The first mention of tithing in the Bible is in Genesis when Abraham met a king named Melchizedek and gave him a tenth of all the spoils of war (Genesis 14: 17-20). We see many other mentions about tithing in the Old Testament (Lev. 27:30; Deut. 14:22-23,28; 2 Chron.31:5-6). In the books of the law, … Continue reading Tithing
Lessons from the Story of Joseph Part 2 (Genesis 40 – 41) What was the reason for Joseph’s confidence (that he could the interpretation of the dreams) in Genesis 40:8? Would you have the same confidence if you were in Joseph’s shoes? Why? What was going on with Joseph in Genesis 40:14 – 15? What does that … Continue reading Random Opportunities? Lessons from Genesis
The Story of Joseph: Part 1 Read Genesis 37 and 39 Why did Jacob love Joseph more than his other children? How did he showcase his love to him? Genesis 37: 3 - 4 How did his brothers feel about it and were they justified? What Jacob right to show favoritism? How … Continue reading Life is Unfair: Lessons from Genesis
The promise to Abraham [Genesis chapter 15:1 to 18:15] We'll visit the story of Abraham, the father of faith, to see what we can learn from him, and how we can apply those lessons in our personal lives. Our study today will involve various scripture passages. Click here to read. Then answer the following questions. Who … Continue reading God’s Promise to Abraham
Lessons from the story of Noah (Genesis 6 – 9) What does it mean to be righteous? Blameless? Walk with God? Read also John 15:6-7 In those days, the world was filled with violence and the ways of man was corrupt… but Noah found favor with God. What do you feel the status of the … Continue reading
Cain and Abel Genesis Chapter 4: Adam made love to his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain. She said, “With the help of the Lord I have brought forth a man.” 2-Later she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil. 3-In the course of time Cain brought some of … Continue reading Some insights we can learn from Genesis
The value of prayer in salvation.