C2C, Part 14: Twins are born

God spared Isaac’s life. And He promised Abraham that through Isaac many descendants would be born, including the Deliverer. Isaac married Rebekah (Genesis 24). Rebekah was born in the land of Abraham, Isaac’s father, who had left to follow God’s command which led him to Canaan. Twin sons were born to Isaac and Rebekah (Genesis … Continue reading C2C, Part 14: Twins are born

C2C, Part 13: The Greatest Test

God’s promise to give Abraham a son was not forgotten, and Sarah gave birth to Isaac (Genesis 21). Abraham’s faith was rewarded. But even more important than Abraham’s faith is the faithful God in whom he trusted. “Now it came about after these things, that God tested Abraham . . .” (Genesis 22, NASB). God … Continue reading C2C, Part 13: The Greatest Test

C2C, part 9 (Creation to Christ)

The Bible is one book, one history, one story, His story. Behind 10,000 events stands God, the builder of history, the maker of the ages. Eternity bounds the one side, eternity bounds the other side, and time is in between: Genesis—origins, Revelation—endings, and all the way between, God is working things out. You can go … Continue reading C2C, part 9 (Creation to Christ)

Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, Part 7

After creating the first man with the ability to choose, God informed Adam if he chose to disobey and eat from the tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, he would surely die (Genesis 2:17). God wanted Adam to choose to love and obey Him. Instead, Adam and Eve chose to believe a lie … Continue reading Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, Part 7

Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, Part 6

Do you like weddings?   God is a loving Father and after bringing all the animals, it was obviously painful, Adam was alone. The only time during creation that God said something was “not” good revealed man’s first need (Genesis 2:18). God made a wife for Adam, from Adam. God instituted marriage there in the … Continue reading Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, Part 6

Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 5 – Sin

God is creator, the great planner of the universe. He brought his plan to a triumphant conclusion when he saw everything that he had made and pronounced it good. God made man and woman a “them;” “male and female he created them. God blessed them and said to them, Be fruitful and increase in number” … Continue reading Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 5 – Sin