Category: The Patriarchs

Surprising God

The standard view of the Christian God is that he is all-knowing or¬†omniscient. The Westminster Confession of Faith, the standard-bearer of orthodox belief among those in the Reformed community, says of God that he has completely sovereign dominion over all things and does with,… Continue Reading “Surprising God”

Now I Have Seen Your Offspring!

There is a moving scene that appears toward the end of the book of Genesis involving the ageing and ailing patriarch Jacob, his long-lost son Joseph, and Joseph’s two children. Joseph is told that his father is ill and so he takes Manasseh and… Continue Reading “Now I Have Seen Your Offspring!”