Category Archives: Genesis

Family of faith

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day seven) “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of faith“–Galatians 6:10. It was an amazing family.  Kennedy-esque.  We tend to see faith’s … Continue reading

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Ancestors

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day six) Did you know that Shem is one of our spiritual forefathers? It’s true. The line of Shem runs straight to Jesus, and then extends to His church. This genealogy is a reminder that God is … Continue reading

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Each

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day five) It is wonderful to think about and appreciate the power, wisdom, and sovereignty of God. His love and plan extends thru generations of people. His awareness and involvement spans over the course history. These traits … Continue reading

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God at Work

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day four) This passage covers almost two centuries of time.  It was a very significant time in the history of the earth.  Nations were developing, the Ice Age was occurring…but man was in rebellion against God.  None … Continue reading

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Restless

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day three) “They set out from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to Canaan.”  A death within the family of Terah ushered in a restlessness that fueled a movement westward.  They didn’t go as far as they … Continue reading

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The One

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day two) Terah became the father of Abram vs. 27b Often we spend our lives trying to be the one. You know, the one who cures cancer, or the one who breaks the record, makes the money, invents … Continue reading

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The road less traveled

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day one) “Terah took Abram his son. . .and they went forth together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go into the land of Canaan.”–v 31. It has been rocky so far.  The relationship between God and … Continue reading

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Can He bless it?

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:1-9 (day seven) Consider, please, the promises and warnings of God’s word. 1) God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.  James 4:6. Genesis 11. He actively and deliberately hinders the efforts of people … Continue reading

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Glory

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:1-9 (day six) Pastor Don has already written on the difference between the unity depicted in Genesis 11 and the kind prescribed for the church in John 17:21-23, but I can’t help but have a go too. It … Continue reading

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Out of Order?

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:1-9 (day five)  If Genesis 11 is read apart from Genesis 9 and 10, some theologians argue that the reader misses valuable context. God tells Noah in Genesis 9, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth”. Genesis … Continue reading

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