Not for Lack

When you look at the relationship between Leah and Rachel, on the surface you may feel bad for Leah because you read of Jacob’s great love for Rachel. Read Genesis 29. Rachel was younger, “had a lovely figure and was beautiful,” while Leah “had weak eyes” (v. 17 NIV). Plainly put, “Jacob was in love … Continue reading Not for Lack

Children’s Ministry Lesson: Abraham Abundance and Blessing

Getting Started: Discussion of Count the Stars Simile First tell children about some similes – brave as a lion, crazy like a fox, slow as molasses. Visual illustration: molasses poured out slowly.Genesis 15 says “look up at the sky and count the stars… so shall your offspring be.” – As many people as stars.Can you … Continue reading Children’s Ministry Lesson: Abraham Abundance and Blessing

Distrust

Abraham believed Abimelech was not to be trusted so he lied and said Sarah was his sister instead of his wife. God saved Abimelech from getting himself into trouble; however, and Abimelech ended up giving Abraham land, money, and livestock. Then Abraham prayed for Abimelech and the people were healed from infertility that had occurred … Continue reading Distrust