Tag Archives: Genesis 25

Trading away destiny

Genesis 25:21-34 21 And Isaac prayed to the LORD for his wife, because she was barren. And the LORD granted his prayer, and his wife Rebekah conceived. 22 The children struggled together within her, and she said, “If this is … Continue reading

Posted in Esau, future | Tagged | Leave a comment

Awaiting destiny

Genesis 25:7-20 7 These are the days of the living years of Abraham, 175 years. 8 Abraham stopped breathing and died with a good gray head, an old man and full of years, and was gathered to his ancestors. 9 … Continue reading

Posted in Abraham, Jesus Christ, resurrection, sleep of death | Tagged | Leave a comment

Embracing his destiny

Genesis 24:62 – 25:6 62 Now Isaac had moved from Beer-lahai-roi and was living in the Negev. 63 And Isaac went out to meditate in the field toward evening. And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and see, there … Continue reading

Posted in church, future, Isaac, Jesus Christ, second coming | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Isaac: surprises

Genesis 25:19-34.  Isaac waited sixty years to hold the answers to his prayers.  He knew that God was going to bless him as he did his father, Abraham.  But he didn’t know that he would have to wait like Abraham … Continue reading

Posted in Isaac, relationship with God, trust, wisdom | Tagged | Leave a comment

Isaac: other sons sent away

Genesis 25:1-18.  Here we learn that Abraham had another concubine besides Hagar.  Her name was Keturah, and God gave Abraham five sons through her (1).  Like Ishmael, these sons of Abraham are significant historically, but they do not figure into … Continue reading

Posted in Abraham, Isaac, Jesus Christ, resurrection, sleep of death | Tagged | Leave a comment

why is this happening to me?

Genesis 25:21-23.  Rebekah asked that question. All of us do. We should not be ashamed of questioning God when something in our lives does not seem to make sense. Many of the problems and trials we face are outside of … Continue reading

Posted in faith, patience, prayer, suffering | Tagged | Leave a comment