Genesis 17: 22-27……A day of some pain!

When he had finished talking with him, God went up from Abraham. Then Abraham took Ishmael his son and all those born in his house or bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham’s house, and he circumcised the flesh of their foreskins that very day, as God had said to him.Continue reading “Genesis 17: 22-27……A day of some pain!”

Genesis 15: 17-16v2…..A covenant and a decision.

When the sun had gone down and it was dark, behold, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch passed between these pieces. On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, “To your offspring I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates, the landContinue reading “Genesis 15: 17-16v2…..A covenant and a decision.”

Acts 9: 8-15a…..This time Jesus speaks in a Vision.

Saul rose from the ground, and although his eyes were opened, he saw nothing. So they led him by the hand and brought him into Damascus. And for three days he was without sight, and neither ate nor drank.Now there was a disciple at Damascus named Ananias. The Lord said to him in a vision,Continue reading “Acts 9: 8-15a…..This time Jesus speaks in a Vision.”

Acts 8: 14-24……Simon’s folly.

Now when the apostles at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent to them Peter and John, who came down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit, for he had not yet fallen on any of them, but they had only been baptized in the nameContinue reading “Acts 8: 14-24……Simon’s folly.”

Genesis 7: 1-10…..God speaks, Noah obeys.

Then the LORD said to Noah, “Go into the ark, you and all your household, for I have seen that you are righteous before me in this generation. Take with you seven pairs of all clean animals, the male and his mate, and a pair of the animals that are not clean, the male andContinue reading “Genesis 7: 1-10…..God speaks, Noah obeys.”

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.”