Yearly Archives: 2018

January 24, 2018: Day 30 – Genesis 30

There is a lot of trickery going on between wives and wives, Jacob and his father-in-law/uncle and just in general.  We find Rachel and Leah both take on the practice of their grandmother-in-law Sarah by offering their slave women to … Continue reading

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January 23, 2018: Day 29 – Genesis 29

What a great story!  I love Laban, I really do.  He is pretty shifty and was able to get both of his daughters married off to a man that he knew would become something.  What is there not to like … Continue reading

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January 22, 2018: Day 28 – Genesis 28

We find another blessing of Jacob by Isaac, now that it seems that the waters have calmed somewhat.  Things are a bit more tranquil and maybe the Lord has spoken to both Rebekah and Isaac as to the role and … Continue reading

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January 21, 2018: Day 27 – Genesis 27

We find ourselves at the climax of the story where Isaac is deceived into blessing his youngest son, Jacob.  Remember, it is his wife, and the mother of both of these children, who really takes the lead on deceiving her … Continue reading

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January 20, 2018: Day 26 – Genesis 26

We see that the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree.  Isaac moves  because of a famine and he tells the king of the land that his wife is in fact his sister.  Why do they repeat this mistake?  … Continue reading

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January 19, 2018: Day 25 – Genesis 25

There are quite a few verses in this chapter but let’s follow along and break it down piece by piece.  First of all, Abraham was not finished having children.  He was already quite old, but he had other children with … Continue reading

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January 18, 2018: Day 24 – Genesis 24

It is pretty clear that Isaac is a momma’s boy, but that is okay, that isn’t a problem.  Abraham realizes that he is old and that the end of his life is about to come to a close, so he … Continue reading

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January 17, 2018: Day 23 – Genesis 23

What you are witnessing in this Scripture is a very subtle land deal that takes place without either side wanting anyone to think that they really want it done.  Abraham insists that he pay for the land to bury his … Continue reading

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January 16, 2018: Day 22 – Genesis 22

We begin with some fairly dark words.  Whenever a chapter starts with: “And God tested…”, you know that things are going to get tough.  It gets really tough with Abraham.  If you wanted to follow along and see the similarities … Continue reading

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January 15, 2018: Day 21 – Genesis 21

This is Abraham’s well in Beersheba which we visited.  John Faltin took this picture and it shows what might have been.  But the well is the secondary story to chapter 21.  The primary story is the birth of Isaac, and … Continue reading

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