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Jacob part 2

Read: Genesis 29:21-30 Reflect: Things take a sharp turn for Jacob after his 7 years of service.  His father-in-law sees an opportunity to marry off Leah and takes it.  I have to wonder if Laban was lazy or simply couldn’t find … Continue reading

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Jacob Part 1

Read: Genesis 28-29:20 Reflect: When it comes to the life of Jacob I find that the wilderness is a literal and figurative season of life for Jacob and his wives in multiple ways. Genesis 28:5 “Then Isaac sent Jacob away, and he … Continue reading

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Isaac and Rebekah

Read: Genesis 24-25 Reflect: So Abraham was getting older (or maybe feeling as if the end was near?) and asked his servant to get Isaac a wife with some very specific instructions.  As the servant heads out we read of our … Continue reading

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Abraham and Isaac

I took a break last week to write over at Lessons From The Sidelines on the awful connection between sports and human trafficking.   Read: Genesis 22-23 Genesis 22 Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here … Continue reading

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Abram and Sarai and Hagar week 2

Abram’s journey is not over, nor are the promises he is to receive from God. Read: Genesis 15-17 Reflect: Genesis 15:1 After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, “Do not fear, Abram, … Continue reading

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