For today, read throughGenesis chapter 20. DEVOTIONAL: "I also withheld thee from sinning against Me." -Genesis 20:6 As we review our lives, we can see many occasions on which our feet had well-nigh goneour steps were on the very brink of the precipice. Another inch, and we should have brought shame on Christ and lasting remorse to ourselves. To what can we attribute ou...Keep Reading
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For today, read throughGenesis chapter 19. DEVOTIONAL: "Abraham got up early to the place where he stood before the Lord, and looked." -Genesis 19:27 There was not much sleep that night for this loyal heart! With the spring of day he was where, probably, Lot, years before, had looked on the face of the country, and beheld it as a garden of the Lord. But how great the ...Keep Reading
For today, read throughGenesis chapter 18. DEVOTIONAL: "Shall I hide from Abraham what I am doing?" Genesis 18:17 The Delights of His Friendship.Genesis 18 brings out the delight of true friendship with God, as compared with simply feeling His presence occasionally in prayer. This friendship means being so intimately in touch with God that you never even need ...Keep Reading
For today, read throughGenesis chapter 17. DEVOTIONAL: "Walk before me and be thou Perfect" -Genesis 17:1 God precedes his commands with such revelations of Himself, that obedience is rendered easily possible. Before calling Abram to perfection, He described himself as El Shaddai, the Almighty. What may we not do if we learn to avail ourselves of the all might of God?...Keep Reading
For today, read throughGenesis chapter 16. The Bible's main way of talking about God's relationship to humanity is the image of a partnership. This video on covenants traces the way God entered into a series of formal relationships with various human partners in order to rescue the world through Jesus, the ultimate covenant partner. DEVOTIONAL: "Return to thy Mistress...Keep Reading
For today, read throughGenesis chapter 15.
"When the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, horror and great darkness fell upon him." Genesis 15:12
For today, read throughGenesis chapter 14. DEVOTIONAL: "And he blessed him and said:"Blessed be Abram of God Most High,Possessor of heaven and earth;-Genesis 14:19 It was to Melchizedek, the lonely king-priest living outside the busy rush of the world, that this new name of God was given. There are some to whom God gives these direct revelations of Himself, that they ma...Keep Reading
For today, read throughGenesis chapter 13.
"If you take the left, then I will go to the right; or, if you go to the right, then I will go to the left." Genesis 13:9
For today, read throughGenesis chapter 12.
Below is a helpful overview of the second section of Genesis, published by The Bible Project.
"And hepitched his tent, having Beth-el on the west and Ai on the east: and there he builded an altar." Genesis 12:8
For today, read throughGenesis chapter 11. DEVOTIONAL: "Come,let Us go down and thereconfuse their language, that they may not understand one another's speech."Genesis 11:7 God comes down into human life. Though the world is corrupt and full of violence; though his arch-enemy has taught man to dread and hate Him; though attempts are on foot to resist Him in open rebelli...Keep Reading