Family Dysfunction at its Finest!

1 Kings 1 & 2 – Overview – Week One You’ve heard the saying, “Be careful what you wish for.”  Several people have added a bit to the end of that.  “Be careful what you wish for, you may receive it.” (W.W. Jacobs)  “Be careful what you wish for, there’s always a catch.” (Laurie HauseContinue reading “Family Dysfunction at its Finest!”

Creation, Take Two

Genesis 9:1-17 – Week Ten Do you have any regrets?  I can’t imagine that you wouldn’t.  It’s part of life.  We regret all sorts of things.  Smoking a cigarette for the first time not realizing it would become a bad habit.  Dropping out of college to get married.  Marrying the wrong person.  Not spending timeContinue reading “Creation, Take Two”

First Sister Wives

Genesis 4:25 – 5 – Week Seven Last week, we witnessed the first murder.  Cain, the firstborn of Adam and Eve, just  one generation from the introduction of sin, murders his own brother.  And, as a result, he is sent away from the presence of God and goes to the land of Nod, east ofContinue reading “First Sister Wives”

Raising Cain

Genesis 4:1-24 – Week Six Last week, in the 3rd chapter of Genesis, a whole lot happened.  Eve had a little chit-chat with a snake. The snake misquoted God.  Eve misquoted God.  Eve sees something that looks good, pleasant, and desirable and eats it even though she’s been told not to.  She shares with Adam. Continue reading “Raising Cain”