Tag: Genesis

  • Readings: Trinity 21

    God Declares Us Righteous Unsheathing His Word Against All Evil “‘Let there be light,’ and there was light” (Gen. 1:1—2:3). The Father speaks, and it is so. His Word accomplishes […]

  • Readings: Proper 25C

    Old Testament: Genesis 4:1-15 1 Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have gotten a man with the help of the Lord.” 2 […]

  • Readings: Trinity 19

    Jesus’ Incarnation Secures for Us Life, Forgiveness, and Healing The Lord does not require us to ascend to Him; in mercy He descends to us (Gen. 28:10–17). The ladder in […]

  • Readings: Proper 24C

    Faith Clings to the Word and Promises of God and Perseveres in Prayer “Left alone,” Jacob wrestled through the night with the Lord, “until the breaking of the day” (Gen. […]

  • Readings: Proper 22B

    Old Testament: Genesis 2:18-25 18 Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” 19 […]

  • Readings: Proper 19A

    Old Testament: Genesis 50:15-21 15 When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “It may be that Joseph will hate us and pay us back for all […]

  • Readings: Trinity 11

    The Lord Lifts Up the Lowly “And the Lord had regard for Abel and his offering, but for Cain and his offering he had no regard” (Gen. 4:1–15). For unlike […]

  • Readings: Proper 14C

    Old Testament: Genesis 15:1-6 1 After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Fear not, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be […]

  • Readings: Proper 12C

    Old Testament: Genesis 18:20-33 20 Then the LORD said, “Because the outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is great and their sin is very grave, 21 I will go down to […]

  • Readings: Proper 12B

    Old Testament: Genesis 9:8-17 8 Then God said to Noah and to his sons with him, 9 “Behold, I establish my covenant with you and your offspring after you, 10 […]