Tag Archives: Abraham

Wednesday’s Word: Can Prayer Change God’s Mind?

Stories of Abraham reveal a pretty special relationship between theĀ God and himself. In this story, God reveals to Abraham his plan to destroy a very wicked place. Abraham is afraid that innocent, or “righteous” people will be killed with the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: No Laughing Matter?

Genesis 18, the story of three visitors whom Abraham treated to dinner, and Sarah treated with laughter. Who gets the last laugh, though? For friends new to this blog, “Wednesday’s Word” is a weekly Bible audio clip that rotates between … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: A Promise Renewed (Ouch)

We don’t always understand everything in the Bible, and this is one of those stories. I believe that sometimes we just need to “Let God be God,” and accept that we don’t have to understand everything in order to have … Continue reading

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Let’s Make a Deal–the Old-Fashioned Way

God fulfills both sides of an ancient practice of promise-making in this unusual story from Genesis 15: Thank you to http://www.alaymanlooksattheword.blogspot.com for the picture. For friends new to this blog, “Wednesday’s Word” is a weekly Bible audio clip that rotates … Continue reading

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