Tag Archives: Hagar

Genesis 21

This is a pretty interesting chapter! The Philistines appear here. It’s perhaps strange to think that they existed before Israel when we’re used to thinking of them as if their sole purpose in life was to frustrate the Israelites and own a giant. But no, they were around much longer than that!

Also, Sarah has a baby. Abraham was 100 so this was quite an achievement! Certainly the provision of God. There’s no doubt that our God is a God of miracles! :) There’s a feast and all is going well. Continue reading

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Genesis 16

Sorry I haven’t posted in a while, I’ve just been lazy :/ Terrible, I know. But here we go, Genesis 16

The story of how Abram bore a son by his wife’s slave.

Sarai his wife took her Egyptian slave Hagar and gave her to her husband to be his wife. 4 He slept with Hagar, and she conceived. Continue reading