Genesis 11 Observations
Genesis 11:6 Concerning the Tower of Babel, YAH said these words, “…which they have imagined to do.” I once looked up all the references to imagination/imagined in the Bible. I was shocked to discover that only one time out of seventeen instances are these words associated with that which is acceptable in the eyes of YAHUAH. This surprised me because I had heard sermons preached that promoted and encouraged using our imagination. I think the buzz phrase now is to “manifest your destiny” or something like that. Scripture does not support this practice. Scripture does support meditating upon Scripture. Here is how this is stated in Joshua 1:8:
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
Genesis 12 Observations
Genesis 12:1 Who is YAHUAH? He is a separator. He called Abraham (Abram at the time) to separate from the idolatry of his homeland. Separation comes from the blessings of YAHUAH.
In addition, a promise comes before a covenant. A pledge comes before a covenant. Belief comes before receiving covenant. Actions indicate the level of our belief.
I invite you to comment below with additional observations.
Also, please, please comment below if you see ANYTHING that is contrary to Scripture that I have presented in these Scripture Observations. I want Truth and when I see that I have made a mistake, I want to correct that. No chips on my shoulders here.
I also ask one thing, though. Please, please present your thoughts in the context of two or three Scripture references, not just one (see Deuteronomy 17:6; Matthew 18:16; 2 Corinthians 13:1). One verse (especially one verse out of context) will not be received as evidence. I am just not one to interpret Scripture or accept other’s interpretation of Scripture apart from the written Word of YAH found in the whole counsel of His written Word.
I try my best to limit the use of the precursor words of “I think” or “I believe” without Scripture to back up my “I thinks” and “I believes.” Not only on this site, but be on the lookout anywhere else for excessive “I think” and “I believe” statements presented as Truth, with no Scriptural evidence to back up the statements.
The written Word of YAHUAH is the standard, the vanguard against deception which as you know is quite rampant these days.