Jacob

Read: Genesis 29:15-30, Genesis 32:22-32 From a human perspective, the family history of the patriarchs is fraught with deception and dysfunction. Although God had providentially selected Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob to further His plan to build the nation that would...

Isaac

Read: Genesis 25:21-27, Genesis 28:10-22 A legacy of faithfulness and obedience passed from Abraham to his son Isaac, and now it was Isaac’s turn to participate in God’s plan for the nation of Israel and the coming of Messiah. “And it came to pass,...

Abraham, Part Two

Read: Genesis 22:1-19 God selected a nation, Israel, and cultivated that nation’s faith so that through it His Son, the Messiah, could eventually be born and save the world. And the nation of Israel began with the faithful obedience of Abraham. In Genesis 22,...

Abraham Part One

Read: Genesis 12:1-9, Genesis 15:1-7, Genesis 21:1-7 What’s critical in the rest of Genesis is the formation of the nation of Israel and the Hebrew race through which God would fulfill His promise to bring salvation to all humanity through Jesus Christ. This is...

When Trusting God Is Painful

Read: Genesis 7:17-24, Philippians 4:6-7 For You Noah’s deliverance was not without pain: Physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual pain. He hurt from work, he hurt from loss, he hurt from fear. Noah was in the middle of a miracle of God and he was hurting....
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