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Posts from July 2015

Genesis 16 – Hagar & Ishmael

Sarai didn’t have children yet so she told Abram to lay with her slave, Hagar, to have children. Abram slept with Hagar, and she became pregnant. Because of this, Sarai began to look down on Hagar, and blamed her for her suffering. Abram told Sarai to do whatever she wanted with Hagar. Sarai mistreated her…

Genesis 14 – Rescuing Lot, The Blessing of Melchizedek

First Set of Kings: (1) King Amraphel (of Shinar), (2) King Arioch (of Ellasar), (3) King Chedorlaomer (of Elam), and (4) King Tidal (of Goiim); made war with, the Second Set of Kings: (1) King Bera (of Sodom), (2) King Birsha (of Gomorra), (3) King Shinab (of Admah), (4) King Shemeber (of Zeboiim), and (5) King Bela (of Zoar). The first set joined forces, but then in 13 years rebelled against Chedorlaomer. In the 14th year Chedorlaomer and…