Author Archives: SLG

Time and Space #19: Waiting in the Present

Was Joseph a good guy or a bad guy? Or some of both? I don’t like the fact that he married the daughter of a priest.  One wonders about his father-in-law’s spiritual requirements of him. He named his first son … Continue reading

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Time and Space #18: Staying in Sync with God

Try this picture. You run a medium sized business and are doing quite nicely.  You have a net worth on paper of $25 million and plenty of cash in the bank for any toys you want. Your product requires a … Continue reading

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Time and Space #17: Behind the Scenes

From our vantage point, we can see the grand design.  Joseph, dreams, Egypt, cougar, prison, cup bearer, Pharaoh, dream, prime minister, Jacob comes down, reconciliation. There are lots of time/space pieces here that keep the story from being a bunch … Continue reading

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Time and Space #16: Multiple Agendas

Joseph presumably just wanted to go home to Daddy (and tattle). Reuben wanted to rescue Joseph and send him back home (with a vow of silence). One or more of the brothers wanted to kill him. Some Midianites “happened” to … Continue reading

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Time and Space #15: Health

Sarah had a baby at 90 years old. Impressive. I have always imagined this great grandmotherly looking woman joyously caring for a baby.  Doesn’t seem overly hard for God to juice her endocrine system for a special purpose. But that … Continue reading

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Time and Space #14: Where was Faith?

Jacob and Esau were duking it out in the womb.  Rebekah fussed at God about the fact that her dream pregnancy was becoming a nightmare, and He just shrugged it off – this was millennia long international conflict in her womb. … Continue reading

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Time and Space #13: Now and Future

God brought Abram to Canaan to steward the land.  Instead, he enjoyed it. And his grasp of stewardship was so dismal that he illegally gave away half of the land to his nephew who had anti-stewardship software running all the … Continue reading

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