Category Archives: Genesis

August 8: Jacob and Esau

Read Genesis 27:1-46 The story of Jacob and Esau brings to light the pain that deception can create in a family. Being lied to by a stranger, acquaintance, or even friend, has a totally different impact than being lied to … Continue reading

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August 7: White Lies

Read Genesis 12:10-20 Modern society is really into white lies. We even give them a softening name. But what does the Bible teach on the subject of lying, and are “white” lies really a problem if we have pure motives? … Continue reading

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July 28: Setting Boundaries

Read Genesis 39:1-23 In comparison with the case study of David and Bathsheba we considered earlier in the week, Joseph’s dealings with the wife of Potiphar offer us a refreshing perspective. His is an example of purity and integrity. He … Continue reading

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July 17: The First Murder

Read Genesis 4 Murder carries such heavy connotations as it is reserved for the worst of the worst of mankind. We list names of renowned killers and cringe at the acts they completed. We commonly find ourselves in situations and … Continue reading

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July 15: Significance of Life

Read Genesis 1:26; Psalm 139:14-16 Life Playing the game of Life is a lot of fun! I pick my course and control many decisions to make my life better and add to the value of my final destination. Those that … Continue reading

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July 12: Honor Parents While Leaving

Read Genesis 2:18-25 This week we learned about the commandment to honor our parents, but how does that look after a person gets married? How should a couple properly honor their parents when scripture says they should leave their father … Continue reading

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July 1: Observing the Sabbath

Read Genesis 1:1-2:3 When you picture creation, do you see God like an artist? With sweeping brushstrokes, He fashions elephants and the starry host. Surely creation was easy for Him, right? Yes, perhaps. Yet Scripture calls God’s actions “work.” Genesis … Continue reading

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