Lot’s Wife and Daughters (Genesis 18 & 19)

Lot’s wife and daughters have an interesting story; don’t they? But more than just being a little bazaar, their story demonstrates two very essential facts. First, one righteous person’s prayers truly are powerful and effective (James 5:16). When the Lord told Abraham that He was going to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah because of their extreme […]

The God Who Sees—Hagar (Genesis 16)

Abraham and Sarah had been living in their promised land of Canaan when a severe famine covered their homeland like a dense fog (Genesis 12:10). Famines in the ancient world were not just inconvenient, they were life-threatening catastrophes and Abraham decided to move his household to Egypt in order to escape it. This transfer to […]

Betrayed Twice–Sarah (Genesis 12)

We’ve entered some complicated terrain in our scripture study. Most of us have likely always assumed that the vilest betrayal from our spouse would be to have them be unfaithful to us. However, as I was reading our scriptures this week, it struck me that an even worse betrayal would be to have your spouse […]

Eve: The Warrior (Genesis 2)

Happy New Year everybody! I am so thankful to be delving into scripture with you in 2016. This is going to be an amazing experience for all of us. We naturally begin our study with the creation of the first woman, Eve. Christian women have long been taught that we should see ourselves as princesses- […]

I Heard the Bells

My Bible study is going through the entire New Testament in 2015. That means that here at Christmas time, we are reading the book of Revelation. It’s an emotional roller coaster and the last few days have been rough; death, destruction, plagues, beasts, and indescribable pain and suffering. It’s hard to read. Of course, 2015 […]