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Legacy

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 8 – Day 6)

READ Genesis 32:22-32 22The same night he arose and took his two wives, his two female servants, and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. 23He took them and sent them across the stream, and everything else that he had. 24And Jacob was left alone. And a man wrestled with him until the…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 8 – Day 5)

READ Genesis 35 1God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.” 2So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, “Put away the foreign gods that are among you and…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 8 – Day 4)

READ Genesis 33 1And Jacob lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two female servants. 2And he put the servants with their children in front, then Leah with her children, and Rachel and Joseph last…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 8 – Day 3)

In Times of Crisis As a healthcare provider, I frequently encounter individuals in times of medical crisis. Too often, the crisis is less medical but spiritual in origin. In times of political correctness, addressing these problems directly can be difficult. Most recently, the client was a twenty-something young girl with depression and anxiety. After a…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 8 – Day 2)

READ Genesis 32:22-32 22The same night he arose and took his two wives, his two female servants, and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. 23He took them and sent them across the stream, and everything else that he had. 24And Jacob was left alone. And a man wrestled with him until the…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 8 – Day 1)

READ Genesis 32:1-21 1Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him. 2And when Jacob saw them he said, “This is God’s camp!” So he called the name of that place Mahanaim. 3And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother in the land of Seir, the country of Edom, 4instructing them,…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 7 – Day 6)

READ Genesis 28:10-22 10Jacob left Beersheba and went toward Haran. 11And he came to a certain place and stayed there that night, because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head and lay down in that place to sleep. 12And he dreamed, and behold, there was…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 7 – Day 5)

READ Genesis 31:22-55 22When it was told Laban on the third day that Jacob had fled, 23he took his kinsmen with him and pursued him for seven days and followed close after him into the hill country of Gilead. 24But God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream by night and said to him, “Be…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 7 – Day 4)

READ Genesis 31:1-21 1Now Jacob heard that the sons of Laban were saying, “Jacob has taken all that was our father’s, and from what was our father’s he has gained all this wealth.” 2And Jacob saw that Laban did not regard him with favor as before. 3Then the Lord said to Jacob, “Return to the land…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 7 – Day 3)

The Fruit of a Small Seed I have an international student from University of Texas at Dallas who has been attending The Heights for about 7-8 months. The staff here at The Heights has invested in him and we have shared the plan of salvation many times. He is resistant to making a profession of…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 7 – Day 2)

READ Genesis 30:25-43 25As soon as Rachel had borne Joseph, Jacob said to Laban, “Send me away, that I may go to my own home and country. 26Give me my wives and my children for whom I have served you, that I may go, for you know the service that I have given you.” 27But Laban…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 7 – Day 1)

READ Genesis 28 1Then Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and directed him, “You must not take a wife from the Canaanite women. 2Arise, go to Paddan-aram to the house of Bethuel your mother’s father, and take as your wife from there one of the daughters of Laban your mother’s brother. 3God Almighty bless you and…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 6 – Day 6)

READ Genesis 25:24-26 24When her days to give birth were completed, behold, there were twins in her womb. 25The first came out red, all his body like a hairy cloak, so they called his name Esau. 26Afterward his brother came out with his hand holding Esau’s heel, so his name was called Jacob. Isaac was sixty…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 6 – Day 5)

READ Genesis 27:30-46 30As soon as Isaac had finished blessing Jacob, when Jacob had scarcely gone out from the presence of Isaac his father, Esau his brother came in from his hunting. 31He also prepared delicious food and brought it to his father. And he said to his father, “Let my father arise and eat of…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 6 – Day 4)

READ Genesis 27:1-29 1When Isaac was old and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, he called Esau his older son and said to him, “My son”; and he answered, “Here I am.” 2He said, “Behold, I am old; I do not know the day of my death. 3Now then, take your weapons,…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 6 – Day 3)

Praying Diligently Several years ago, I heard the statement that the greatest thing you may ever do for the Kingdom of God is the children you raise.  What a powerful statement.  I was raised with a Christian heritage and that is the legacy my parents and grandparents left in me.  I raised my children with…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 6 – Day 2)

READ Genesis 25:29-34 29Once when Jacob was cooking stew, Esau came in from the field, and he was exhausted. 30And Esau said to Jacob, “Let me eat some of that red stew, for I am exhausted!” (Therefore his name was called Edom.) 31Jacob said, “Sell me your birthright now.” 32Esau said, “I am about to die;…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 6 – Day 1)

READ Genesis 25:19-28 19These are the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham fathered Isaac, 20and Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the Aramean, to be his wife. 21And Isaac prayed to the Lord for his wife, because she was barren. And…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 5 – Day 6)

READ 2 Samuel 7:8-13 8Now, therefore, thus you shall say to my servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, that you should be prince over my people Israel. 9And I have been with you wherever you went and have cut off all your enemies…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 5 – Day 5)

READ Psalm 16 1 Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge. 2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” 3 As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight. 4 The sorrows of those…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 5 – Day 4)

READ 1 Samuel 18 1As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. 2And Saul took him that day and would not let him return to his father’s house. 3Then Jonathan made a covenant with David,…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 5 – Day 3)

Falling Into Place A few months ago my son asked me a question, “Daddy, who is taking care of us tomorrow?”  It was a simple enough question. Some days I watched the kids, some days my wife did and some days we had a nanny.  Underneath the question was the reality that somehow our lives…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 5 – Day 2)

READ Psalm 8 1 O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. 2 Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger. 3 When I look at your…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 5 – Day 1)

READ 1 Samuel 16 1The Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil, and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king among his sons.” 2And Samuel said,…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 4 – Day 6)

