Psalm 38: 1-8….A revolting infestation!

O LORD, rebuke me not in your anger,nor discipline me in your wrath!For your arrows have sunk into me,and your hand has come down on me.There is no soundness in my fleshbecause of your indignation;there is no health in my bonesbecause of my sin.For my iniquities have gone over my head;like a heavy burden, theyContinue reading “Psalm 38: 1-8….A revolting infestation!”

Genesis 12: 7-13….. Abram into the promised land.

Then the LORD appeared to Abram and said, “To your offspring I will give this land.” So he built there an altar to the LORD, who had appeared to him. From there he moved to the hill country on the east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai onContinue reading “Genesis 12: 7-13….. Abram into the promised land.”

Genesis 12: 1-6…..A Command and a Promise.

Now the LORD said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless thoseContinue reading “Genesis 12: 1-6…..A Command and a Promise.”

Genesis 11: 27-32…..Some family history of Abraham.

Now these are the generations of Terah. Terah fathered Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran fathered Lot. Haran died in the presence of his father Terah in the land of his kindred, in Ur of the Chaldeans. And Abram and Nahor took wives. The name of Abram’s wife was Sarai, and the name of Nahor’sContinue reading “Genesis 11: 27-32…..Some family history of Abraham.”

Genesis 11: 10-26…..Shem leads to Semitic.

These are the generations of Shem. When Shem was 100 years old, he fathered Arpachshad two years after the flood. And Shem lived after he fathered Arpachshad 500 years and had other sons and daughters.When Arpachshad had lived 35 years, he fathered Shelah. ……….When Nahor had lived 29 years, he fathered Terah. And Nahor livedContinue reading “Genesis 11: 10-26…..Shem leads to Semitic.”

Genesis 11: 1-9…..The world’s tallest building

Now the whole earth had one language and the same words. And as people migrated from the east, they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. And they said to one another, “Come, let us make bricks, and burn them thoroughly.” And they had brick for stone, and bitumen for mortar.Continue reading “Genesis 11: 1-9…..The world’s tallest building”

Genesis 9: 26 – ch10 v32……Names galore!

He also said,“Blessed be the LORD, the God of Shem;and let Canaan be his servant.May God enlarge Japheth,and let him dwell in the tents of Shem,and let Canaan be his servant.”After the flood Noah lived 350 years. All the days of Noah were 950 years, and he died.These are the generations of the sons ofContinue reading “Genesis 9: 26 – ch10 v32……Names galore!”

Genesis 9: 18-25…..Man’s weakness

The sons of Noah who went forth from the ark were Shem, Ham, and Japheth. (Ham was the father of Canaan.) These three were the sons of Noah, and from these the people of the whole earth were dispersed.Noah began to be a man of the soil, and he planted a vineyard. He drank ofContinue reading “Genesis 9: 18-25…..Man’s weakness”

Genesis 9: 7-17….. A God instituted agreement.

And you, be fruitful and multiply, increase greatly on the earth and multiply in it.”Then God said to Noah and to his sons with him, “Behold, I establish my covenant with you and your offspring after you, and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the livestock, and every beast of theContinue reading “Genesis 9: 7-17….. A God instituted agreement.”

Acts 7: 54-60…..A supporter dead – an enemy established.

Now when they heard these things they were enraged, and they ground their teeth at him. But he, full of the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. And he said, “Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of ManContinue reading “Acts 7: 54-60…..A supporter dead – an enemy established.”