Building Towers

By Ashley Synowicki In this week’s lesson, which was also our final lesson of the study, we learned about the tower of Babel. Though this is a familiar story, a lot can be gleaned from this well-known tale. We start out in Genesis 11:3-4 where the people of Babel say: "Come, let us make bricks, …

What If?

By Mary Wenzl Genesis 6:9-8:19 was the subject of this week’s lesson. It covers the time period of “The Flood.” This is a well-known bible story that captured my attention as a child. It has been the subject of several Hollywood movies. These memories were with me as I studied this week’s bible passages, but …

Consider Enoch

Our world today has many ways of dividing people: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual preference, age, nationality, language, religion. The list could go on and on. We’re big on labeling and separating. God’s view is simpler. He puts mankind in only two categories: those who choose to walk with Him and those who don’t. Genesis 4:17-6:8 …

Paradise Lost

By Mary Wenzl When I was fairly young, 6 or 7 years old, I remember being fascinated by a large family bible we had in our home. I still have that bible today. It initially belonged to my great grandfather and was published in 1882. The book is large, leather bound, 5-6 inches thick and …

Creator God

We’ve spent the last couple of weeks dwelling on the awe-inspiring nature of our Creator God. The sheer power of a Being who can take nothing and create something is mind boggling enough, but when we look at the intricate nature of that creation, its patterns and variety, we’re left speechless in wonder. Even in …

In the Beginning

By Jessica McKillip We just spent our week studying one verse! Genesis 1:1 is a familiar verse to many of us. So familiar, in fact, it’s easy to skim right past it when we start our new Bible reading plan on January 1. However, I’ve found in my own life, the more familiar I am with …