WHO ARE THE SCORNERS? The insolent utterly deride me, but I do not turn away from your law.  Psalm 119:51     Who are they?  Is it the unbelievers who openly ridicule, who name call and attempt to shame us for our faith?  Not always.  The most hurtful critics can be brothers and sisters in Christ.  Passionate disciples …

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ANGEL ACTIVITY And he dreamed, and behold, there was a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven. And behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it!  Genesis 28:12          Jacob is on his way to find a wife in Paddam Haran while also fleeing the …

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PASSIVE OR PROACTIVE? May he give the blessing of Abraham to you and to your offspring with you, that you may take possession of the land of your sojournings that God gave to Abraham!”  Genesis 28:4          Isaac’s blessing to Jacob is beautiful and trustworthy.  However, while the spiritual inheritance passed on from Abraham is …

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HOW OTHERS ERODE OUR FAITH Then Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and directed him, “You must not take a wife from the Canaanite women. Arise, go to Paddan-aram to the house of Bethuel your mother’s father, and take as your wife from there one of the daughters of Laban your mother’s brother.”  Genesis 28:1-2 …

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