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The Secret-Revealer

Genesis 41 gives an account of Joseph’s restoration from the pit to a place of honor at Pharaoh’s right hand. He’s called for the purpose of interpreting Pharaoh’s dreams of the seven plump and seven famished cows, for Pharaoh learns … 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 Genesis 1: Charlotte Mason on Educating Children of God

I wonder how education would look if we approached it with a mindset influenced by Genesis 1:26-31. Would we teach a child differently if we viewed him or her as a ruler of creation, created in the image of the … more »

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Missio on Genesis 1: To Flourish, Or Merely Survive — That is the Question for Dual Income Families

Too many modern families run ragged, leaving everyone exhausted and unable to flourish for God’s glory.  I’ve seen and experienced – both as a pastor, as well as a husband and father – the struggle to translate the concept of … more »

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Missio on Genesis 1: How Reading is Fundamental to Fulfilling the Cultural Mandate Today

To dwell in theory and abstraction serves as one of Christianity’s most tempting and crippling sins. Thinking is easy; working is hard. As the insightful Don Chaffer sings, we are far too often “long on diagnosis and short on cure.” … more »

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Feeding a City

Genesis begins with the triune God making mankind in His image, bearing his likeness. Following this act, the new creation is immediately entrusted with dominion over every living, crawling thing. Man is to be fruitful, to subdue the earth and … more »

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