Category Archives: Genesis

May 10 – What Does the Bible Say About Marriage/Co-habitating?

Read Genesis 2:18-25 What does the Bible say about marriage? Wow! It says quite a bit…and these 400 words are supposed to summarize all of that? Well, we certainly won’t address every detail, but let’s bullet point a few of … Continue reading

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April 30 – Say What Now? – “Leave your Country, Family and Land and I’ll Give You a Nation, Name and Blessing”

Read Genesis 12:1-5 Abraham’s story is one of my favorites, maybe because of the trust exchange between Abraham and God.  I’m so glad I’ve been re-reading Abraham’s story recently.  As most know, Jake and I are expecting a baby girl, … Continue reading

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April 26 – Say What Now? – “Build an Ark and I’ll Bring the Flood”

Read Genesis 9:6-22 We often see Noah’s ark depicted as a cartoon type of boat with a giraffe’s head sticking out of the top and an elephant squeezed onto the deck with a lion standing beside. It was really hard … Continue reading

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December 15 – Importance of the Old Testament – God’s Passion for People and the Nations

Read Genesis 12:1-3 Every four years, I really enjoy the Olympics. I love seeing the talent in every sport from the track and field events to gymnastics to archery. And, I have to admit, I enjoy cheering for Team USA. … Continue reading

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December 14 – Importance of the Old Testament – We Understand What’s Wrong…

Read Genesis 3:1-24 If you read the news headlines, you are likely reminded of more that is wrong in the world than what is right. There are tensions between political parties, between races, and between nations. You might hear news … Continue reading

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December 13 – Importance of the Old Testament – We Meet the God Who Created Us

Read Genesis 1:1-31 When you think of meeting someone important, do you think of how you might look and what you might say? One time, I was meeting some important people from my husband’s office for dinner. Oh, the agony … Continue reading

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November 27 – By Faith or by Sight – Live Today Trusting God

To fully follow God, we must leave the past behind, look ahead with anticipation and finally…live today trusting God. Abraham and Sarah faced a series of defining moments which included obstacles that had to be overcome. Two of these are … Continue reading

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November 24 – By Faith or by Sight

Uncertainty. We all face some level of uncertainty, don’t we? Life is filled with uncertain moments like…when you get that text from a boss or significant other that simply says, “We need to talk,” or the moment a test or … Continue reading

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June 29 – United – Psalm 139

Read Genesis 1:26-27; Psalm 139:13-16 We’ve all sung the song.  And if you’re a parent or a kids ministry worker, you may have even taught it. “Jesus loves the little children All the children of the world Red and yellow … Continue reading

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April 2 – Jesse Tree – Joseph

Read Genesis 37; 39:1-6; 41:1-8; 41:15-46:4; 50:15-21 “You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good.”  Genesis 50:19 “Mom always liked you best!”  That was a favorite line for a comedy duo from the 60’s.  And in Joseph’s case, his brothers could have … Continue reading

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