January 30th: Genesis 29 and John 15:18-27
The Family of Abraham: Part 26—Edom
Today, I discuss Genesis 36 and Edom as Israel’s twin.
Transcript for The Family of Abraham: Part 6—Hagar and a New Fall
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The Family of Abraham: Part 16—Isaac in the Land of the Philistines
Today, I discuss Genesis 26, in which Isaac consolidates the legacy of his father, Abraham.
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Is the Samaritan Woman Like Hagar and Other Such Questions
The story of Hagar found in Genesis 16 reminds me of the Samaritan woman in John 4. Both accounts involve a woman who is (in some sense) cast out from the Abrahamic community. She is met by God in visible form at a spring/well, and responds by praising his seeing/knowledge about her life. Has anyone else commented on this parallel before, or is it a bit too “fanciful” to be helpful?
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