genesis 13: strife

“Let there be no strife between you and me, and between your herdsmen and my herdsmen, for we are kinsmen." Strife: Contention. Struggle. Fight. Discord. Abraham was unwilling to allow there to be strife, because they were family. But then he goes further. Aaagh. So much we could learn from Abraham. He was so peace-minded that … Continue reading genesis 13: strife

genesis 11: rebellion

He told them to be fruitful, multiply, and replenish the earth. Instead, they migrated together and decided to build a city and a tower, so that they would not be scattered over the earth. So God scattered them over the earth. Because nothing - no city, no tower, no people, no rebellion, will stop God's … Continue reading genesis 11: rebellion

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