Category Archives: Abraham

A Thankful and Faithful Bondservant

In Genesis 24, we find the account of how Rebekah came to be Isaac’s wife. It is a truly beautiful story, on many levels. And surprisingly, there is an example of humility, loyalty, trust, faithfulness, prayer, and thanksgiving shown to … Continue reading

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“Touching Godliness”, Part One

Toward the end of Spring, I was sent the book Touching Godliness, by K.P. Yohannan, to read and review for Gospel For Asia. Summer arrived, life got ridiculously busy, and here I am, confessing that I haven’t yet finished reading … Continue reading

Posted in Abraham, Blessings, Commandments, Creation, Ephesians, Family, Genesis, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Gospel For Asia, Hagar, Heart, Jesus, July 2013, Life, Marriage, Men, Obedience, Paul, Romans, Sarah, Submission, The Fall of Man, Women | Leave a comment

Life and Death

“‘I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants, by loving the … Continue reading

Posted in Abraham, Blessings, Commandments, Contentment, Deuteronomy, Faith, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, Isaac, Israel, Jacob, Jesus, Joy, Love, March 2012, Moses, Obedience, Peace, The Truth | Leave a comment

God’s Handiwork and Love

“And when He had finished speaking with him upon Mount Sinai, He gave Moses the two tablets of the testimony, tablets of stone, written by the finger of God.” ~ Exodus 31:18 I have written next to this verse in … Continue reading

Posted in Aaron, Abraham, Commandments, Exodus, God, Golden calf, Isaac, Israel, Jacob, January 2012, Moses, Obedience, Stone tablets | Leave a comment

Ask Questions, But Don’t Question

Moses had quite a lengthy conversation with God that day at the burning bush. He had lots of questions for God, but then he also began to question God. And there is a big difference. But first, my favorite part! … Continue reading

Posted in Abraham, Blessings, Burning Bush, Egypt, Exodus, God's Name, Isaac, Israel, Jacob, Moses, October 2011 | Leave a comment

Come Now, and I Will Send You

Moses was raised in the household of Pharaoh, living his first forty years in the comfortable lifestyle of an Egyptian. Yet he knew he was an Israelite, a Hebrew. He saw how his people were oppressed, and he took notice. … Continue reading

Posted in Abraham, Burning Bush, Commandments, Egypt, Exodus, God's Promises, Hebrews, Isaac, Israel, Jacob, Moses, October 2011 | Leave a comment

Royal Burials and Promises

When we first started homeschooling ten years ago, the five of us studied ancient history together, beginning with Old Testament patriarchs. The next unit study was Ancient Egypt, which I found extremely fascinating. Unfortunately, Emily was only six or seven … Continue reading

Posted in Abraham, Egypt, Exodus, Family, Genesis, God's Promises, History, Isaac, Israel, Jacob, Joseph, October 2011 | Leave a comment