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Genesis, Chapter 24

A Quiet Way The wheel of life turned, Abraham and Keturah passed out of life, as Rebekah and Isaac brought new life into the world. One night, deep in pregnancy, Rebekah had a dream. Two kings faced each other. One was large, covered in red hair and brown scars, a master of the land. The […]

Genesis, Chapter 21

Heir Apparent While living in Gerar, Ishmael finished his weaning, and Sarah threw a great feast for him. Abraham worried. “Is he to be our son now? Have you given up hope for the vision God granted you or the sacrifices that I’ve made?!” Sarah tried to console him: “We are old. The time for […]

Genesis, Chapter 16

Abram and the Royal Concubine The years passed, and Abram and Sarai still had no son. Abram kept pestering Sarai about her vision, feeling her belly, picking at her gray hairs. “When will this heir arrive?” he would ask, over and over and over. Sarai fretted, and considered ways to convince Abram to make Naomi, […]