The Mercies of God: Hagar

The faithful love of the Lord never ends!    His mercies never cease.Great is his faithfulness;    his mercies begin afresh each morning. Lamentations 3:22-23 The promise of a son I imagine you remember the story. God promised a son to Abraham and Sarah. But Sarah was barren, and they were growing old. Abraham had already questioned God about the promised…

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A journey in the wilderness

Have you been on a journey through a wilderness? How would you describe it? Was it a wilderness of shame, loneliness, depression, doubt, grief, or pain? While none of us long for a walk through a wilderness – but we can expect to experience one. After all, our Master, Jesus, walked the wilderness. The servant…

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The God Who Sees (#3 Genesis)

Reading theology today — making connections in Genesis. God created the Garden to be his dwelling place with man — it’s where heaven and earth intersected in divine communion and worship. But God’s relational presence did not stop there. Genesis 12–50 recounts the story of the patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and at the theological…

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