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.”

Genesis 3: 1-6….Is Satan a ventriloquist?

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the LORD God had made.He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in theContinue reading “Genesis 3: 1-6….Is Satan a ventriloquist?”

Genesis 2:24….Who wrote this?

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed. Comment: Generally Moses is claimed to be the author of the first five books of the Bible. But that mustContinue reading “Genesis 2:24….Who wrote this?”

Philemon 19-25: But Paul argues like a man!

I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it—to say nothing of your owing me even your own self. Yes, brother, I want some benefit from you in the Lord. Refresh my heart in Christ.Confident of your obedience, I write to you, knowing that you will do even more than I say.Continue reading “Philemon 19-25: But Paul argues like a man!”

Colossians 4: 12-18….Closing remarks.

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God. For I bear him witness that he has worked hard for you and for those in Laodicea and in Hierapolis.Continue reading “Colossians 4: 12-18….Closing remarks.”

Mark 13: 10-13…..Divided Families.

And the gospel must first be proclaimed to all nations. And when they bring you to trial and deliver you over, do not be anxious beforehand what you are to say, but say whatever is given you in that hour, for it is not you who speak, but the Holy Spirit. And brother will deliverContinue reading “Mark 13: 10-13…..Divided Families.”

Mark 10: 10-16…..Family matters continued.

And in the house the disciples asked him again about this matter. And he said to them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her, and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.” And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciplesContinue reading “Mark 10: 10-16…..Family matters continued.”

Mark 10: 1-9…….Is marriage meant to be for life?

And he left there and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan, and crowds gathered to him again. And again, as was his custom, he taught them.And Pharisees came up and in order to test him asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” He answered them, “What didContinue reading “Mark 10: 1-9…….Is marriage meant to be for life?”

Mark 3: 31-35…..Jesus’ Family.

And his mother and his brothers came, and standing outside they sent to him and called him. And a crowd was sitting around him, and they said to him, “Your mother and your brothers are outside, seeking you.” And he answered them, “Who are my mother and my brothers?” And looking about at those whoContinue reading “Mark 3: 31-35…..Jesus’ Family.”

1 Samuel 25: 39-44….What time span does this cover?

When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, “Blessed be the LORD who has avenged the insult I received at the hand of Nabal, and has kept back his servant from wrongdoing. The LORD has returned the evil of Nabal on his own head.” Then David sent and spoke to Abigail, to take herContinue reading “1 Samuel 25: 39-44….What time span does this cover?”