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

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