Category: Genesis

Genesis 19: We are a lot like Lot

Excuse the pun! As part of my Bible reading plan this year, I recently came across the story of Lot’s rescue from Sodom and Gomorrah. It’s a story that is largely overlooked, in favour of the controversial debate on homosexuality. But in the midst of the debate, is a person whose story reverberates with resemblances…

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3 Descriptions

In the story of Noah, we are given three distinct descriptions: He was a righteous man He was a blameless man He walked with God Righteous – we know from Hebrews 11:6-7 that it was Noah’s faith that made him righteous. Blameless – we know from James 2:21-24 that true, saving faith is evident in…

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God doesn’t use a broad brush

God sees that the human race is inclined towards sin. He searches every heart, looking for anyone who is willing to receive His mercy, to receive Him. Then he finds Noah. He determines to destroy the human race completely because they all have turned away from Him. But He saves Noah, because He has examined…

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