Browsing All posts tagged under »Abraham«

Exodus 4:5

February 23, 2010


"This," said the LORD, "is so that they may believe that the LORD, the God of their fathers—the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob—has appeared to you." Exodus 4:5   Exodus 4:5 – if this passage of Scripture was a “Friends” TV show episode, I think it would be […]

Genesis 50

January 26, 2010


Genesis 50 So Joseph died at the age of a hundred and ten. And after they embalmed him, he was placed in a coffin in Egypt. Well this took longer than I thought…I stared reading reading through the Bible, to get a little context on th e whole thing on August 25,2009. And now five […]

Genesis 26:9

November 20, 2009


Genesis 26:9 So Abimelech summoned Isaac and said, "She is really your wife! Why did you say, 'She is my sister'?" Isaac answered him, "Because I thought I might lose my life on account of her."  I had to go back and read this a couple of times, because I was thinking "haven't I read […]

Genesis 24:15

November 16, 2009


Genesis 24:15 Before he had finished praying, Rebekah came out with her jar on her shoulder. (In the voice of a museum tour guide.) "And now ladies and gentlemen, we have the first example in all known history of what the experts call a 'big ol God-sized head fake.'" Just like when I tried out […]

Genesis 22:3

November 11, 2009


Genesis 22:3 Early the next morning Abraham got up and saddled his donkey. He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac. When he had cut enough wood for the burnt offering, he set out for the place God had told him about. This is, to me, one of the most famous […]

Genesis 21:22

November 9, 2009


Genesis 21:22 At that time Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his forces said to Abraham, "God is with you in everything you do. I have friends and co-workers who tell me things periodically. Things that often are very encouraging. Things like, "Hey good job on the presentation," or "Your kids are great" or "My […]

Genesis 20:1

October 24, 2009


Genesis 20:1 Now Abraham moved on from there  I love Abraham's thinking here…sometimes it is just best to move on.

Genesis 19:5

October 14, 2009


Genesis 19:5 They called to Lot, "Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us so that we can have sex with them."  Say what????????????????????????????????????????? Here I am reading along….Abraham, Sarah, babies, future of the world, everything seems OK. Then we fast forward a bit and find Lot sitting in […]

Genesis 18:32

October 13, 2009


Genesis 18:32 Then he said, "May the Lord not be angry, but let me speak just once more. What if only ten can be found there?" He answered, "For the sake of ten, I will not destroy it.  If I ever get the chance to write the little chapter headers for the Bible (i.e. Noah […]