Contributed on Mar 25, 2012
Several groups claim to be descendants of Abraham. The Bible gives us an answer to this important question. As a result of this study, we will see that the story of Abraham is really a story that focuses on JESUS. We will learn that God’s promises can
Today’s passage brings us to a question that is at the heart of the Middle East conflict. It is also at the heart of one’s relationship with God. In Genesis 15, God repeats the covenant that he established with Abraham when he left Haran. Now God is emphasizing the fact that the promise given ...read more
Contributed on May 5, 2012
in Genesis 19 we find the first mention of the sin of homosexuality. Genesis 19 stands as an important lesson concerning God’s Justice: He will punish sinners for their sins.
Today, we find another FIRST in Genesis. Here in Genesis 19 we find the first mention of the sin of homosexuality. Genesis 19 stands as an important lesson concerning God’s Justice: He will punish sinners for their sins. Sodom Represents the Justice of God in Punishing the Wicked The ...read more
Contributed on Jan 27, 2013
God provides for us and demonstrates his love by blessing our labor.
(Title borrowed from the title of an excellent book by Doug Sherman and William Hendricks) Do you love going to work? According to a Forbes Magazine article, “Finding Your Dream Job” Joel Garfinkle, founder of Dream Job Coaching in Oakland, Calif says that “87% of workers are unhappy with ...read more
Contributed on Feb 2, 2013
Today we want to remember that GOD uses difficult people to build our character, to make us stronger. Such people reveal hidden faults and deepen our trust in God
Charles R. Swindoll provides the following story which he calls “Tension in the Tank.” "In the northeastern United States, codfish are not only delectable, they are a big commercial business. There's a market for eastern cod all over, especially in sections farthest removed from the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 2, 2013
Here, God empties Jacob of his NATURAL effort and teaches Jacob to trust Him completely.
What images come to mind when I mention the word wrestling? For some, it is an image of a High school wrestling match. Others happily envision Dad wrestling with his son. And a few of us think of the theater of “professional wrestling” with Iron Rings of death and tag team death ...read more