Understanding Dynamics of Life—Exception and Exemption

In the continuing series on Law of Exemption and Exception, we look at the changing dynamics Isaac had to face, and adapt to, to succeed. Text: Genesis 26:6-17 Lessons of life 1. You can’t step into the same river twice. By the time you step in again the dynamics have changed; the ”waters” you stepped into […]

Law of Exemption—Stopping Recurring Negativity

In the continuing series on Law of Exemption and Exception, we look at some recurring challenges that plagued Abraham and his descendants. Text: Genesis 26:6-11 So Isaac stayed in Gerar. When the men of that place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” because he was afraid to say, “She is my wife.” […]

Law of Exemption—Separation

In the continuing series on Law of Exemption and Exception, we look at the exceptional life of Abram. Text: Genesis 13-15 Lessons of Life 1. Abram lived a life of obedience to God 2. He was physically and mentally separated from his people, who were idolatrous. 3. He rejected the gifts of the King of […]

Apoki’s Law of Grace and Results—Exemption and Exception

In the previous post on Law and Exemption, we’ve been considering Isaac’s prosperity in strange lands and in difficult periods. We continue on that with the Law of Grace and Results. Text: Genesis 26:12-13 Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the Lord blessed him. The man became rich, and his wealth […]

Law of Exception and Exemption—Isaac in Gerar

In the first post on law of exception and exemption we saw some people who were exempted from some certain kingdom laws either because of their determination to survive, doggedness of character, or grace. In this post we’ll be looking at certain periods in Isaac’s life. Isaac in the land of Gerar is like the […]

Law of Exception and Exemption

Text: Ruth 3 Warning: This series of posts is only for mature, bone-cracking, Kingdom citizens. The Chapter of Ruth, above, relates the encounter between Ruth and Boaz at the Threshing Floor. T. R. Noble does a beautiful summary of the Book of Ruth in Love Story of Devotion and Redemption. Lessons 1. For every kingdom […]

The Transactional Mindset

Text: Genesis 26:12-14  Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the Lord blessed him. The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy. He had so many flocks and herds and servants that the Philistines envied him. When God blessed Isaac with grains, if he started giving them […]