Posts Tagged ‘Covenant’

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.

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…

Timeline of Truth – God Confirms His Covenant with Abram (Gen 15:7-21)

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

God takes the initiate once again, and makes a firm agreement, a covenant, with Abram. What does Abram have to do for it to be fulfilled? Nothing. God puts it all on Himself to make it happen.