Genesis 22:1-19. The account of the near sacrifice of Isaac can be difficult for us to understand. Even though at the very last moment the Lord stopped the sacrifice happening, why did he command it? What did Abraham believe during this episode and how does his faith during this trial help to explain Jesus saying […]
Genesis 5-9. The genealogy of Genesis 5 gives remarkable insight into both God’s mercy and the timing of the impending cataclysmic flood which was global and not merely a local flood. We see in the account of the flood and the Lord’s rescue of the family of the righteous Noah, so many parallels to the […]
Considering various scriptures and examples from nature, we ponder the wonder of creation and divine design. How clearly we see the principle of design in the migration of a bird, the life-cycle of a salmon, the hinge of a human knee, the order of the solar system, and galaxies. Oh what a joy it is […]
Gen 28:12-19. How easy it is to live a natural life and to settle only for the earthly. But we are designed for more than that. We have a heavenly and holy calling. Jacob renamed LUZ to be called BETHEL, calling a common place Holy. We must learn to do the same.
Gen 12:4-10, Gen 13:1-18, Gen 22:1-13, Heb 11:7-18. Abraham was a man of faith and a man who built altars to draw near to his God. An altar was never too far away for Abraham as he lived by faith. Today we are also called to be people of faith and to be people with […]