For the people who follow Judaism, Genesis 17 I would imagine is very important. In this new chapter a lot happens. God decides to rename a few people, probably to keep things consistent further on in the book. Abram and Sarai get a great new makeover and emerge as Abraham and Sarah. This happened while [...]
We’re back and we get more Abram goodness. Genesis 14 opens with a war (always a page turner). Amraphel, King of Shinar; Arioch, King of Ellasar; Chedolaomer, King of Elam; and TIDAL KING OF NATIONS!! (Sorry about the capslock issue there, I think a name like that just deserves them). Anyway, it’s all a bit [...]
11:7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech.
For such a long book, I am often surprised to see that the things I learned as a child – and I thought these were the really important stories – are often really really short. I [...]