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Genesis 14: Melchizedek – the Mysterious

There was a powerful king named ¬†Kedorlaomer who, with some other lesser kings, attacked the kings in the Dead Sea area, south of Jerusalem. They defeated those kings of Sodom and that area, and ran them off into their own … Continue reading

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Genesis 13: God Blesses Abraham in what at First Glance Looks to be a Poor Choice

Abraham and Lot come out of Egypt and decide they must part ways. Abraham gives first choice of the land to Lot and he takes the choicest looking land not knowing it would be a money pit. Lot gets Sodom, … Continue reading

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Genesis 12: Abraham – A Fallible Faithful Follower

Abraham encounters God, leaves his Chaldean homeland and fails a trial in Egypt. God knows that Abraham will fail a test when he goes to Egypt and tries to deceive the Pharaoh into thinking his wife is his sister. Yet, … Continue reading

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Genesis 11: The Tower of Babel

God told men to fill the earth, but they decided to stop at Shinar because they were afraid of being scattered over the earth. And then they decided to build a temple to join earth with heaven¬† and as a … Continue reading

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Genesis 10: The Grandparents of the World

Genealogies are boring but the sons of Noah populated the world and there were only three family lines that we came from – unless Noah had other children after the flood? Japheth fathered probably the Europeans, Shem the Hebrews and … Continue reading

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Genesis 9: What did Ham Do?

In Genesis 9 God gives all beasts into the hands of men, even as food, with a caveat: don’t eat the life blood and if a man or beast kills another man, then the life of the killer is required. … Continue reading

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Genesis 8: The Flood Abates

This chapter is about how the flood subsides, the fountains of deep reclaim their water, Noah abides in the ark until God lets him out, Noah initiates alter sacrifice and God promises to never flood the world again – not … Continue reading

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