Posts By: Bradley Mooney

Rachel and Leah

Daily Reading – Genesis  29 In chapter 28 we saw Jacob’s conversion. God met with Jacob in his moment of despair and offered him hope through the promises of the Abrahamic Covenant. In Galatians, Paul explains that the promises contained in the covenant were the very promises of the Gospel. Galatians 3:8  Scripture foresaw that… Read more »

Jacob’s Ladder

Daily Reading – Genesis 28 “Two nations are in your womb,     and two peoples from within you shall be divided; the one shall be stronger than the other,     the older shall serve the younger.” Genesis 25:23 “The days of mourning for my father are approaching; then I will kill my brother Jacob.” -Esau, Genesis 27:41 God promised… Read more »

Jacob and Esau

Daily Reading – Genesis 25:19-34 & Genesis 27 The role reversal that takes place between Jacob and Esau would have been shocking in the patriarchal society where they grew up. However, despite Jacob’s deception, we learn that it was God’s unconditional election that chose Jacob to be the one through whom the promises made to… Read more »

Jesus & The Israel of God

This image will take you to an academic resource that walks through popular positions regarding the relationship of Israel and the Church. The purpose of the paper is to encourage readers to view Christ as the key to unlocking the mysteries of the Bible and see him as the one through whom the Church and… Read more »

Coming Home

Daily Reading – Genesis 23 In Chapter 22 we learn the child of promise must go up on Mt. Moriah and be sacrificed on the altar. God praises Abraham’s faithfulness for his willingness to offer up his son and then He reiterates the promises he made to him and his “seed”. Genesis 22:15-18 15 “And the… Read more »

The Sacrifice of Isaac

Daily Reading – Genesis 22 “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.” Almost everything in pagan religion and philosophy is a twisted, perverted, and misapplied version of… Read more »

He is a Prophet

Daily Reading Genesis 20 & Genesis 12:10-20 Corrie Ten Boom’s book The Hiding Place is an incredible account of a Christian family sacrificing everything to help Jews in Holland during WWII. During the war, members of Corrie’s family wresteld with the ethical dilemma about whether there was ever an appropriate time to lie. As the ringleader of the underground,… Read more »

Circumcision and the Cross

Daily Reading – Genesis 17:7-27 Genesis 17:7-14 And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your offspring after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your offspring after you. And I will give to you and to your offspring after you the land of your sojournings, all the… Read more »

The Promised Land

Daily Reading – Genesis 17:8 In verse 7, God promises to be God to Abraham and his descendents forever. And then he promises Abraham and his “seed” the land of Canaan. There are two important factors inolved in this promise. The first question to consider is, “What exactly was promised?” and the second is, “To… Read more »