Patriarchs And Human Frailties

January 12 – Today’s Readings – Genesis 34-36 and Psalms 12 The more I read about the “Patriarchs” the more I realize how God chose these people despite their messed up their lives. We find Abraham and his son Isaac both lying about who their wives were in order to save their own skins (Genesis […]

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Olympic Wrestling

January 11 – Today’s Readings – Genesis 31-33 and Psalms 11 How can we read these chapters without being captivated by the account of Jacob’s “wrestle” with God. We hardly ever speak of him without including this important encounter. His meetings with God up to this point had been few and only in spiritual dreams. […]

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Do We Make Bargains With God?

January 10 – Today’s Readings – Genesis 28-30 and Psalms 10 When Jacob ran to uncle Laban, he was desperately in need of a real and living relationship with God – Jacob didn’t realize this of course but God certainly knew it. Here we find The Lord reaching out to Jacob by appearing to him […]

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The Wells We Dig

January 9 – Today’s Readings – Genesis 25-27 – Psalms 9 Genesis 26:18 reads, “Isaac reopened the wells that had been dug in the time of his father Abraham, which the Philistines had stopped up after Abraham died, and he gave them the same names his father had given them.” These wells of Isaac and […]

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Such A Great Salvation

January 8 – Today’s Readings – Genesis 22-24 – Psalms 8 We come today to a fascinating account in Scripture where God shows Abraham what His great salvation is all about. The way God goes about this almost inconceivable to us but in ancient days, the “gods” routinely required human sacrifice to appease them. Scripture […]

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