Genesis 4: 1-7….. Two sons with different natures.

Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have gotten a man with the help of the LORD.” And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker of the ground. In the course of time Cain brought to the LORDContinue reading “Genesis 4: 1-7….. Two sons with different natures.”

Genesis 3: 7-13….A list of losses.

Then the eyes of both were opened, and they knew that they were naked. And they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves loincloths.And they heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of theContinue reading “Genesis 3: 7-13….A list of losses.”

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?”

Colossians 3: 18-ch 4v1……Concerning the most intimate relationships.

Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them. Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged. Bondservants, obey in everything those who are your earthly masters, not byContinue reading “Colossians 3: 18-ch 4v1……Concerning the most intimate relationships.”

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.”

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 7: 14-23…..A very short parable!

And he called the people to him again and said to them, “Hear me, all of you, and understand: There is nothing outside a person that by going into him can defile him, but the things that come out of a person are what defile him.” And when he had entered the house and leftContinue reading “Mark 7: 14-23…..A very short parable!”

Galatians 6: 11-18….A quick summary.

See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand. It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh who would force you to be circumcised, and only in order that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ. For even those who are circumcisedContinue reading “Galatians 6: 11-18….A quick summary.”

Galatians 6: 1-5….The summing up begins.

Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you also be tempted. Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. For if anyone thinks he is something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself. ButContinue reading “Galatians 6: 1-5….The summing up begins.”

Galatians 5: 13-18….Freedom not licence!

For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbour as yourself.” But if you bite and devour one another, watch out that you are notContinue reading “Galatians 5: 13-18….Freedom not licence!”