how the first story of creation in Genesis ends. It starts with, … Continue Reading →

The Love of Money

1 Timothy 6: 6-19 There is great gain in godliness combined with contentment; for we brought nothing into the world, so that we can take nothing out of it; but … Continue Reading →

From Obscure to Uncomfortable

Pericope: Luke 16:1-13 Jesus said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was squandering his property. … Continue Reading →

God Changes His Mind

Pericope: Exodus 32:7-14 The LORD said to Moses, “Go down at once! Your people, whom you brought up out of the land of Egypt, have acted perversely; they have been … Continue Reading →