Dysfunctional

TODAY’S DAILY READING: Genesis 29-30 & Matthew 15
Old Testament: Genesis 29- Dysfunctional

2015/01/img_1333.jpgGenesis 29:26
“And Laban said, ‘It must not be done so in our country, to give the younger before the firstborn.’”

All families have some level of dysfunction, but Jacob’s household was a mess. What started with a surprise unveiling the morning after the wedding, grew into a family with two wives competing for the love of one husband. As time moved on, things got worse rather than better. Children were born into the family out of wedlock, and his… Read More

Genesis 30- Plotting And Scheming 

2015/01/img_1334.jpgGenesis 30:32
“Let me pass through all your flock today, removing from there all the speckled and spotted sheep, and all the brown ones among the lambs, and the spotted and speckled among the goats; and these shall be my wages.”

After faithfully serving Laban for twenty years, Jacob decided it was time to return to Canaan. As he prepared to depart, Jacob and Laban met together to discuss his future wages. They determined that all the speckled and spotted sheep would belong to Jacob … Read More

New Testament: Matthew 15- Ministry Principles

2015/01/img_1335.jpgMatthew 15:36
“And He took the seven loaves and the fish and gave thanks, broke them and gave them to His disciples; and the disciples gave to the multitude.”

It is against the law to give away what you do not own. If it does not belong to you, it is not yours to give. That is one of the most basic principles that; … Read More

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