Every Chapter In The Book

Genesis 25 * The Birthright

JACOB’S MEAL FOR ESAU JACOB’S STOLEN BIRTHRIGHT ABRAHAM TOOK A YOUNG WIFE Abraham was about 130 years old when he married Keturah, a woman scripture calls a “concubine,” and whose name means “incense or perfumed.” God’s promise of nation building continued through him, with Jokshan, through his sons Sheba and Dedan, giving birth to the…

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Genesis 24 * Isaac’s Marriage

IT’S LOVE AT FIRST SITE IT’S ROMANTIC FOR SURE It was true love, and is a wild story. Enjoy one of the sweeter chapters in all scripture. Sarah is dead and Abraham is on his way, though the Patriarch prospered in the land, his family lives holding onto a future promise. Isaac cannot leave in…

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Genesis 23 * Sarah Died

Sarah died almost thirty years after Isaac was born Sarah is one of the few women scripture tells us to follow Sarah is one of the most unusual women in scripture. She was highly not perfect, a case study in passive aggressive behavior, full of wounds and capable of wounding others in the most vindicative…

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Genesis 22 * It Just Got Real

Abraham loves Isaac more than life itself Abraham must now kill him Abraham is the father of all genuine faith. Tozer calls this chapter on Abraham, The Blessedness Of Possessing Nothing. Abraham is the most dominant person in every book of the bible outside of Jesus, and chapter 22 illustrates why. In one way or…

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Genesis 21 * Laughter

The Promised Child Is Born Terrible Hazing Takes Place Abraham Is A Good Businessman Sarah was 100 year old nursing mother when her first born nursed at her breast. The happiness was real. Gone was the curse of childlessness. Silenced was the cruelty of women, who judged her as cursed by the gods, but now…

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Genesis 20 * He Threw Her Under The Bus

Abraham threw his wife under the bus—again! Sarah must have looked super great for an older lady. Abraham and Sarah go camping down by the southern border of future Israel. God’s people often learn only partial lessons, the blessed patriarch and wife are no different. They are smart enough to stop at the border, but…

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