Genesis

Genesis

Genesis 22:2 | Holding Nothing Back

God is demanding and he asks more of me than I want to give sometimes. I complain why is God so demanding. Then I recognize that I am a terrible selfish hypocritical Christian. I want all the benefits of being a child […]

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Genesis 21:11 | Displeasing Choices

Christianity is “sold” as something that will make one happy. In fact for many new Christians happy is the exact opposite reality. So, what happens when that bill of goods turns out to cause conflict and places you in a no-win situation? […]

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Genesis 21:10 | Bad Behavior

Atlanta made the news when an armored truck with the back doors open lost more than one hundred thousand dollars fluttering away onto the interstate like a scene from a Hollywood movie. I have driven that stretch of interstate. I can’t imagine […]

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Genesis 15:12 | Glory after the Darkness

Abraham has a normal dream to have children and build on the land where he lives. He has spent a lifetime in wait and watch mode for God’s Glory. God has promised Abraham that his offspring would inherit the land yet Abraham […]

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Genesis 14:22 | The Priestly King

There is so much packed into the brief narrative in Genesis Chapter 14. An entire epic could be told from this one chapter. First there is a war involving that infamous city Sodom where they are overtaken by rival kings. Then there […]

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Genesis 13:11 | I Pick Me

Have you hit a wall best described by the saying that the grass isn’t greener on the other side? What have you chosen for yourself? A job, a significant other, an alternate lifestyle, or life in a certain city? Are you chasing […]

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Genesis 12:1 | Step out in Faith

A famous concept and statement is “Step out in faith”. It means that one will take a physical action based on an in immaterial belief and this statement is applied to all kinds of life situations. Stepping out of an airplane with […]

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Genesis 6:6 | Godly Sorrow

Does God have regrets? I have regrets but I am not God. Sometimes my regret is over something out of my control. If only I had more information at the time. God is never at a lack of information. I make selfish […]

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Genesis 3:6 | Wisdom of Fools

Sometimes I am tempted to think I am smarter and cleverer than my ancestors. I have multiple degrees. If there is any project that I want to accomplish I have information and resources to accomplish that project. I am basically a good […]

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Genesis 2:18 | Significant Other

My wife went out of town on a trip with our daughter to New York. It was an out of character trip for our family dynamic but it was a trip that would benefit our daughter to see the world up close […]