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Genesis 26: Sister Wife, Part Three

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Back in Gerar, Isaac does the same thing as his father, telling people his wife is his sister. Of note: This time the lie is not based even in a half-truth as it was with Abraham: 467 more words

Old Testament

Reflections on the Sacrifice of Issac

In time for Holy Week, a reflection on the Old Testament story, the Sacrifice of Issac, inspired by Meditations on Vatican Art, Mark Haydu.

I have never really reflected on the first commandment, “you shall have no other gods before me.” Reading… 700 more words

Catholic Church

Still Thankful


And he journeyed on from the Negeb as far as Bethel to the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Bethel and Ai, to the place where he had made an altar at the first. 464 more words


From Father to Son


From there he went up to Beersheba. And the Lord appeared to him the same night and said, “I am the God of Abraham your father. 532 more words

You Can Be a Child of Abraham

Today’s reading is Matthew 3.

God gave great promises to the offspring of Abraham. As you study God’s Word, you may become convinced you can’t possibly be a descendant of Abraham, either biologically or spiritually. 210 more words


Constitutional Compromise

One of the fascinating realities of the American Constitution is that it is one of the most perfect examples of political compromise in all the history of Western democracy. 514 more words

Modern Culture

Answering lots of Questions: Abraham and Isaac

Choasisthecure’s next post, which can be found here, asks a very thought provoking and disturbing question.

Q: Would you kill your child if your deity told you to do it? 911 more words