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The Altars in Genesis (4) – The First Altar Built by Abraham: An Anti-Testimony

The Altars in Genesis (4) – The First Altar Built by Abraham: An Anti-Testimony

In a previous post we considered the altar that Noah built to Jehovah (link to post). We saw that Noah was a man who cared for God, but his descendants did not. Noah’s great-grandson, Nimrod, established the great city and

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The Altars in Genesis (2) — The Prerequisite to Building an Altar: God’s Appearing

The Altars in Genesis (2) — The Prerequisite to Building an Altar: God’s Appearing

In the previous post of this series, we saw that Noah, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob built altars in order to consecrate themselves to God; that is, to give themselves and all that they had to Him. Since we too may

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The Faith that Justifies

The Faith that Justifies

In Romans 3, Paul discusses justification by faith, and in chapter 4 he presents Abraham as an example of one having such faith. Paul’s presentation concerning Abraham’s faith in Romans 4 is based on Genesis 15:6, which says, “He believed

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The Good Land as a Type of the All-Inclusive Christ

The Good Land as a Type of the All-Inclusive Christ

Genesis 12:1 and 7 say, “Now Jehovah said to Abram, Go from your land and from your relatives and from your father’s house to the land that I will show you…And Jehovah appeared to Abram and said, To your seed