Tag Archives: Abram and Lot

Waves of Grain

  Land is an interesting thing. It’s a blessing, a gift, something that we are tied to. We dwell in it and we work it. Through the land we both are blessed and experience difficulties. In Genesis 13, Lot chose … more »

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Walking the Length and Breadth of the Land

  Two chapters after God forcibly scattered mankind from their congregation around the Tower of Babel, Abram and his kinsmen, Lot, choose not to remain together and to separate from one another. Their parting is amicable; Abram tells Lot, “Please let there … more »

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Missio on Gen. 13: Compromise & Separation

In Genesis 13, I am struck by the nature of conflict and separation.  There is conflict in the land, which itself cannot support both Abram and Lot.  There is strife, then, amongst their herdsmen.  But Abram sees that he and … more »

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Missio on Gen. 13: The Nomad and The City Boy

“Now Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver, and in gold. And he journeyed on from the Negev as far as Bethel to the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Bethel and Ai…” (Genesis 13:2-3). … more »

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Missio on Gen. 13: Brown and Barren

He was already old, carrying the promise, his staff, some wealth – that was true – and what? A dream? What was it the LORD had said? “Go? Leave? And I will bless you?” Was that it? It had seemed … more »

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