Genesis

To Those Who are Angry with Their Godly Friends

Jun 22

TO THOSE WHO ARE ANGRY WITH THEIR GODLY FRIENDS.   “And the Lord said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen? If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule …

Genesis:4:6-7

Eyes Opened

Jun 22

Eyes Opened    “And God opened her eyes.”— Genesis xxi. 19.   THERE w a s a well of water close to Hagar all the while though she saw it not. God did not cleave the earth and cause new waters to gush forth, nor was there need. The well was there already, but for all practical purposes it …

Genesis:21:19; Luke 24:31

Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

Jun 22

Am I My Brother's Keeper?   “Am I my brother’s keeper?”— Genesis iv. 9.   To what a shameful pitch of presumptuous impudence had Cain arrived when he could thus insult the Lord God. If it had not been on record in the page of inspiration, we might almost have doubted whether a man could speak so impudently when …

Genesis:4:9

Family Reformation; Or, Jacob’s Second Visit to Bethel

Jun 22

FAMILY REFORMATION; OR, JACOB’S SECOND VISIT TO BETHEL.   “And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Beth-el, and dwell there.” — Genesis xxxv. 1.   THERE are critical times in most families: times when much decision of character will be needed on the part of the father to guide things aright. They say there is a skeleton in every …

Genesis:35:1

The God of Bethel

Jun 22

The God of Bethel   “I am the God of Bethel.”— Genesis xxxi. 13.   JACOB had been sent away to Padan-aram, and he might, perhaps, have stopped there if things had been quite as he wished. As it was, he stayed there quite long enough. He seemed almost to forget his father’s house in the cares that his …

Genesis:31:13

The Life, Walk, and Triumph of Faith

Jun 22

The Life, Walk, and Triumph of Faith   “And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.” — Genesis xvii. 1, …

Genesis:17:1-2

Delay is Dangerous

Jun 22

Delay is Dangerous   “And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the least ten; after that she shall go.” — Genesis 24:55.   You know the story of which these words form a part. Abraham was anxious to secure a wife for his son Isaac. He sends, therefore, his …

Genesis:24:55

Christ the Conqueror of Satan

Sep 06

Christ the Conqueror of Satan   “And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.”— Genesis iii. 15.   THIS is the first gospel sermon that was ever delivered upon the surface of this earth. It was a memorable discourse …

Genesis:3:15

A Family Sermon

Oct 29

A Family Sermon   “And the Lord said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark…. And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons’ wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood.”— Genesis vii.1 and 7.   GOD in infinite grace had entered into covenant with …

Genesis:7:1

A Welcome Discovery

Oct 20

A Welcome Discovery   “God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she went and filled the bottle with water, and gave the lad drink.” — Genesis xxi. 19.   You know the story of Hagar; of her being sent out from Abraham’s tent with her son Ishmael. It was necessary that they should be …

Genesis:21:19