Isaac is getting up in years and recognizes that his death may be soon. While he is accurate, he’s also being a tad pessimistic. Isaac will live many more years–long enough to see many of the consequences of these chapters. A good resource for you as you study the Bible is a good timeline–Logos Bible […]
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Mondays! Agricultural illustrations are all over the New Testament. It’s to our detriment that we are so far removed from growing things that it has become difficult for us to grasp these. It’s worth your time to read up a bit on how gardening and growing plants. You can find some good ones that weave […]
Morning Sermon East End Baptist Church Exodus 20 Check out this episode!
Well, nothing like being a day late and a dollar short. We start at the Last Supper. It’s not a completely happy occasion. Jesus announces to the disciples that He is going to be betrayed…and by one of them! That’s not a case for happiness. Unfortunately for the disciples, they are all clueless about who […]
It’s another short read today, opening with Isaac’s troubles with the Philistines. The Philistines were a migrating people who came, it appears, from the Mediterranean regions. There are points where they attempt to settle in Egypt but are driven off, and they settle on the coastlands of what is now Israel. These folks are probably […]
We’re back to the main line of the story at this point. Isaac marries Rebekah when he is forty years old–we do not know her age anywhere along the path of the story. Her details are absent–but we know that she was 20 years older when the boys were born. We get that from seeing […]
Today’s reading is short, and it mostly deals with some events that we don’t spend much time on in churches. I grew up in church and I know I read these verses, but I was in college before I really grasped that Abraham married someone after Sarah’s death. He did, though, and her name was […]
John leaves out some details in John 12. It may seem that Philip acted swiftly in trying to introduce the Greeks to Jesus. After all, that is why they came. What got left out is that first, Philip told the Greeks that they weren’t dressed quite right and sent them for different clothing. Then, Philip […]
Evening Message East End Baptist Church Exodus 20 Check out this episode!