Tagged with Genesis

January 23, 2012 – A Wresting Match

[Note to our e-mail subscribers: If you are reading the blog posts via e-mail, you are missing out. We invite you to hop on to our blog and read the comments. We promise you will be blessed!]   Then he said, “Let me go, for the day has broken.” But Jacob said, “I will not … Continue reading

1/19 Thursday……Someone’s Watching You…..

Today’s reading for me is found in Genesis 22-24.  I decided to capture the sensibilities of a subtle character in the story;  Abraham’s servant, Eliezer.  We see Eliezer receive the daunting task of finding a wife for Abraham’s son, Isaac.  Obviously he was a trusted servant, one Abraham knew he could count on.  He  did … Continue reading

Words Spoken – January 18

So he reassured them by speaking kindly to them.”  (Genesis 50:21)   Today as I read the ending of Genesis, the last words that left the tongue of Joseph’s mouth swelled up in me, like never before. I was reminded of Jesus’ words as he left those in attendance:  kind words.  Oh, how I desire my family to hear kind words coming … Continue reading

Forgiveness

“You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good…don’t be afraid, I will continue to take care of you and your children. ‘So he reassured them by speaking kindly to them.’”  Genesis 50:20-21 Daily our hearts are hurt, sometimes by those closest to us and sometimes by strangers, no matter the source, … Continue reading

January 16 – Covering

Back to Genesis, yes!   My reading is from Genesis 12 – 15. Since much has already been said by my other sisters on Abram, I focused on Lot.   Strong’s H3876 – Lowt לוֹט Outline of Biblical Usage Lot = “covering” 1) son of Haran and Abraham’s nephew who settled in Sodom and was delivered from … Continue reading

Day 15: When

Two years later…  Genesis 41:1 Joseph, through the wisdom God granted him, interpreted the dreams of the chief cupbearer and chief baker successfully.  He tells the cupbearer, “But when all goes well for you, remember that I was with you.  Please show kindness to me by mentioning me to Pharaoh, and get me out of … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 – Descendants of

Lord, we thank You for the everlasting covenant You gave to Abraham and his descendants, the promise of blessing through the generations. It was through this one man, and he as good as dead, came descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and countless as the sand of the seashore. (Heb.11:12). We thank … Continue reading

The Power of Prayer

The Power of Prayer   January 12, – Thursday   Dear Father, Today as we gather here to talk about the Bible, and encourage each other till we see You face-to-face, we want to lift up Mogen.  We praise Your holy name that she is not alone in MN.  In fact, the God of  Abraham … Continue reading

January 11: A Life Set Apart

 “…The LORD has blessed you through everything I’ve done…”  (Genesis 30:30). As we read the story surrounding Jacob we see God’s promise playing out already on day 11 of our reading.  God reminded Jacob about the blessing given to Abraham, “and all who bless you will be blessed” (27:29).  All of us here, who want … Continue reading