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Lying About Sarai

February 5, 2015 Leave a comment

Moses lies to Pharaoh about his wife Sarai, telling him truthfully that she’s his sister instead.

 

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Genesis 12

February 2, 2015 Leave a comment
  1. Abram and Lot and families head to Canaan
  2. Abram and Sarai lie to Pharaoh
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Recap of Galatians 4

March 3, 2010 Leave a comment

An analogy, quadrupled.

Law:Slave:Hagar:Mt. Sinai::Grace:Free:Sarah:Jerusalam

Hagar v. Sarah

February 11, 2010 Leave a comment

It’s no contest.

Sarah wins!

First Prayer

October 25, 2009 Leave a comment

I was surprised to find that the word “pray” doesn’t appear until Genesis 20.

Abimelech was tricked into taking Abraham’s wife, Sarah, into his harem. God appears to Abimelech in a dream and threatens his whole household with death if he doesn’t return Sarah to Abraham.

Abimelech agrees to these terms but states his innocence. God agrees, but tells Abimelech that Abraham will pray for his forgiveness.

This places much more of the process of forgiveness on an intermediary than I’d expect.

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