Tags archives: faith

  • Genesis 30:31-43 31“What shall I give you?” he asked. “Don’t give me anything,” Jacob replied. “But if you will do this one thing for me, I will go on tending your flocks and watching over them: 32Let me go through all your flocks today and remove from them every speckled or spotted sheep, ever... [read more]
  • Judges 14:8-14 8Some time later, when he went back to marry her, he turned aside to look at the lion’s carcass, and in it he saw a swarm of bees and some honey. 9He scooped out the honey with his hands and ate as he went along. When he rejoined his parents, he gave them some, and they too ate it. B... [read more]
  • Judges 13:17-25 17Then Manoah inquired of the angel of the Lord, “What is your name, so that we may honor you when your word comes true?” 18He replied, “Why do you ask my name? It is beyond understanding.” 19Then Manoah took a young goat, together with the grain offering, and sacrificed it on a ... [read more]
  • Genesis 30:1-13 1When Rachel saw that she was not bearing Jacob any children, she became jealous of her sister. So she said to Jacob, “Give me children, or I’ll die!” 2Jacob became angry with her and said, “Am I in the place of God, who has kept you from having children?” 3Then she said, “Her... [read more]
  • 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]