Genesis 17: 1-8….The repeat of an earlier given promise!

When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless, that I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly.” Then Abram fell on his face. And God said to him, “Behold, my covenant isContinue reading “Genesis 17: 1-8….The repeat of an earlier given promise!”

Acts 11: 11-18……Be Careful not to oppose God

And behold, at that very moment three men arrived at the house in which we were, sent to me from Caesarea. And the Spirit told me to go with them, making no distinction. These six brothers also accompanied me, and we entered the man’s house. And he told us how he had seen the angelContinue reading “Acts 11: 11-18……Be Careful not to oppose God”

Acts 11: 1-10……You can’t please everyone!

Now the apostles and the brothers who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcision party criticized him, saying, “You went to uncircumcised men and ate with them.” But Peter began and explained it to them in order: “I wasContinue reading “Acts 11: 1-10……You can’t please everyone!”

Acts 10: 25-33…. Cornelius is waiting for God’s answer to him.

When Peter entered, Cornelius met him and fell down at his feet and worshiped him. But Peter lifted him up, saying, “Stand up; I too am a man.” And as he talked with him, he went in and found many persons gathered. And he said to them, “You yourselves know how unlawful it is forContinue reading “Acts 10: 25-33…. Cornelius is waiting for God’s answer to him.”

Acts 10: 19-24….Perfect timing.

And while Peter was pondering the vision, the Spirit said to him, “Behold, three men are looking for you. Rise and go down and accompany them without hesitation, for I have sent them.” And Peter went down to the men and said, “I am the one you are looking for. What is the reason forContinue reading “Acts 10: 19-24….Perfect timing.”

Acts 10: 9-19…..God deals with Simon Peter.

The next day, as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the housetop about the sixth hour to pray. And he became hungry and wanted something to eat, but while they were preparing it, he fell into a trance and saw the heavens opened and something like a greatContinue reading “Acts 10: 9-19…..God deals with Simon Peter.”

Acts 10: 1-8…..Outreach into the gentile world.

At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of what was known as the Italian Cohort, a devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God. About the ninth hour of the day he saw clearly in a vision an angel ofContinue reading “Acts 10: 1-8…..Outreach into the gentile world.”

Genesis 13: 13-18…. A territorial promise.

The LORD said to Abram, after Lot had separated from him, “Lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are, northward and southward and eastward and westward, for all the land that you see I will give to you and to your offspring forever. I will make your offspring as the dustContinue reading “Genesis 13: 13-18…. A territorial promise.”

Acts 9: 1-7…..A Voice from Heaven.

But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem. Now as he went on his way,Continue reading “Acts 9: 1-7…..A Voice from Heaven.”

Micah 6: 6-9a…..A repentant response.

With what shall I come before the LORD,and bow myself before God on high?Shall I come before him with burnt offerings,with calves a year old?Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams,with ten thousands of rivers of oil?Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression,the fruit of my body for the sin of myContinue reading “Micah 6: 6-9a…..A repentant response.”