Category Archives: Genesis

February 17 – People of the Earth – Local Event, International Tragedy

Read Genesis 3:1-24 Although this passage may be familiar, the idea of reading it through the lenses of our current devotional theme is likely foreign.  At this point we see little in terms of “the peoples of the earth.”  After all, … Continue reading

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February 16 – People of the Earth – Praise His Name

Read Genesis 1:1-2:25 This is one of those passages that I have read countless times.  Perhaps you have too.  I have heard and personally proclaimed many valuable truths from these chapters.  I have used these words to point people to God … Continue reading

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January 9 – The uncomfortable truth about trouble: God is complicit!

Read: Genesis 37:26-28 & Genesis 45:4-5; Job 2:1-8; II Corinthians 12:7-10; I Cor. 2:7-8 This is our second day of venturing out into uncomfortable waters concerning the connection between God and trouble. Yesterday we contemplated God’s sovereign control over everything. Today’s truth is perhaps even more uncomfortable! … Continue reading

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January 3 – God uses crisis to move people – Geographically

READ: Genesis 45:5; Genesis 46:1-4; Acts 8:1 My thoughts on the subject of crisis have evolved a lot since a year ago, when I was first approached by Encompass World Partners about developing a Crisis Response ministry. To be honest, at that time … Continue reading

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September 22 – Demonic Plot – The Plan and Plot Revealed

Read Genesis 3:1-24 It was one of the first, but also one of the darkest days of human history.  God had created an Edenic paradise for the pinnacle of His creation, the first man and his wife.  As ones made in … Continue reading

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July 11 – His story : Man’s rescue – Joseph and Egypt

Read Genesis 41:1-57 In this portion of HIS story of man’s rescue, the land of Egypt became the center of the earth. All eyes turned there. But chapter 41 is only a small portion of a larger installment that spans from … Continue reading

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July 10 – His story : Man’s rescue – Jacob

Read Genesis 27:1-46 You can fool all of the people some of the time; some of the people all of the time; but can you fool Dad? Earthly dads? Apparently so. But this trick was not going to be easy to … Continue reading

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July 9 – His story : Man’s rescue – Isaac

Read Genesis 22:1-19 HIS story included unbelievable tests along the way. Did God really ask what I think He did? As if reminding Abraham of the incredible value that Isaac had, He told this dad what we today can neither fathom … Continue reading

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July 8 – His story : Man’s rescue – Abraham’s and God’s Promise

Read Genesis 11:27-12:20 HIS story of man’s rescue includes a special nation. If you think of the glory days of the United States you may think that we are that nation. After all, doesn’t Lady Liberty call out with these words? … Continue reading

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July 7 – His story : Man’s rescue – Flood

Read Genesis 6:1-22 “HIS Story of Man’s Rescue” may seem like an inaccurate title for what you just read in Genesis 6. Perhaps you would be tempted to call it “HIS Story of Man’s Destruction.” After all, nearly all of mankind, … Continue reading

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