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Month: January 2022

  • Day 15 – Leah feels Unloved

    Day 15 – Leah feels Unloved

    Genesis 29 1 Continuing his journey, Jacob reached the Land of the Easterners. 2 And there, out in the open, he saw a well with three flocks of sheep lying beside it; this well was used for watering the flocks. Now the stone on the mouth of the well was a large one, 3 and only when all the flocks had collected […]

  • Day 14 – Isaac Blesses Jacob

    Day 14 – Isaac Blesses Jacob

    Genesis 27 1 When Isaac had grown old, and his eyes were so weak that he could no longer see, he summoned his elder son Esau. ‘Son!’ he said, and Esau replied, ‘Here I am.’ 2 He then said, ‘Look, I am old and do not know when I may die. 3 Now take your weapons, your quiver and bow; go out […]

  • Day 13 – Esau Sells His Birthright

    Day 13 – Esau Sells His Birthright

    Genesis 25 1 Abraham married another wife whose name was Keturah; 2 and she bore him Zimram, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah. 3 Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan, and the descendants of Dedan were the Asshurites, the Letushim and the Leummim. 4 The descendants of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida and Eldaah. All these […]

  • Early World Recap

    Early World Recap

    In the first 5 days I learned all about the Early World in Genesis chapters 1-11. God, out of his goodness, created the world and home for Adam and Eve. He gave them everything they would ever need – a garden and a relationship with him. They committed the original sin which brought us weakened […]

  • Day 12 – Isaac and Rebekah

    Day 12 – Isaac and Rebekah

    Genesis 24 1 By now Abraham was an old man, well on in years, and Yahweh had blessed Abraham in every way. 2 Abraham said to the senior servant in his household, the steward of all his property, ‘Place your hand under my thigh: 3 I am going to make you swear by Yahweh, God of heaven and God of earth, that you will not choose a wife for my son from […]

  • Day 11 – The Sacrifice of Isaac

    Day 11 – The Sacrifice of Isaac

    Genesis 22 1 It happened some time later that God put Abraham to the test. ‘Abraham, Abraham!’ he called. ‘Here I am,’ he replied. 2 God said, ‘Take your son, your only son, your beloved Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah, where you are to offer him as a burnt offering on one of the mountains which I shall point out […]

  • Day 10 – Hagar and Ishmael

    Day 10 – Hagar and Ishmael

    Genesis 20 1 Abraham left there for the region of the Negeb, and settled between Kadesh and Shur. While staying in Gerar, 2 Abraham said of his wife Sarah, ‘She is my sister,’ and Abimelech the king of Gerar had Sarah brought to him. 3 But God visited Abimelech in a dream one night. ‘You are to die,’ he told […]

  • Day 9 – Sodom and Gomorrah

    Day 9 – Sodom and Gomorrah

    Genesis 18 1 Yahweh appeared to him at the Oak of Mamre while he was sitting by the entrance of the tent during the hottest part of the day. 2 He looked up, and there he saw three men standing near him. As soon as he saw them he ran from the entrance of the tent to […]

  • Day 8 – The Surrender of Abraham

    Day 8 – The Surrender of Abraham

    Genesis 16 1 Abram’s wife Sarai had borne him no child, but she had an Egyptian slave-girl called Hagar. 2 So Sarai said to Abram, ‘Listen, now! Since Yahweh has kept me from having children, go to my slave-girl. Perhaps I shall get children through her.’ And Abram took Sarai’s advice. 3 Thus, after Abram had lived in the land of […]

  • Day 7 – God’s Covenant with Abram

    Day 7 – God’s Covenant with Abram

    Genesis Chapter 14 1 When Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedor-Laomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of the Goiim,2 made war on Bera king of Sodom, Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar),3 all the latter joined forces […]