Tags archives: lifestyle

  • Judges 7:16-21 16 Dividing the three hundred men into three companies, he placed trumpets and empty jars in the hands of all of them, with torches inside. 17 “Watch me,” he told them. “Follow my lead. When I get to the edge of the camp, do exactly as I do. 18 When I and all who are with me blow our... [read more]
  • Genesis 24:10-21 10 Then the servant left, taking with him ten of his master’s camels loaded with all kinds of good things from his master. He set out for Aram Naharaim and made his way to the town of Nahor. 11 He had the camels kneel down near the well outside the town; it was toward evening, the ... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 2:1 1 I said to myself, “Come now, I will   test you with pleasure to find out   what is good.” But that also proved   to be meaningless.   ‘I will never go to Mexico again,’ Jason claims. His scar on the top of his head reminds a recent trip to Mexico. “It was the ideal vacation we... [read more]
  • Genesis 23:12-20 12 Again Abraham bowed down before the people of the land 13 and he said to Ephron in their hearing, “Listen to me, if you will. I will pay the price of the field. Accept it from me so I can bury my dead there.” 14 Ephron answered Abraham, 15 “Listen to me, my lord; the land is wor... [read more]
  • Genesis 20:1-7 1Now Abraham moved on from there into the region of the Negev and lived between Kadesh and Shur. For a while he stayed in Gerar, 2 and there Abraham said of his wife Sarah, “She is my sister.” Then Abimelek king of Gerar sent for Sarah and took her. 3 But God came to Abimelek ... [read more]
  • Genesis 19:30-38 30 Lot and his two daughters left Zoar and settled in the mountains, for he was afraid to stay in Zoar. He and his two daughters lived in a cave. 31 One day the older daughter said to the younger, “Our father is old, and there is no man around here to give us children—as is the... [read more]
  • Proverbs 31:31 31 Honor her for all that her hands   have done, and let her works bring   her praise at the city gate Interestingly, King Solomon concluded the Book of Proverbs with teachings about a wife with noble character. Did Solomon monitor the character of his many wives and concubines? D... [read more]
  • Genesis 19:15-29 15 With the coming of dawn, the angels urged Lot, saying, “Hurry! Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept away when the city is punished.” 16 When he hesitated, the men grasped his hand and the hands of his wife and of his two daughters and led ... [read more]