Month: August 2014

Handling Years of Regret

HANDLING YEARS OF REGRET And Jacob came to his father Isaac at Mamre. Now the days of Isaac were 180 years. And Isaac breathed his last, and he died and was gathered to his people, old and full of days. And his sons Esau and … Continue reading Handling Years of Regret

God’s Wisdom ~ No Question Off Limits

The woman said to Jesus, “I know that Messiah is coming (He who is called Christ); when the One comes, He will declare all things to us.  John 4:25 Do you know that you can ask Me absolutely anything? There’s nothing too insignificant. And don’t … Continue reading God’s Wisdom ~ No Question Off Limits

God’s Wisdom ~ Weeds and Thorns

A highway will be there, a roadway, And it will be called the Highway of Holiness. The unclean will not travel on it, But it will be for him who walks that way, And fools will not wander on it.  Isaiah 35:8 When the pathway … Continue reading God’s Wisdom ~ Weeds and Thorns

Coping With Change

COPING WITH CHANGE Rachel went into labor, and she had hard labor. And when her labor was at its hardest, the midwife said to her, “Do not fear, for you have another son.” And as her soul was departing (for she was dying), she called … Continue reading Coping With Change

God’s Wisdom ~ The Eyes Of Your Spirit

THE EYES OF YOUR SPIRIT Deal bountifully with Your servant, that I may live; and I will observe Your word [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying it].  Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of Your law.  I am a stranger and a … Continue reading God’s Wisdom ~ The Eyes Of Your Spirit

Beginning Again After Near Ruin

BEGINNING AGAIN AFTER NEAR RUIN          God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.” So Jacob said to his household and to all … Continue reading Beginning Again After Near Ruin

Obssessed With Myself

OBSESSED WITH MYSELF Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “You have brought trouble on me by making me stink to the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites and the Perizzites. Genesis 24:30          What is my reaction when someone’s sin affects my wellbeing? Am … Continue reading Obssessed With Myself

I Don’t Get It!

I DON’T GET IT! And all who went out of the gate of his city listened to Hamor and his son Shechem, and every male was circumcised, all who went out of the gate of his city. On the third day, when they were sore, … Continue reading I Don’t Get It!

The Nature of Exegetical Teaching

THE NATURE OF EXEGETICAL TEACHING Exegetical teaching is one where the teacher takes a passage of scripture and teaches it verse by verse.  There are two ways to do this.  1.) From a scholarly point of view and, 2.) From a scholarly point of view … Continue reading The Nature of Exegetical Teaching

What God Considers Treacherous

WHAT GOD CONSIDERS TREACHEROUS And all who went out of the gate of his city listened to Hamor and his son Shechem, and every male was circumcised, all who went out of the gate of his city. Genesis 24:34          Dinah has been raped by … Continue reading What God Considers Treacherous