• Rachel’s Last Son Devotional

    Genesis 35:16–21

    God in His providence brings the greatest good out of the darkest time. Benjamin provided tangible evidence to Jacob of the Lord’s unwavering commitment to make him a great nation (Gen. 35:11). We should be looking for and trusting in the Lord’s mercy the strongest when times are their darkest and hope seems most distant. Do you seek out and help others look for our Father’s grace even in tragedy? View Resource

  • Laban’s Futile Search Devotional

    Genesis 31:33-35

    Duress makes false gods enticing. Those in dire financial straits may look to the lottery or corrupt politicians to save them. Men or women under pressure at work or at home may seek refuge in drugs, alcohol, or pornography. The terminally ill may follow those who promise healing while teaching a false gospel. Make sure you are surrounded by caring Christians who will help see you through difficulties and caution you against chasing after idols. View Resource

  • Rachel and Leah Answer Devotional

    Genesis 31:4-16

    Matthew Henry comments, “Husbands who love their wives will communicate their purposes and intentions to them. Where there is a mutual affection there will be a mutual confidence.” Dr. R.C. Sproul also says in his series The Intimate Marriage, that husbands should make decisions cooperatively with their wives as often as possible. Only when spouses face a number of godly options upon which they cannot agree should the husband ask his wife to submit to his will View Resource

  • Sons for Rachel Devotional

    Genesis 30:1–13

    John Calvin writes, “Moses, by exhibiting this evil in Rachel, would teach us that it is inherent in all: in order that each of us, tearing it up by the roots, may vigilantly purify himself from it.” Thankfully, the Lord can use sin to advance His purposes, but the elect never take this for granted. Consider how God has used an improper motivation on your part to advance His kingdom and thank Him for His grace. Then, repent over your sin if you have not yet done so. View Resource

  • Jacob and Rachel Devotional

    Genesis 29:1–12

    Often we are unaware of how the Lord is working in our lives to produce good for His kingdom. In his commentary on today’s passage, John Calvin gives helpful counsel: “Whenever we may wander in uncertainty through intricate windings, we must contemplate with eyes of faith, the secret providence of God which governs us and our affairs and leads us to unexpected results.” Our Father is ordering our lives to glorify Him even if we cannot always see it. View Resource