Contributed on Jul 27, 2011
The thing that really strikes me about Genesis 25 is a clear reference to the HEREAFTER.
Genesis 25:7-10 - HEREAFTER Last night I watched a video called "HEREAFTER" with Matt Damon. It is a movie about people grappling with what happens to them after they die. Matt Damon plays the part of a reluctant Psychic who connects with people who have died by touching the hands of relatives. ...read more
Contributed on Aug 2, 2011
What is that inheritance that God wants me to receive? How can I receive it?
Genesis 25:7-18 - HOW TO CLAIM YOUR INHERITANCE “MISHMA, DUMAH, MASSA,” (Genesis 25:14). Three of the children of Ishmael, maybe triplets. Their names became a PROVERB. Adam Clarke in his commentary on Genesis says "Mishma" means HEARING. "Dumah" means SILENCE; and þ"Massa" means ...read more
Contributed on Aug 6, 2011
What do you do when prayers seems to stir up a CAN OF WORMS?
1. Genesis 25:19-22 - WHY IS THIS HAPPENING TO ME? (Persistent Prayer when I don't understand) The pain comes gradually over a three week period and crescendoes on Wednesday. I need to stay focused in order to counsel a grieving family as we talk about the funeral, so I put the pain aside ...read more
Contributed on Aug 10, 2011
Abraham’s PHYSICAL DESCENDANTS are NOT necessarily children of God
Genesis 25:24-27 - BEAR GRYLLS VS MASTER CHEF He is an outdoorsman, an adventurer, a survivor, best known for his television series "MAN VS. WILD". He climbed Mount Everest at 23, and has excelled in sailing, skydiving, karate, climbing cliffs, parachuting from helicopters, paragliding, and ...read more
Contributed on Aug 18, 2011
John Maxwell is right - TALENT IS NEVER ENOUGH.
Genesis 25:27-34 - WHEN TALENT IS NEVER ENOUGH Goanna's are common in Australia, especially up in the Northern regions. A GOANNA is a monitor lizard that can grow to a couple of metres in length, with sharp teeth and claws. And I am going to goanna, crocodile, kangaroo and red desert country, to ...read more
Contributed on Aug 31, 2011
Isaac and Rebekah had favourite sons, but what about GOD! Does He have FAVOURITES? In Romans 9:13 (NASB) God says "JACOB I LOVED, BUT ESAU I HATED."
Genesis 25:23-34 - DOES GOD HAVE FAVOURITES? From birth ESAU has thick red hair over his body. Esau means "Hairy". His twin brother JACOB has an unfortunate name too. It means "to defraud, deceive, to displace". His name carries the idea of displacing someone, to replace or unseat someone. As ...read more