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Gilbert House Fellowship #263: Genesis 23-25

WE REACH the end of Abraham’s time on earth this week. We discuss the death of Sarah, Abraham’s purchase of the cave of Machpelah, the marriage of Isaac, the birth of Esau and Jacob, and the short-sightedness of Esau in selling off his birthright for a bowl of beans.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #262: Genesis 19:30-22:24

HE SURVIVED the destruction of Sodom, but Lot didn’t seem very happy about it.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #261: Genesis 18, 19:1-29

Map showing the locations of Sodom, Bethel, where Lot parted from Abraham, and the Oaks of Mamre (click image to enlarge)

THE DESTRUCTION of Sodom and Gomorrah was not about alternative lifestyles—and yes, it really happened.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #257: Genesis 14

Map of the War of the Nine Kings (click to enlarge)

A WAR fought near the Dead Sea nearly 4,000 years ago is the focus of this week’s study.

After Abram arrived in Canaan and settled near Hebron, his nephew Lot was captured by an army from Mesopotamia that had come to put down a rebellion by the king of Sodom and his allies. We discuss the meanings of the names of the rebel kings, the possible identities of the kings of the east, and the significance of the Rephaim tribes defeated by the kings of Mesopotamia.

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