Tag: Jesus

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 pandemic: finding what is true

Pandemic. Something (a disease) that is prevalent over a whole country, or the whole earth. Maybe you’re thinking the title to this post says that I don’t believe there is a real pandemic going on. That would be untrue. I 100% believe that Covid-19… Continue Reading “this pandemic: finding what is true”

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 31: all that is ours

Then the Lord said to Jacob, “Go back to the land of your fathers and to your relatives, and I will be with you.” Isaac told his son not to marry a Canaanite woman, but to take a wife from his mother’s family. So Jacob left to… Continue Reading “genesis 31: all that is ours”

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”

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