Tag: Faith

genesis 35: bethel

“God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.”  Bethel. “House of El” or “House of God”. It is the place where God revealed Himself… Continue Reading “genesis 35: bethel”

genesis 33: restoration

Jacob was about to see his brother, Esau, for the first time since the “great deception” that cheated Esau out of his birthright and stole his blessing. Jacob was scared and divided up his wives and children to hopefully save some of them if… Continue Reading “genesis 33: restoration”

the lie behind ‘you are enough’

I’ve written about this topic before, more than once. Just stating upfront that I am aware that this is not the first time I’ve brought it up in our conversations. I didn’t forget and you can stop trying to spell d-e-m-e-n-t-i-a in your head.… Continue Reading “the lie behind ‘you are enough’”

this virus and what we know

(Disclaimer: that title is misleading and for that, I apologize. This post is not about what we know about Covid-19. It’s just that I wrote most of this post last night, had a fitful night sleep and have had nowhere near enough coffee this… Continue Reading “this virus and what we know”

genesis 32: the contingency plan

“Save me, I pray, from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid he will come and attack me, and also the mothers with their children.  But you have said, ‘I will surely make you prosper and will make your descendants like the sand of the… Continue Reading “genesis 32: the contingency plan”

genesis 30: comparison

They were sisters. Family. And now, this thing between Leah and Rachel has become almost too hard to watch. And let’s be clear about what it is we are watching. Two women hurting each other because of a desire to have what the other… Continue Reading “genesis 30: comparison”

genesis 28: the ladder

“And he dreamed, and behold, there was a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven. And behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it!” That ladder. Connecting heaven with earth. Because sin happened and God no… Continue Reading “genesis 28: the ladder”

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