Genesis 26: And the Beat Goes On

Genesis 26:24. “I am the God of your father Abraham; do not be afraid, for I am with you and will bless you and make your offspring numerous for my … Continue Reading →

Genesis 25: A Good Life

Genesis 25:8. “Abraham breathed his last and died in a good old age, an old man and full of years, and was gathered to his people.” Abraham is a titan … Continue Reading →

Genesis 22: Can You Hear Me Now?

Genesis 22: 1. “God said to him, ‘Abraham!’ And he said, ‘Here I am.’”  God called and Abraham answered. Abraham’s answer is instructive. He didn’t say, “What do you want?” … Continue Reading →

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 →