Genesis 1: God made a new world in 6 days. On the 7th, his work being finished, he sat down–showing us that we may rest in Him, the author and finisher of faith.
Genesis 3: God seeks the fallen Adam and Eve, provides atonement and promises a new deliverance in the face of a new curse (v. 15).
Genesis 8: God provides a rainbow after the flood — we usually see destruction. God saw another chance. So it is with all his “judgements.”
Genesis 12-26: God leads Abraham to a new land. God renews his covenant with Abraham several times, because God is one who provides renewal and strength to the doubting and weak (Heb. 6:14-20).
Genesis 30-50: God does a new thing by blessing the younger and those of faith, instead of the traditional older brother and/or “entitled.”
Exodus 1-4: God gave a new commission to an old, self-doubting…
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