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Genesis, Chapter 26

Sins of the Father Once again famine strikes. Isaac must return to Gerar, and he realizes the promised land won’t be for him. Perhaps Esau, or his children. Isaac remembers the lie his father told to the new Abimelech’s father. He says, “Your Majesty, my house and I cannot thrive during a famine out there. […]

Genesis, Chapter 12

The First Scientist The city of Ur was a nest of vipers in those last days of Babylon. People lived freely with war on their doorstep, in ignorance that their age was ending. The lessons of Nimrod’s reign stuck, Empires were born. Each new nimrod trying to out nimrod the next. But people always rise […]