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The Book of Genesis Study

Refocusing on God

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Read Chapter 33 Esau once planned to kill his brother now was the brother who “ran to meet him and embraced him, and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept” (Genesis 33:4, NASB). Time and space healed…

The Hearts of Stone

In The Book of Genesis Study

Read Genesis 33 I have to say, as mother my heart melts in this moment that Esau ran to meet Jacob and embraced him. They wept. It is like making up not only for lost time but in a way…

Fighting for the Blessing

In The Book of Genesis Study

Read Genesis Chapter 28 Jacob is sent away to find a wife. Isaac has his son go to the land of Paddan-Aram because he does not want him marrying a Canaanite woman. This makes me wonder if Isaac just wanted…

Wrestled with God

In The Book of Genesis Study

Read Genesis 28 Even though Jacob had stolen the blessing from Esau. Isaac called Jacob back in and blessed him and directed him. He told him where to go and that he should not take a Canaanite woman as a…

The Blessing is Passed Down

In The Book of Genesis Study

Through the next couple of chapters, we see Abraham and Sarah pass and the blessing is passed down. It was never meant to be just this couple that was blessed but Abraham’s blessing was to be so that all families…

Stolen Blessing

In The Book of Genesis Study

Read Genesis 23 I find this fascinating, here the Hittites offered any place that Abraham would like, so he could bury Sarah. However, Abraham wanted to bury her out of site since he wasn’t one of these people, he was…

Plan Without God

In Articles/Devotions, The Book of Genesis Study

(read Genesis 10) Genesis 10:32 These are the clans of the sons of Noah, according to their genealogies, in their nations, and from these the nations spread abroad on the earth after the flood. This makes me so happy so…