Final Destination

Final Destination

I thought I must have got the address wrong Genesis 12:1-9 Reference: The Lord had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. (‭Genesis‬ ‭12‬:‭1‬ NIV) Explore: It’s so disheartening when you think you have reached your final destination, only to realise you…

A Motley Crew

A Motley Crew

What an unusual bunch of people we all were. Genesis 11:10-32 Reference: Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot son of Haran, and his daughter-in-law Sarai, the wife of his son Abram, and together they set out from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to Canaan. But when they came to Harran, they settled…

The Local Language

The Local Language

Did he know how to say “hello” in the local language? Genesis 11:1-9 Reference: Now the whole world had one language and a common speech. (‭Genesis‬ ‭11‬:‭1‬ NIV) Explore: Through my work with CBM I found myself travelling to Nepal with only four days notice. As I sat on the plane with my colleague I…

Life’s Legacy

Life's Legacy

It would be great to leave a more significant legacy Genesis 10:1-32 Reference: These are the clans of Noah’s sons, according to their lines of descent, within their nations. From these the nations spread out over the earth after the flood. (‭Genesis‬ ‭10‬:‭32‬ NIV) Explore: When I was a child I wanted to be famous….

Immovable Mountain

Immovable Mountain

It didn’t happen overnight but Dad gradually came around Psalm 114:1-8 Reference: who turned the rock into a pool, the hard rock into springs of water. (‭Psalm‬ ‭114‬:‭8‬ NIV) Explore: My father was very set in his ways. He had lived through enough to learn from his experiences and he rarely found the need to…

History Repeating

History Repeating

It’s never his fault Genesis 9:18-29 Reference: he said, “Cursed be Canaan! The lowest of slaves will he be to his brothers.” (‭Genesis‬ ‭9‬:‭25‬ NIV) Explore: A friend of mine seems to go from one relationship to another. He starts to commit to one person but after a while the relationship gets rocky and they…

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