Category Archives: Genesis

Clothed with Splendor and Majesty

Praise the Lord , my soul. Lord my God, you are very great; you are clothed with splendor and majesty. The Lord wraps himself in light as with a garment; he stretches out the heavens like a tent and lays … Continue reading

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Out of the Storm

Then the Lord spoke to Job out of the storm. He said:   “Who is this that obscures my plans with words without knowledge?   Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.   “Where were you … Continue reading

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Connected to the Spring

“Joseph is a fruitful vine, a fruitful vine near a spring, whose branches climb over a wall.  With bitterness archers attacked him; they shot at him with hostility.   But his bow remained steady, his strong arms stayed limber, because of the … Continue reading

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Turbulent Water

Then Jacob called for his sons and said: “Gather around so I can tell you what will happen to you in days to come.  “Assemble and listen, sons of Jacob;  listen to your father Israel.  “Reuben, you are my firstborn, … Continue reading

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I cannot do it…but God will

When two full years had passed, Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing by the Nile,  when out of the river there came up seven cows, sleek and fat, and they grazed among the reeds.  After them, seven other cows, … Continue reading

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Checking our Posture and Perspective

“They have moved on from here,” the man answered. “I heard them say, ‘Let’s go to Dothan.’”  So Joseph went after his brothers and found them near Dothan.  But they saw him in the distance, and before he reached them, … Continue reading

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God Always Wins

That night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two female servants and his eleven sons and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. After he had sent them across the stream, he sent over all his possessions. So … Continue reading

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Sailor or Savior?

Jacob, however, took fresh-cut branches from poplar, almond and plane trees and made white stripes on them by peeling the bark and exposing the white inner wood of the branches. Then he placed the peeled branches in all the watering … Continue reading

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Rolling Stones

Then Jacob continued on his journey and came to the land of the eastern peoples. There he saw a well in the open country, with three flocks of sheep lying near it because the flocks were watered from that well. … Continue reading

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Installing New Wells

Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the LORD blessed him.  The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy.  He had so many flocks and herds and … Continue reading

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