You belong to the House of Israel. You are destined to enjoy these blessings. Read and ponder the list again. Which ones stand out to you? Let their heartfelt possibilities flow through you. Seek them out.
Category: Old Testament
It Could Never Happen to Me
Highlights for Genesis 37-41 Joseph of Egypt has a profound story. Reflecting on Joseph’s life and example has brought me great strength through the years. There are very few of us who could endure Joseph’s setbacks and hardships with grace and faith. In Awe of Joseph Let’s look at Joseph’s timeline. First, his brothers hate…
Highlights for Genesis 28-33 This week, I’m sharing something rather personal and vulnerable – because it makes an excellent intro for part of our CFM study. This past week was an extra-low spot in my life. I had a treasured friend throw an unexpected emotional punch intended to sit me right down and put me…
Sometimes You Are Abraham
Highlights for Genesis 18-23 Would anyone be internally questioning the justice of God at this point? I sheepishly recall feeling exasperated with Heaven over much smaller tribulations. Maybe keep this point in mind when we get to Brigham Young’s excellent insights about Abraham’s sacrifice.
When Regal Heritage, Wealth or Progeny Are Not Your Blessings
Highlights for Genesis 12-17 and Abraham 1-2 This week, let’s focus on Abraham 1 and additional verses in the Joseph Smith Translation. Genesis has almost no information about Abraham’s earlier life before leaving Ur (2 verses). Somehow, great Father Abraham’s story (before he is called of God) did not make it into the Bible. Did…