The Life of Abraham: 
Ishmael Blessed and The Household CircumcisedGenesis

The Life of Abraham: 
Ishmael Blessed and The Household Circumcised

The Life of Abraham: Ishmael Blessed and The Household Circumcised We are finally coming to the close of this meeting between God and Abraham. First, God gave him the sign of circumcision as a permanent sign that God would fulfill all He had promised Abraham. Then, God renamed Sarah and revealed that Abraham’s promised child would be born of Sarah. …

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Sarai Renamed and Isaac PromisedGenesis

The Life of Abraham:
 Sarai Renamed and Isaac Promised

The Life of Abraham: Sarai Renamed and Isaac Promised Doubting God’s promise, Abram and Sarai conspired to force God’s promise to Abram for a child. Abram married Hagar and they had Ishmael. However, God met, once again, with Abram and reemphasized His original promise was not for Ishmael. God changed Abram’s name to Abraham and gave him the sign of …

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March Scripture Writing Plan: Genesis, Part 8Genesis, Scripture Writing Plan

March Scripture Writing Plan: Genesis, Part 8

March Scripture Writing Plan: Genesis, Part 8 In March we will be continuing our slow walk through Genesis. This month we will be exploring the life of Joseph. Our February plan left us with an obvious emotional rift between Joseph and his brothers. Joseph had dreamed that his family would be bowing before him and this upset them. We can …

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Define: ExegesisDictionary

Define: Exegesis

Exegesis Merriam-Webster: noun exposition, explanation especially: an explanation or critical interpretation of a text Scripture: Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth. (2 Timothy 2:15) Quotes: “Exegesis is when a person interprets a text based solely on what it says. That is, he …

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Hagar and the God Who Saw HerGenesis

The Life of Abraham: Hagar and the God Who Saw Her

The Life of Abraham: Hagar and the God Who Saw Her God had once again promised Abram he would have a son. He reemphasized this promise by performing a covenant ceremony. Now a bit of time has passed, and yet, Abram and Sarai are still childless. Sarai Gives Hagar to Abram Now Sarai, Abram’s wife had borne him no children, …

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Define: HermeneuticsDictionary

Define: Hermeneutics

Hermeneutics Merriam-Webster: noun hermeneutics plural in form but singular or plural in construction : the study of the methodological principles of interpretation (as of the Bible) a method or principle of interpretation 
• a philosophical hermeneutic Scripture Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of …

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