Odds & Ends 3: Wrastlin’ – Full Service Video

Odds & Ends 3: Wrastlin’ – Audio Service – CCLI Streaming License 650301

Genesis 32:24-32

In this sermon, we explore another quirky passage enjoyed by a quirky pastor. There is a wrastlin’ match in the Bible! The message we learn from it is awesome. We do not have to be bound by our past. We can be blessed, set free, and delivered.

Odds & Ends 3: Wrastlin’ – Audio Service

Odds & Ends 3: Wrastlin’ – Audio Service – CCLI Streaming License 650301

Genesis 32:24-32

In this sermon, we explore another quirky passage enjoyed by a quirky pastor. There is a wrastlin’ match in the Bible! The message we learn from it is awesome. We do not have to be bound by our past. We can be blessed, set free, and delivered.

Odds & Ends 3: Wrastlin’ – Sermon Only

Odds & Ends 3: Wrastlin’ – Genesis 32:24-32

In this sermon, we explore another quirky passage enjoyed by a quirky pastor. There is a wrastlin’ match in the Bible! The message we learn from it is awesome. We do not have to be bound by our past. We can be blessed, set free, and delivered.

10 Stories to Know From Genesis Week 6 – Dinner Time Devotions

It is tough to find the time to spend in God’s Word.  Dinner Time Devotion is designed to get you and whoever you share meals with, reading, learning, thinking, and growing Scriptures.  

For just three meals a week with your family, your friends (great lunch activity at work), or just by yourself, dive into the Word of God.  Grow as you grub.   

Weekly Passage: A Sold Birthright and Stolen Blessing  Read Genesis Chapters 25:19-34 and 27:1-45

Meal 1: Retell the story.  Make sure you and each person knows what occurs.  Let each person tell or retell a apart of the story.  Work together to learn the facts of the passage. 

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10 Stories to Know From Genesis Week 5 – Dinner Time Devotions

It is tough to find the time to spend in God’s Word.  Dinner Time Devotion is designed to get you and whoever you share meals with, reading, learning, thinking, and growing Scriptures.  

For just three meals a week with your family, your friends (great lunch activity at work), or just by yourself, dive into the Word of God.  Grow as you grub.   

Weekly Passage: The Birth and Offer of Isaac Read Genesis Chapters 21:1-7 and 22:1-19

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What does “The Way of Women” mean in Genesis 18:11? – Language Lightbulbs

The Old Testament was not only written in Hebrew.  It was written a long time ago.  It was written a long way from Georgia, and it was written in a very different culture.  What does all of that mean?  Translating the Bible can be a difficult task.  One particular kind of phrase that is tough for our brave men and women translators, whom I applaud for tackling this task, are colloquialisms.  Just think about all the local phrases we have here in the south. 

“I am fine as frog hair.”  “He is like a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs.” “He’s got a burr in his saddle.” “Happy as a dead pig in the sunshine.”  “He’s only got one oar in the water.”  I had a college roommate who loved hockey who said while watching a game, “look at him standing on his head.”  How would these phrases sound to someone outside the South?  How would you explain these phrases to people outside of your culture?  On top of that, could you imagine trying to translate, “Bless his heart,” with the dozens of possible ways we use that phrase.  

Colloquialisms offer a unique translation difficulty for Bible translators.  To use an above example, would you translate the exact colloquialism and leave it, “he is like a long tail cat in a room full of rocking chairs,” or would you write, “he is nervous, worried, and scared.”  

Today let’s look at a colloquialism from Genesis 18:11, and what it says about God and His promises.  

Genesis 18:11 says, “Abraham and Sarah were old and getting on in years. Sarah had passed the age of childbearing.” HCSB 

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10 Stories to Know From Genesis Week 4 – Dinner Time Devotions

It is tough to find the time to spend in God’s Word.  Dinner Time Devotion is designed to get you and whoever you share meals with, reading, learning, thinking, and growing Scriptures.  

For just three meals a week with your family, your friends (great lunch activity at work), or just by yourself, dive into the Word of God.  Grow as you grub.   

Weekly Passage: Call, Covenant, and Doubt of Abraham Read Genesis Chapters 12:1-9, 15:1-21, and 18:9-15 

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10 Stories to Know From Genesis Week 3 – Dinner Time Devotions

It is tough to find the time to spend in God’s Word.  Dinner Time Devotion is designed to get you and whoever you share meals with, reading, learning, thinking, and growing Scriptures.  

For just three meals a week with your family, your friends (great lunch activity at work), or just by yourself, dive into the Word of God.  Grow as you grub.   

Weekly Passage: The Flood Read Genesis Chapters 6:5-7:10, 8:15-22, and 9:12-15

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10 Stories to Know From Genesis Week 2 – Dinner Time Devotions

It is tough to find the time to spend in God’s Word.  Dinner Time Devotion is designed to get you and whoever you share meals with, reading, learning, thinking, and growing Scriptures.  

For just three meals a week with your family, your friends (great lunch activity at work), or just by yourself, dive into the Word of God.  Grow as you grub.   

Weekly Passage: The Fall and it’s Results Read Genesis Chapters 3 and 4-4:16

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10 Stories to Know From Genesis Week 1 – Dinner Time Devotions

It is tough to find the time to spend in God’s Word.  Dinner Time Devotion is designed to get you and whoever you share meals with, reading, learning, thinking, and growing in the Scriptures.  

For just three meals a week with your family, your friends (great lunch activity at work), or just by yourself, dive into the Word of God.  Grow as you grub.   

Weekly Passage: Creation Read Genesis Chapters 1 and 2 before Meal 1.

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