Genesis Trivia

I love trivia, especially sports and Bible trivia.  I don't always know the answers, but it is a fun way to learn.  As we Re:Read through the Bible in 2021, periodically, we plan to post some trivia questions.  Since there is so much that happens in Genesis, that seemed like a good place to start.  See how ma...
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Guest — Sandy Martin
That was fun!
Friday, 15 January 2021 11:45
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The Middle Matters: Chiasm in the Pentateuch

One of the things I appreciate most about the Bible Project material, and Biblical Theology in general, is its recognition that the Bible is one big story. From beginning to end it tells us about God, his creation, and what he has done and is doing to save a people for himself. Most of us know that Moses wrote the first five books of the Bible. Col...
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Guest — Dan Beasley
Wow. Really eye-opening. I have recently, last two years, had my eyes opened to chiastic structure of many small sections of bibli... Read More
Thursday, 14 January 2021 10:46
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Deception (Genesis 25-45)

Comments on Genesis 25-45DECEPTION - : the act of causing someone to accept as true or valid what is false or invalid : the act of deceivingStarting with a Bible tidbit – I don't often think about how different lives overlap. We know in detail that Saul chased David and tried to kill him for many years. But I usually don't think about how a lot of ...
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HARLESS, Walton & Marna
To be sure, there are real and recognizable shortcomings in the lives of the patriarchs, dysfunctional families of the first order... Read More
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Hard Questions about a Hard Command (Genesis 22)

Hard Questions about a Hard Command2 Then God said, "Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you."3 Early the next morning Abraham got up and loaded his donkey. He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac. When he had cut enough wo...
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Hagar and Ishmael in Huntsville (Genesis 21)

 Hagar and Ishmael in Huntsville 14 Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He set them on her shoulders and then sent her off with the boy (Ishmael). She went on her way and wandered in the Desert of Beersheba. When the water in the skin was gone, she put the boy under one of the bushes. 16 Th...
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God's Calling of Abraham and Three Visitors and the Gift of Hospitality (Genesis 12, 18)

 God's Calling of Abram The Lord had said to Abram, "Go from your country, your people and your father's household to the land I will show you. "I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing". So, Abram went, as the Lord had told him; and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-...
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The Fall (Genesis 3)

The Fall"Did God really say, `You must not eat from any tree in the garden'?"—the Serpent speaking to Eve in the Garden of Eden-Genesis 3I was talking to my oldest grandson, a 7-year old, and told him that his church (Otter Creek near Nashville, TN) has a mission in Nairobi, Kenya. We talked about going to Africa together, but I mentioned that this...
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God as Creator and The Garden of Eden (Genesis 1-2)

 Hello Everyone, I appreciate the opportunity to bring you some thoughts about Genesis 1-24. I hope you will take the time to read, study and think about the messages from scripture. As we begin this journey to Re:Read the Bible at the beginning of a new year, I hope you are preparing for God to bless you abundantly.I offer these thoughts so t...
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