Genesis 21 – 22

Genesis 21 God is ABLE to fulfill ALL his promises!  If at any time he does not, it is because many of his promises are CONDITIONAL on our sincere repentance and on our passion for learning and keeping his Word!  God’s promises are also subject to God’s own good timing, or to the timing that […]

Genesis 19 – 20

Genesis 19 Two angels came to Sodom to separate Lot and his family from the people of Sodom, and Lot was hospitable to them in the manner of a righteous man.  Although Moses wrote that these two were angels, Lot may not have known that right off and may have just been hospitable to strangers. […]

Genesis 17 – 18

Genesis 17 Thirteen years after the birth of Ishmael, God made a covenant with Abram Genesis 17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. 17:2 And I will make my covenant between […]

Genesis 15 – 16

Genesis 15 After the battle with the kings, Abram had a vision and received a promise from God Genesis 15:1 After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward. Abram then asked God for a son; as […]

Genesis 13 – 14

Genesis 13 Lot traveled with Abram from Haran into Canaan and then into Egypt Genesis 13:1 And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south [Negev near Sodom]. Abram was rich and became richer from Pharaoh’s gifts. 13:2 And Abram was […]

Genesis 11 – 12

Genesis 11 The Division at Babel All the children of Noah and his three sons and their wives had one race and one language and were united as one people. Genesis 11:1 And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. They journeyed to the east and dwelt at Shinar in Mesopotamia […]

Genesis 8 – 9

Genesis 8 After 40 days and 40 nights God began to stop the rain and close up the fountains of waters; and the waters began to slowly recede over the next 110 days until the water level had fallen significantly.  Influencing the depth of the water, there would have been great earthquakes opening and later closing […]

Genesis 6 – 7

Genesis 6 This chapter begins with God’s condemnation of inter-religious marriage, just as the sons of God [called and converted men desired unconverted women] intermarried with unbelievers in those days; and the unconverted partners led the converted astray. This resulted in the men being subverted from God as Solomon was.  The term “son’s of God” […]

Genesis 4 – 5

Genesis 4 Cain was the firstborn of humanity. Genesis 4:1 And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. Other daughters and sons were also born but Cain and Abel are specifically mentioned for this story.  Tradition has it that Eve bore […]

Genesis 3

In Genesis 3 God gave a command in order to test the man and the woman to see if they would be faithful to their Maker or if they would follow another or decide right and wrong for themselves. Satan the Adversary of God appears on the scene and begins to entice the woman by bringing […]

Genesis 1 – 2

Introduction Genesis [beginnings] is full of basics on creation and the history of the world up to the day that Joseph went down into Egypt. The creation is covered in only the most succinct detail and is therefore subject to misunderstanding by those who are not close to God. For example God was not one […]

108: Branches and Booths

God commands that a fall Harvest Festival called the Feast of Ingathering or the Feast of Tabernacles is to be kept from the 15th day through the 21st day of the seventh biblical month with rejoicing over the main harvest in Israel.  Exodus 34:22 And thou shalt observe the feast of weeks, of the firstfruits of […]