Psalm 33: 6-12….God is not a distant land-owner.

By the word of the LORD the heavens were made,and by the breath of his mouth all their host.He gathers the waters of the sea as a heap;he puts the deeps in storehouses.Let all the earth fear the LORD;let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him!For he spoke, and it cameContinue reading “Psalm 33: 6-12….God is not a distant land-owner.”

Genesis 2: 18-23…..Names galore ending in woman!

Then the LORD God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” Now out of the ground the LORD God had formed every beast of the field and every bird of the heavens and brought them to the man to see what heContinue reading “Genesis 2: 18-23…..Names galore ending in woman!”

Genesis 2: 5-9…..The story repeated.

When no bush of the field was yet in the land and no small plant of the field had yet sprung up—for the LORD God had not caused it to rain on the land, and there was no man to work the ground, and a mist was going up from the land and was wateringContinue reading “Genesis 2: 5-9…..The story repeated.”

Psalm 8 1-9….Look all around you!

O LORD, our Lord,how majestic is your name in all the earth!You have set your glory above the heavens.Out of the mouth of babies and infants,you have established strength because of your foes,to still the enemy and the avenger.When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers,the moon and the stars, which youContinue reading “Psalm 8 1-9….Look all around you!”

Malachi 1: 11-14…An honest assessment.

For from the rising of the sun to its setting my name will be great among the nations, and in every place incense will be offered to my name, and a pure offering. For my name will be great among the nations, says the LORD of hosts. But you profane it when you say thatContinue reading “Malachi 1: 11-14…An honest assessment.”

Hebrews 3: 1-6….Increase your understanding.

Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God’s house. For Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses—as much more glory as the builderContinue reading “Hebrews 3: 1-6….Increase your understanding.”

Proverbs 30: 1-6….I’m weary.

1. The words of Agur son of Jakeh. The oracle.The man declares, I am weary, O God;I am weary, O God, and worn out.2. Surely I am too stupid to be a man.I have not the understanding of a man.3. I have not learned wisdom,nor have I knowledge of the Holy One.4. Who has ascendedContinue reading “Proverbs 30: 1-6….I’m weary.”

Luke 8: 22-25 Is this believable?

One day he got into a boat with his disciples, and he said to them, “Let us go across to the other side of the lake.” So they set out, and as they sailed he fell asleep. And a windstorm came down on the lake, and they were filling with water and were in danger.Continue reading “Luke 8: 22-25 Is this believable?”

Proverbs 8: 22-36 Created with Wisdom

The LORD possessed me at the beginning of his work,the first of his acts of old.Ages ago I was set up,at the first, before the beginning of the earth.When there were no depths I was brought forth,when there were no springs abounding with water.Before the mountains had been shaped,before the hills, I was brought forth,beforeContinue reading “Proverbs 8: 22-36 Created with Wisdom”