Genesis 17: 15-21….Ishmael v Isaac!

And God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name. I will bless her, and moreover, I will give you a son by her. I will bless her, and she shall become nations; kings of peoples shall come from her.” Then AbrahamContinue reading “Genesis 17: 15-21….Ishmael v Isaac!”

Acts 12: 6-11…..An escape just in time.

Now when Herod was about to bring him out, on that very night, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and sentries before the door were guarding the prison. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood next to him, and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on theContinue reading “Acts 12: 6-11…..An escape just in time.”

Genesis 15: 12-16….Before your people get the Promised land.

As the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram. And behold, dreadful and great darkness fell upon him. Then the LORD said to Abram, “Know for certain that your offspring will be sojourners in a land that is not theirs and will be servants there, and they will be afflicted for fourContinue reading “Genesis 15: 12-16….Before your people get the Promised land.”

Genesis 15: 7-12…..Unusual!

And he said to him, “I am the LORD who brought you out from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.” But he said, “O Lord GOD, how am I to know that I shall possess it?” He said to him, “Bring me a heifer three years old, a female goatContinue reading “Genesis 15: 7-12…..Unusual!”

Acts 10: 44-48…..God acts.

While Peter was still saying these things, the Holy Spirit fell on all who heard the word. And the believers from among the circumcised who had come with Peter were amazed, because the gift of the Holy Spirit was poured out even on the Gentiles. For they were hearing them speaking in tongues and extollingContinue reading “Acts 10: 44-48…..God acts.”

Acts 9: 32-43…. Peter’s healing ministry.

Now as Peter went here and there among them all, he came down also to the saints who lived at Lydda. There he found a man named Aeneas, bedridden for eight years, who was paralyzed. And Peter said to him, “Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you; rise and make your bed.” And immediately he rose. AndContinue reading “Acts 9: 32-43…. Peter’s healing ministry.”

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 8: 1-5….A brief summary of a 5 month drenching!

But 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. The fountains of the deep and the windows of the heavens were closed, the rain from the heavens was restrained, and the watersContinue reading “Genesis 8: 1-5….A brief summary of a 5 month drenching!”

Genesis 7: 11-16…..The promised came.

In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the fountains of the great deep burst forth, and the windows of the heavens were opened. And rain fell upon the earth forty days and forty nights. On the very same dayContinue reading “Genesis 7: 11-16…..The promised came.”

Genesis 7: 1-10…..God speaks, Noah obeys.

Then 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. Take with you seven pairs of all clean animals, the male and his mate, and a pair of the animals that are not clean, the male andContinue reading “Genesis 7: 1-10…..God speaks, Noah obeys.”