Genesis 3: 20-24….Living under different circumstances.

The man called his wife’s name Eve, because she was the mother of all living. And the LORD God made for Adam and for his wife garments of skins and clothed them.Then the LORD God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, lest he reach outContinue reading “Genesis 3: 20-24….Living under different circumstances.”

Genesis 3: 17-19….And as for Adam….

And to Adam he said,“Because you have listened to the voice of your wifeand have eaten of the treeof which I commanded you,‘You shall not eat of it,’cursed is the ground because of you;in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you;and youContinue reading “Genesis 3: 17-19….And as for Adam….”

Genesis 3: 14-16….Judgement announced.

The LORD God said to the serpent,“Because you have done this,cursed are you above all livestockand above all beasts of the field;on your belly you shall go,and dust you shall eatall the days of your life.I will put enmity between you and the woman,and between your offspring and her offspring;he shall bruise your head,and youContinue reading “Genesis 3: 14-16….Judgement announced.”

2 Peter 2: 10b-16….Strong language, indeed!

Bold and wilful, they do not tremble as they blaspheme the glorious ones, whereas angels, though greater in might and power, do not pronounce a blasphemous judgment against them before the Lord. But these, like irrational animals, creatures of instinct, born to be caught and destroyed, blaspheming about matters of which they are ignorant, willContinue reading “2 Peter 2: 10b-16….Strong language, indeed!”

2 Peter 2: 4-10a….Examples provided.

For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment; if he did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought a flood upon the worldContinue reading “2 Peter 2: 4-10a….Examples provided.”

Psalm 25: 8-15….Is this the Way modern man thinks?

Good and upright is the LORD;therefore he instructs sinners in the way.He leads the humble in what is right,and teaches the humble his way.All the paths of the LORD are steadfast love and faithfulness,for those who keep his covenant and his testimonies.For your name’s sake, O LORD,pardon my guilt, for it is great.Who is theContinue reading “Psalm 25: 8-15….Is this the Way modern man thinks?”

Micah 7: 11-15…..The scene is different.

A day for the building of your walls!In that day the boundary shall be far extended.In that day they will come to you,from Assyria and the cities of Egypt,and from Egypt to the River,from sea to sea and from mountain to mountain.But the earth will be desolatebecause of its inhabitants,for the fruit of their deeds.ShepherdContinue reading “Micah 7: 11-15…..The scene is different.”

Micah 7: 8-10…..God will heal me!

Rejoice not over me, O my enemy;when I fall, I shall rise;when I sit in darkness,the LORD will be a light to me.I will bear the indignation of the LORDbecause I have sinned against him,until he pleads my causeand executes judgment for me.He will bring me out to the light;I shall look upon his vindication.ThenContinue reading “Micah 7: 8-10…..God will heal me!”

Micah 7: 1-4a….. The end result.

Woe is me! For I have becomeas when the summer fruit has been gathered,as when the grapes have been gleaned:there is no cluster to eat,no first-ripe fig that my soul desires.The godly has perished from the earth,and there is no one upright among mankind;they all lie in wait for blood,and each hunts the other withContinue reading “Micah 7: 1-4a….. The end result.”

Micah 6: 13-16….wasted effort.

Therefore I strike you with a grievous blow,making you desolate because of your sins.You shall eat, but not be satisfied,and there shall be hunger within you;you shall put away, but not preserve,and what you preserve I will give to the sword.You shall sow, but not reap;you shall tread olives, but not anoint yourselves with oil;youContinue reading “Micah 6: 13-16….wasted effort.”