READ Ruth 4:13-17 13So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife. And he went in to her, and the Lord gave her conception, and she bore a son. 14Then the women said to Naomi, “Blessed be the Lord, who has not left you this day without a redeemer, and may his name be renowned…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 4 – Day 5)

READ Ruth 4 1Now Boaz had gone up to the gate and sat down there. And behold, the redeemer, of whom Boaz had spoken, came by. So Boaz said, “Turn aside, friend; sit down here.” And he turned aside and sat down. 2And he took ten men of the elders of the city and said,…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 4 – Day 4)

READ Ruth 3 1Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter, should I not seek rest for you, that it may be well with you? 2Is not Boaz our relative, with whose young women you were? See, he is winnowing barley tonight at the threshing floor. 3Wash therefore and anoint yourself, and put on…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 4 – Day 3)

Growing in His Love Together I have been praying that someday my husband and I would be one in the Lord. Having now been married 50 years, l have discovered the love of Christ through a desire to know Him more through Bible study, prayer and waking up every day with an attitude of gratitude….

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 4 – Day 2)

READ Ruth 2 1Now Naomi had a relative of her husband’s, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. 2And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor.” And she said…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 4 – Day 1)

READ Ruth 1 1In the days when the judges ruled there was a famine in the land, and a man of Bethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons. 2The name of the man was Elimelech and the name of his wife Naomi, and…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 3 – Day 6)

READ Genesis 50:15-21 15When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “It may be that Joseph will hate us and pay us back for all the evil that we did to him.” 16So they sent a message to Joseph, saying, “Your father gave this command before he died: 17‘Say to Joseph, “Please forgive…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 3 – Day 5)

READ Genesis 41:37-57 37This proposal pleased Pharaoh and all his servants. 38And Pharaoh said to his servants, “Can we find a man like this, in whom is the Spirit of God?” 39Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Since God has shown you all this, there is none so discerning and wise as you are. 40You shall be…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 3 – Day 4)

READ Genesis 41:1-36 1After two whole years, Pharaoh dreamed that he was standing by the Nile, 2and behold, there came up out of the Nile seven cows, attractive and plump, and they fed in the reed grass. 3And behold, seven other cows, ugly and thin, came up out of the Nile after them, and stood by…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 3 – Day 3)

“Slow to Anger, Quick to Forgive” As a teacher I am provided with one of the best platforms to share the gospel! I see little people, coworkers, and parents on a daily basis but this week God challenged me to take a risk outside myself. I am going to post the verse “slow to anger…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 3 – Day 2)

READ Genesis 39 1Now Joseph had been brought down to Egypt, and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, had bought him from the Ishmaelites who had brought him down there. 2The Lord was with Joseph, and he became a successful man, and he was in the house of his Egyptian…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 3 – Day 1)

READ Genesis 37 1Jacob lived in the land of his father’s sojournings, in the land of Canaan. 2These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was pasturing the flock with his brothers. He was a boy with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father’s wives. And Joseph brought a bad report of…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 2 – Day 6)

READ Genesis 29:31-35 31When the Lord saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren. 32And Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben, for she said, “Because the Lord has looked upon my affliction; for now my husband will love me.” 33She conceived again and bore a…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 2 – Day 5)

READ Genesis 30:14-24 14In the days of wheat harvest Reuben went and found mandrakes in the field and brought them to his mother Leah. Then Rachel said to Leah, “Please give me some of your son’s mandrakes.” 15But she said to her, “Is it a small matter that you have taken away my husband? Would you…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 2 – Day 4)

READ Genesis 30:1-13 1When Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, she envied her sister. She said to Jacob, “Give me children, or I shall die!” 2Jacob’s anger was kindled against Rachel, and he said, “Am I in the place of God, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?” 3Then she said,…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 2 – Day 3)

Persistence in Prayer is Never Wasted Sometimes I get discouraged in my prayer life because I’m anxious to see God answer prayers – especially related to my family and their spiritual needs.  God always seems to encourage me at just the right time when I feel like giving up.  The words He has brought to…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 2 – Day 2)

READ Genesis 29:21-35 21Then Jacob said to Laban, “Give me my wife that I may go in to her, for my time is completed.” 22So Laban gathered together all the people of the place and made a feast. 23But in the evening he took his daughter Leah and brought her to Jacob, and he went in…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 2 – Day 1)

READ Genesis 29:1-20 1Then Jacob went on his journey and came to the land of the people of the east. 2As he looked, he saw a well in the field, and behold, three flocks of sheep lying beside it, for out of that well the flocks were watered. The stone on the well’s mouth was large,…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 1 – Day 6)

READ Genesis 6:5-9 5The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. 6And the Lord regretted that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart. 7So the Lord said, “I will…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 1 – Day 5)

READ Genesis 9 1And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth. 2The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 1 – Day 4)

READ Genesis 8 1But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind blow over the earth, and the waters subsided. 2The fountains of the deep and the windows of the heavens were closed, the rain from the heavens was restrained,…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 1 – Day 3)

Standing Up for My Faith I have recently been blessed to make a change in my career.  I have been a Marketing Director in commercial real estate for nine years.  I was formerly at one of the largest global firms and have recently made a change to a much smaller, local firm.  One of the…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 1 – Day 2)

READ Genesis 7 1Then the Lord said to Noah, “Go into the ark, you and all your household, for I have seen that you are righteous before me in this generation. 2Take with you seven pairs of all clean animals, the male and his mate, and a pair of the animals that are not clean,…

INFUSE: Legacy (Week 1 – Day 1)

READ Genesis 6 1When man began to multiply on the face of the land and daughters were born to them, 2the sons of God saw that the daughters of man were attractive. And they took as their wives any they chose. 3Then the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not abide in man forever, for he…