1. Question: If God anticipates … read more

  2. How do you respond to Genesis 3:15?

    The Lord promises that he will “put enmity between you [the serpent] and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will strike your head, and you will strike his heel.”

    This is commonly considered the first messianic prophecy … read more

  3. How do you respond to Genesis 16:12?

    The Lord describes Ishmael as “…a wild ass of a man, with his hand against everyone, and everyone’s hand against him.”

    According to most Old Testament scholars the Lord is describing Ishmael’s descendants as much as he is describing Ishmael … read more

  4. How do you respond to Genesis 25:23?

    The Lord told Rebekah, “Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples born of you shall be divided; the one shall be stronger than the other, the elder shall serve the younger.” (cf. Rom. 9:12–16)

    Old Testament scholars agree … read more

  5. How do you respond to Genesis 49:10?

    “The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet, until he to whom it belongs shall come and the obedience of the nations be his.”

    In Exodus 32:10-14 God threatens to destroy the Israelites … read more