Category Archives: Genesis

Not to be missed…

Now the Lord descended in the cloud and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the Lord. And the Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness … Continue reading

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The bones of Joseph…

And Joseph said to his brethren, “I am dying; but God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land to the land of which He swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.” Then Joseph took an … Continue reading

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Signs of covenant faithfulness…

Genesis 8:20-22…  Then Noah built an altar to the Lord, and took of every clean animal and of every clean bird, and offered burnt offerings on the altar. And the Lord smelled a soothing aroma. Then the Lord said in … Continue reading

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A last thought on Joseph…

After Jacob’s death, the other 11 brothers come to Joseph in supplication, concerned that he will now take revenge upon them, just as they acted in jealousy in selling him into slavery. If we were to, again, look for a … Continue reading

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A last thought on Jacob…

Near the end of Genesis, Jacob dies. If there is only one passage you remember about Jacob, it should be this, from  Genesis 48:15-16, as he blesses Joseph and his sons:           And he blessed Joseph, and said:           “God, … Continue reading

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A last thought on Abraham…

At this point we leave the story of Abraham, and go on to his descendants. But I want to make a last point about Abraham. If there is one phrase to remember about Abraham, it should be Genesis 15:6:        … Continue reading

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About those clothes…

In Genesis 3:21 it says: Also for Adam and his wife the Lord God made tunics of skin, and clothed them. Remember what God said to Adam…you shall surely die. Well, Adam and Eve did die a spiritual death. But … Continue reading

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