Genesis 26

I will multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and will give to your offspring all these lands.  And in your offspring all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because Abraham obeyed my voice and kept my Read the rest

Genesis 25

And the Lord said to her, “Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples from within you shall be divided; the one shall be stronger than the other, the older shall serve the younger.”  Genesis 25:23

In these events, Read the rest

Genesis 24

I came today to the spring and said, “O LORD, the God of my master Abraham, if now you are prospering the way that I go, behold, I am standing by the spring of water.”  Genesis 24:42

Abraham sent his Read the rest

Genesis 23

After this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah east of Mamre (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan.  Genesis 23:19

Abraham was mourning the death of his wife. He knew he needed Read the rest

Genesis 22

He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.”  Genesis 22:2Read the rest

Genesis 21

And Sarah said, “God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh over me.”  Genesis 21:6

We saw Abraham and Sarah laugh earlier out of disbelief, but now Sarah laughs as she recognizes God’s goodness to her. God Read the rest

Genesis 20

Abraham said, “I did it because I thought, ‘There is no fear of God at all in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.’ Besides, she is indeed my sister, the daughter of my father though Read the rest

Genesis 19

But Lot’s wife, behind him, looked back, and she became a pillar of salt.  Genesis 19:26

The story of Lot’s wife becoming a pillar of salt has been used to teach people throughout history about obedience to God and the Read the rest

Genesis 18

The LORD said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh and say, ‘Shall I indeed bear a child, now that I am old?’ Is anything too hard for the LORD?”  Genesis 18:13-14a

We know that Abraham and Sarah were older in Read the rest