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.
Tag: Joseph Smith Translation
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…
The Little-Known, Extraordinay Secret of the Rainbow
Highlights for Genesis 6-11 Only in the Joseph Smith Translation do we learn the empowering, heightened message of the rainbow. After you read the following verses, you may never look at the rainbow in the sky and feel the same way!
Adam Means Humankind
Highlights for Genesis 5 – Genesis 5:2 contains a phrase that I’ve always wondered about, “Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called THEIR name Adam.”
The Arrogance of Lamech
Highlights for Genesis 3-4 – This is not an original point, but have you ever been resented because you believed God has a tangible, glorified body and we have a likeness to Him? That He has a literal Son on His right hand? Like they get hateful and nasty over it?