Category Archives: Abraham

Genesis 21:8-21 – What troubles you?

Genesis 21:8-21 8The child grew, and was weaned; and Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.9But Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, playing with her son Isaac.10So … Continue reading

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Genesis 18:1-15, 21:1-7 – My lord, if I find favor with you, do not pass by your servant

Genesis 18:1-15, 21:1-7 1The LORD appeared to Abraham by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the entrance of his tent in the heat of the day.2He looked up and saw three men standing near him. When he saw … Continue reading

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Genesis 17 – This is my covenant with you

GENESIS 17:1-7, 15-16 1When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless. 2And I will make my covenant between me and you, and will make … Continue reading

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Psalm 78 He caused waters to flow down like rivers

Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16 1 Give ear, O my people, to my teaching; incline your ears to the words of my mouth.  2 I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings from of old,  3 things that we have … Continue reading

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Psalm 105 God remembered God’s holy promise

1 O give thanks to the Lord, call on his name, make known his deeds among the peoples.  2 Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wonderful works.  3 Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those … Continue reading

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Psalm 114 Tremble, O earth, at the power of the Lord

Psalm 114 1 When Israel went out from Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of strange language,  2 Judah became God’s sanctuary, Israel his dominion.  3 The sea looked and fled; Jordan turned back.  4 The mountains skipped like rams, the hills … Continue reading

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Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32 – The gifts and calling of God are irrevocable…

Romans 10:5-15 1 I ask, then, has God rejected his people? By no means! I myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, a member of the tribe of Benjamin. 2 God has not rejected his people whom he foreknew.  29 for the gifts … Continue reading

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Psalm 105: Looking at the whole picture

Psalm 105 1 O give thanks to the Lord, call on his name, make known his deeds among the peoples. 2 Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wonderful works. 3 Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those … Continue reading

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Genesis 24: 42-49 Obeying your master

Abraham’s servant speaks to Laban, Rebekah’s father Genesis 24:42-49 42 “I came today to the spring, and said, “O Lord, the God of my master Abraham, if now you will only make successful the way I am going! 43 I am standing here … Continue reading

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