genesis 10: origins

"These are the generations of the sons of Noah..." Just nine words. Words that no doubt most of us just skim past. But you and I are in those words. Generations. Sons of Noah. Japheth: Often referred to as the Father of Europeans. His descendants were French, German, Celtic, Russian, and Spanish, among others. Some … Continue reading genesis 10: origins

genesis 9: multiply

"And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth." Remember when He said the same thing to Adam and Eve? "And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth..." And then when Jesus said it to His disciples? "Therefore … Continue reading genesis 9: multiply

genesis 5: deception

Chapters full of genealogies are hard to get excited about, aren’t they? Don't worry, I'm not going to go beyond the first three verses. These are the family records of the descendants of Adam. On the day that God created man, He made him in the likeness of God;  He created them male and female. When they … Continue reading genesis 5: deception

genesis 4: progression

Progression. That's what most caught my eye from this chapter. Cain's pride got hurt. That progressed to jealousy. Then anger, and finally, murder. In my younger years I dealt with anger that progressed to rage, and then went on to hatred. During the healing process of all that anger, I realized that I hadn't just … Continue reading genesis 4: progression