Monthly Archives: December 2018

High Level Negotiation

Genesis 18:16-33 For me, this passage is amazing, one of the most amazing in all of Scripture. I say this for two reasons, first because we see into the mind of God as he considers what to do next and … Continue reading

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God Drops by for Dinner

Genesis 18:1-15 I must admit that it felt kind of weird typing the words “God drops by for dinner”, but that’s what happened. Abraham was sitting outside his tent one day when he sees three men approaching; they were God− … Continue reading

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Covenant Terms

Genesis 17 On a certain day Abram was going about his business as usual when God came to him out of the blue… When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, “I am God Almighty; walk before me faithfully … Continue reading

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Human Custom, Tradition and God’s Promises

Genesis 16 The Christmas Story would never be complete without an examination of the friction between human customs and traditions and the promises and ways of God. In our text, Sarai is getting old, yet she has never conceived a … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: December 20, 2018

 

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God Makes a Covenant

Genesis 15:7-21 In this passage, the conversation of our last post continues, this time Abraham asks God how he can be sure that God will give him the land of Canaan, an amazing question all things considered. God’s reply is … Continue reading

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Having a Candid Conversation

After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.” But Abram said, “Sovereign Lord, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate … Continue reading

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