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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 one has. To be fair, we're not talking about a favorite… Continue reading genesis 30: comparison

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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 longer walks in the garden with us. That ladder had a… Continue reading genesis 28: the ladder

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genesis 22: tested (and Eva Love)

"After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.” The proving grounds… Continue reading genesis 22: tested (and Eva Love)

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genesis 12: trust

We have to put ourselves in a place called Haran, which is now in ruins in Turkey. We have to stand with a man named Abram and hear God tell him to go. To leave his home, his father, leave what is familiar and go to what is unknown. Now pretend that God has told… Continue reading genesis 12: trust

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genesis 7: faith

It was in Noah’s 600th year, in the 2nd month, on the 17th day. God knows precisely when He began the flooding of the earth in order to eradicate the wickedness that permeated it. It was the exact same day that He saved the one speck of righteousness that existed on the earth - Noah.… Continue reading genesis 7: faith

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let’s raise a sword to father’s day

Sunday morning. Quiet house. Pondering these two sentences: "No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him." (John 6:44) “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” (John 14:6) I can't get to Jesus unless the Father draws me to Him,… Continue reading let’s raise a sword to father’s day

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Come Home

"Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations." Psalm 90:1 "The God of old is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms." Deuteronomy 33:27 From pages so old, Moses is whispering to us that God is our home. I know. Home wasn't always a good place for me either. It wasn't… Continue reading Come Home