Son of the Cup

March 29, 2020

ABRAHAM’S DISTRESS at being childless was caused by his concept of the afterlife. In the Amorite culture that dominated his world, it was believed that one’s quality of life after death depended on your descendants performing a monthly ritual to provide your food and drink.

The War of Nine Kings

March 22, 2020

A WAR fought near the Dead Sea nearly 4,000 years ago is the focus of this week’s study.

The land that I will show you

March 1, 2020

GOD BEGINS a new phase of His plan to redeem humanity in this week’s study, as Abram is called from his homeland to journey south into Canaan.

The 70 Sons of God

February 23, 2020

BEFORE WE pick up the story of Abraham, some context: When God divided the nations after the Tower of Babel incident, He placed them under the supervision of “sons of God,” angelic beings who were charged with carrying out His will while supervising His creation.

The sin of the Amorites was the sin of Babylon

May 21, 2017

What did God mean when he told Abraham his descendants would return from Egypt in the fourth generation because “the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet complete”? Moses made it clear to readers in his day. But because we don’t know history, we miss the point.

Honoring the old goat demons

June 7, 2016

Dignitaries from all across Europe attended a bizarre ceremony for the opening of a new tunnel in the Swiss Alps

Avi Lipkin – Iran vs. ISIS

May 6, 2016

Avi Lipkin analyzes the situation in Syria and Iraq, and explains how it may result in the fulfillment of the land promise made by God to Abraham.

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