Tags archives: faith

  • Genesis 29:14-30 14Then Laban said to him, “You are my own flesh and blood.” After Jacob had stayed with him for a whole month, 15Laban said to him, “Just because you are a relative of mine, should you work for me for nothing? Tell me what your wages should be.” 16Now Laban had two daughters... [read more]
  • Genesis 28:18-22 18Early the next morning Jacob took the stone he had placed under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on top of it. 19He called that place Bethel, though the city used to be called Luz. 20Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me and will watch ove... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 3:6 6a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away. On 13 January 2012, in calm seas, after departing the port on a 7-night cruise, Costa Concordia was shipwrecked after it hit a rock on the western coast of Italy. Despite the gradual sinking of th... [read more]
  • Judges 9:16-21 16 “Have you acted honorably and in good faith by making Abimelek king? Have you been fair to Jerub-Baal and his family? Have you treated him as he deserves?  17 Remember that my father fought for you and risked his life to rescue you from the hand of Midian. 18 But today you have re... [read more]
  • Genesis 25:19-26 19 This is the account of the family line of Abraham’s son Isaac. Abraham became the father of Isaac, 20 and Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebekah daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan Aram and sister of Laban the Aramean. 21 Isaac prayed to the Lord on beh... [read more]
  • Genesis 25:12-18 12 This is the account of the family line of Abraham’s son Ishmael, whom Sarah’s slave, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham. 13 These are the names of the sons of Ishmael, listed in the order of their birth: Nebaioth the firstborn of Ishmael, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 14Mishma... [read more]
  • Genesis 25:1-11 1 Abraham had taken another wife, whose name was Keturah. 2 She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian,Ishbak and Shuah. 3 Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan; the descendants of Dedan were the Ashurites, the Letushites and the Leummites. 4 The sons of Midian were Ephah, ... [read more]
  • Genesis 24:59-67 59 So they sent their sister Rebekah on her way, along with her nurse and Abraham’s servant and his men. 60 And they blessed Rebekah and said to her, “Our sister, may you increase to thousands upon thousands; may your offspring possess the cities of their enemies.” 61 Then R... [read more]