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What Jacob Taught Me

About a month ago, I finished preaching through the third of four planned sermon series through the book of Genesis. The series covered Genesis 25-36, which is primarily the life of Jacob, Abraham’s grandson. Last summer, as I finished preaching through Abraham’s life, I wrote a post about what Abraham’s life taught me. I planned …

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Isaac and Rebekah (Genesis 24)

Abraham Study Guide (Week 15) SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION The man bowed his head and worshiped the LORD and said, “Blessed be the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken his steadfast love and his faithfulness toward my master. As for me, the LORD has led me in the …

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4 Things Abraham Taught Me

This week, we will finish our almost four month long study of the life of Abraham in Genesis. Before completely jumping into the next sermon series, I thought it might be beneficial for me to reflect upon some lessons that the LORD taught me through studying Abraham’s life. 1. Abraham’s physical life represents our spiritual …

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The Death of Sarah (Genesis 23)

Abraham Study Guide (Week 14) SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION The field and the cave that is in it were made over to Abraham as property for a burying place by the Hittites. (Genesis 23:20) For he was looking forward to the city that has foundations, whose designer and builder is God. (Hebrews 11:10) …

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Abraham Sacrifices Isaac (Genesis 22)

Abraham Study Guide (Week 13) SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION Abraham said, “God will provide for himself the lamb for the burnt offering, my son.” So they went both of them together. (Genesis 22:8) He said, “Do not lay your hand on the boy or do anything to him, for now I know that …

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Abraham’s Two Sons (Genesis 21)

Abraham Study Guide (Week 12) SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION The LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had promised. (Genesis 21:1) Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and …

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Abraham and Abimelech (Genesis 20)

Abraham Study Guide (Week 11) SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION Then God said to him in the dream, “Yes, I know that you have done this in the integrity of you heart, and it was I who kept you from sinning against me. Therefore I did not let you touch her. (Genesis 20:6) Then …

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