Exodus 2: Release and Trust in the Face of Seemingly Insurmountable Odds

There used to be a song that included the lyrics, “cast your bread upon the water”.  In Exodus Chapter 2, we see a young mother doing the same.  Release is a hard thing to do at times.  For myself, it can be a very hard thing to do!  It never …

Genesis 50: “What you intended for evil, God intended for good, to save the lives of many people”

We come to the end of Genesis.  We also come to yet another principle that is introduced first here, and then expounded on as the Scriptures continue to be written.  I mentioned this briefly a couple chapters ago already.  There is the New Testament verse:  Romans 8:28  And we know …

Genesis 48: The elder shall serve the younger.

The elder shall serve the younger.  In these early pages of Scripture, this appears to be a reoccurring theme.  Later in the New Testament, Christ would tell His disciples that to be first in the Kingdom of God, one must be the servant of all.  We are told that the …

Genesis 45: The Day the sheaves bowed down. . .

They say, as Christ observed, that a prophet has no honour in his home town.  Too often, those we watch grow up among us and who begin to live out a calling in their lives, are mocked, talked down to size, and former friends and family wonder how such a …