Jul 28, 2021
How many of us have experienced a younger sibling who took advantage of our parents' favor and rubbed it in our nose. The ten older sons of Jacob knew something about that and did something about that. They just did not anticipate their father's reaction.
Jul 24, 2021
Today, Ellen explores the fourth commandment - keeping a sabbath.
Jul 20, 2021
Jacob only had one named Dinah in Scripture - Dinah. Dinah's story, as told in Chapter 34, is full of violence and full of silence. While we find these topics unpleasant, the Bible includes them because this story covers the violence and silence that still happens today. Our daughters deserve better.
Jul 19, 2021
This week Ellen reviews the commandment that calls into question how we use God's name.
Jul 14, 2021
Jacob has exhausted all his options, all his tricks, all his manipulations. He has once again divided all he has in hopes of salvaging something if Esau is approaching with evil intent. He is alone but before he can take a seat, he is jumped. He will immerge from that fight with a scar and a new name but that is nothing...