He is a God of specific instruction. As we enter into Genesis chapter twenty-six we get a glimpse into that details of the life of Isaac.
He is a God of grand design. We often have a very limited view of our lives.
He is a God Who answers prayer. Chapter 24 of Genesis is an amazing story of a faithful man who is rewarded by God with the desires of his heart.
He is an equitable God. We have come to a very interesting chapter in the Bible. It is the first chapter where there is no direct mention of God.
He is a faith trying God. Everyone likes a challenge. The satisfaction that comes from the solving of a puzzle.
He is a God of authority. From the very moment that we opened the pages of Genesis we have witnessed the authority of the word of God.
He is a discerner of the heart. How well do you know yourself? Have you ever been surprised by something that you have said or done?
He is a faithful God. Have you ever been in a difficult situation and wondered if God was going to intervene?
He is the God of the impossible. We have a very limited perspective.
He is a demanding God. As we enter the seventeenth chapter, we come to the place where God establishes the parameters of the Abrahamic covenant.
He is a merciful God. What is mercy? Noah Webster defines it as “That benevolence, mildness or tenderness of heart which disposes a person to overlook injuries, or to treat the offender better than he deserves; the disposition that tempers justice.”
He is the reward of the faithful. We are reminded in scripture that those who respond to God by faith will be rewarded appropriately.
He is the Sovereign. The land of Canaan, the place that was promised to Abram by God, was a land full of idolatry and pagan beliefs and practices.
He is a God in Whom we can have confidence. Today we continue on with that thought in light of the story presented to us in Genesis thirteen.
He is worthy of worship. We have entered into that section of scripture that highlights the life of a man honored by God for his faith.
He is a protector. Have you ever put yourself in a precarious situation, and suffered the consequences of what turned out to be a foolish decision?
He is a longsuffering God. As civilization began to develop after the flood, it did not take long for the wickedness in the heart of man to rear its ugly head again.
He is a covenant-keeping God. In Genesis chapter nine we read about a promise that God made to Noah, and ultimately to all who would come forth from his seed.
He is a compassionate God. Judgment has come. The flood, at the hands of God, has destroyed every living thing that was outside of the ark on the face of the earth.
He is the giver and taker of life. In Genesis chapter seven we enter into the tragic consequence of man’s wickedness in the earth.
He is an all-knowing, all-seeing God. Chapter six opens up with a very troubling scene. The beautiful creation that was fashioned by the handiwork of God has been corrupted.
He is a personal God. As we enter chapter five we encounter our first genealogical list that takes us from Adam, through Seth to Noah.
He is a discerning and just judge. We now enter into the life of the first society. People only one generation removed from Adam and Eve.
He is a purposeful pursuer. As we move into Genesis chapter 3, tragedy strikes.
He is a careful Creator. As we travel through the pages of our Bible we come quickly to the next glimpse of glory. We enter into Genesis chapter 2 to behold the handiwork of the Creator in a very special way.
He is a benevolent Creator. Take a moment to consider the first great act of the Creator after molding and shaping man from the dust of the ground and breathing into his nostrils the breath of life.