Jan 16, 2022
After what Jacob did to Esau in Genesis 27— with Esau holding a big grudge, it was time for Jacob to get out of town.
In Job 15, Eliphaz said that Job was showing no reverence for God, and that his own words condemned him. His rhetorical questions all imply that Job is being proud and guilty of...
Jan 15, 2022
In yesterday's reading we read the history of Isaac and Rebecca's family before the narrative focuses on their dissimilar twin sons— and especially Jacob.
God has revealed so much more to us in our day than what Job could know in his day. One thing was shown yesterday. Job asked,
15:14 GNT If a man...
Jan 14, 2022
I encourage you to Dig Deeper in your Bible study this year. I have linked several powerful on-line Bible study tools in the Shovels blog post at http://dailybiblereading.info. The same information can be found in the Read This First pages under the menu entry Links and Shovels.
And when you find an especially precious...
Jan 13, 2022
In Genesis 22, Isaac asked,
22:7b GNT “I see that you have the coals and the wood, but where is the lamb for the sacrifice?”
8 Abraham answered, “God himself
will provide one.”
It is amazing to me that Moses adds the proverb,
14 “even today people say, “On the Lord's mountain he provides.”
Jan 12, 2022
May God richly bless you as we read God’s Word together!
In yesterday's reading in Genesis, Abraham deceived Abimelech, Isaak was born, and Sarah demanded that Hagar and her son be sent away— which grieved Abraham. (But remember that story, because Paul uses it as a spiritual metaphor in Galatians 4.)...