Category Archives: Genesis

November 26 – Eden

Read Genesis 1:1-2:24 Some who read Genesis 1 and 2 propose that the Bible gives two different, contradicting accounts of creation.  Such critics point to such details as different names for God and a seemingly different order of creation depicted in … Continue reading

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October 30 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Abraham

Read Genesis 18: 16-33 How often do we go before the Lord on someone else’s behalf because they can’t or won’t or, in some cases, don’t know they should? Abraham was a man of God who wasn’t afraid to go … Continue reading

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October 27 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Abraham

Read Genesis 15:1-21 Have you ever prayed to the Lord and then waited? It’s safe to say, we all have. We can relate to Abraham’s story so well because, like most prayers that we discuss with the Lord, there is … Continue reading

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October 23 – 35 Prayers of the Bible – Abraham’s Servant

Read Genesis 24:1-27 Some of what you just read defies our culture’s marriage norms and how you might expect to discern God’s will. Still, there is much here from which we can benefit. What about cultural differences? Most of us … Continue reading

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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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