Tag: Genesis

For Good.

“But Joseph said to them, ‘Do not fear, for am I in the place of God? As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today.So do not fear; I will provide for you and your…

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Nowhere Else To Go.

“After this many of his disciples turned back and no longer walked with him. So Jesus said to the twelve, ‘Do you want to go away as well?’ Simon Peter answered him, ‘Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life, and we have believed, and have come to know, that…

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No Shame.

“They heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the trees of the garden.” ‭‭Genesis ‭3:8‬ “‘Were they ashamed because of the abomination they had done? They certainly were not…

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Crushed.

“‘He shall crush your head, And you shall bruise him on the heel.’” Genesis 3:15 After creating the world and everything in it in six days, God placed Adam and Eve in the midst of paradise—Eden—and gave them dominion to rule over all of creation.  Man and woman enjoyed direct communion with God in Eden…

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Kings and Queens.

“So God created man in his own image,     in the image of God he created him;     male and female he created them.  And God blessed them. And God said to them, ‘Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over…

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Dust and Ashes.

“By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread, till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”  Genesis 3:19 “And the people of Nineveh believed God. They called for a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them to…

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Awaiting Salvation

 “I wait for your salvation, Lord.” Genesis 49:18. Jacob, the patriarch of the Jewish people, uttered these words while he lay on his deathbed at the ripe old age of 130. In that span of time, Jacob had witnessed incredible things: he’d wrestled with God, had been reconciled with his estranged brother, Esau, whom he…

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