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90 Day Challenge Day 2

Read Genesis 17-28:19.

Highlights

  • Abraham & Circumcision
  • The Visitation
  • Sodom and Gomorrah
  • Abraham lies, Part 2
  • The Birth of Isaac, Ishmael
  • The Offering of Isaac
  • Sarah’s death, Isaac’s
  • Rebekah
  • Abraham’s death
  • Jacob and Esau
  • The stolen birthright
  • Jacob’s departure & dream

This section is filled with much movement, intrigue and deception.  One of the fascinating patterns of the book of Genesis is the foregoing of the older (heir) for the younger.  It starts with Ishmael and Isaac, and continues in the story of Jacob and Esau.  Stay tuned…

The covenant theme is also affirmed and developed.  First with Abraham, then again with Isaac.

Trivia:  We all know who Isaac married and will see who Jacob marries, but can you name Esau’s wives?

One Response

  1. Esau’s wives’ names were Adah and Oholibamah (when I read it I sounded it out to be Oh holy ‘Bamah) and Basemath.

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