Archive for the ‘Isaac’ Category

Timeline of Truth – Review (Genesis 1 – Exodus 10)

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

As we swing back into our Timeline of Truth study series, we take time to review the series as far as we have gone to date.

Timeline of Truth – Jacob Is Sent Away, and God Meets Him (Genesis 27:41 – 28:22)

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Upon threats of Esau overhead by his mother Rebekah, Jacob is encouraged by Rebekah and instructed by Isaac to find a wife from Laban’s daughters. Along the way, God meets Jacob.

TT – Jacob Secures the Blessing Promised to Him by God (Genesis 27:1-40)

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

We take a closer look at what transpired when Isaac told Esau to prepare to receive his blessing. Was Isaac ignoring the communicated will of God? God had told Rebekah that the “older would serve the younger.”

TT – Isaac’s Attitude Towards Life’s Challenges (Genesis 26:1-35)

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Isaac makes some bad choices, but eventually shines when confront with people problems and business issues. He reflects in his life what Romans 12:17-18 command us to be like:

Romans 12:17-18
17 Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men.
18 If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men.

TT – Review: The First 2000 Years (Genesis 1-25)

Friday, March 1st, 2013

We do a whirlwind review of the first 2000 years of history, represented in the first 25 chapters of Genesis, using our 12-point bible overview as a backbone.

TT – God Provides a Wife for Isaac (Genesis 24:1-67)

Monday, November 12th, 2012

A father obtaining a bride for his 40-year-old son? That’s what Abraham did for his son Isaac. This is an amazing account!

TT – God Tests Abraham (Genesis 22:1-20)

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Abraham waits 25 years for God to give him a son. Now, 15 years or more after his son Isaac is born, God commands Abraham to offer Isaac as a sacrifice? How does Abraham respond?

TT – God Keeps His Promise (Genesis 21:1-21)

Monday, November 12th, 2012

After 25 years of promising, God keeps his promise to Abraham and Sarah — they have a son. God can and will keep any and all promises He makes!

Timeline of Truth – God Prophesies the Birth of a Son to Abraham & Sarah (Genesis 18:1-15)

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Abraham knew. Apparently Sarah did not. How do you tell your childless 89-year-old wife that she will have a baby? Funny? Sarah thought so!

Timeline of Truth – God Renames Abram and Gives Him a Sign (Genesis 17:1-27)

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Get this. Abram is NINETY-NINE YEARS old. God has promised to make him a father of many nations, among other things. As far as we know from the Bible, Abram hasn’t heard from God for 14 years (since around the time Ishmael was born). Abram is still waiting, living one day at a time, and God again appears with great news. Funny news…