Month: January 2011

Abraham’s journey to Egypt – Sarah’s beauty prompts a lie that she is his sister (Genesis 12:10 – 13:2)

Abraham's Trip to Egypt After God delivered Abraham to the land of Canaan, God tested Abraham’s faith once again - this time Abraham faltered.  While Abraham had lived in Canaan, a great famine spread across the country.  Very little rain fell and with little water for the crops, food became difficult to find.  Abraham and his wife Sarai decided

Abraham and the land of Canaan (Genesis 11:27 – 12:9)

Abraham and the Land of Canaan Abraham descended from Shem, Noah’s son, and was Noah’s great, great, great, great, great, great, great grandson.  Before God changed Abraham’s name to Abraham, which means “father of a multitude (later we will see why God changed Abraham’s name) Abraham’s name was Abram which meant “high father”. Abraham lived in a place called

The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11:1 – 11:9)

The Tower of Babel During the days of Noah and his sons Shem, Japheth, and Ham, the world spoke one language.  God had commanded Noah and his sons to fill the whole earth with people but instead, they began to settle in Babylonia rather than scatter about the Earth as God had commanded. The men of Babylonia

Cain and Abel (Genesis 4:1 – 4:26)

Cain and Abel Eve gave birth to a son she named Cain.  Later, Eve gave birth to a second son that she named Abel.  As Cain and Abel grew, they each chose occupations to pursue.  Cain became a farmer while Abel tended to animals such as goats and sheep. To show their love for God, people in biblical times