How well God must like you— you don’t walk in the ruts of those blind-as-bats, you don’t stand with the good-for-nothings, you don’t take your seat among the know-it-alls. Instead you thrill to God’s Word, you chew on Scripture day and night. Psalm 1:1-2, MSG What delight comes to the one who follows God’s ways!… Read More
As I read Genesis 12: 6-7, I imagined Abram and Sarai texting each other. I imagined that Abram texted because he wanted Sarai to have her first emotive reaction when he was not present. And I imagine Sarai trying to figure out what was going on.
One day Terah took his son Abram, his daughter-in-law Sarai (his son Abram’s wife), and his grandson Lot (his son Haran’s child) and moved away from Ur of the Chaldeans. He was headed for the land of Canaan, but they stopped at Haran and settled there. Genesis 11:31 Through this genealogy (Genesis 11:10-26) and this family’s… Read More
This was the theme at my father’s funeral in 1993. The song “Welcome Home” was written by my brother Dave on the night my father died. Three of my brothers sang it at the funeral.