Getting Your Vitamin G

We all need Vitamin G.  Genesis 24 has a nice dose of Vitamin G (God) for us, as we see Abraham’s unnamed servant find a wife for Abraham’s son, Isaac.  Let’s look for factors which will help us get more Vitamin G.  Students of How to Know God’s Will have received Vitamin G from this … Continue reading Getting Your Vitamin G

Loosening Your Grip on Your Child (Genesis 22)

Now in her late 90’s or early 100’s, and having waited so long for this child, Sarah and Abraham must have had to constantly control themselves to not spoil their son, Isaac. Was there ever such a child as this, as handsome, as obedient, as pleasing to his parents as Isaac must have been? they … Continue reading Loosening Your Grip on Your Child (Genesis 22)

“Helping Out” God (Genesis 16-21)

As so often happens when we’re faced with difficulties, we get impatient and we tend to think God needs our help. When He tests our patience and obedience by sending us trials, we somehow think we need to solve the problem ourselves. After all, the old saying goes, “God helps those who help themselves,” (this … Continue reading “Helping Out” God (Genesis 16-21)

Marriage Trouble in Egypt

Genesis 12:10-20 Often we can be in the center of God’s will and yet experience problems. When Abram and Sarai arrived in the land God promised them, they were greeted by famine. Having little food was a definite problem, especially in a strange land where there was no market on the corner, nor time to … Continue reading Marriage Trouble in Egypt

Your God Said What? (Genesis 12:1-9)

Imagine your husband coming home from his job one day to announce that you and your household would be moving to a land far away. In answer to your questions, you find out that only heathen people live there, it is out in the middle of nowhere and you will be permanently living in tents. … Continue reading Your God Said What? (Genesis 12:1-9)