September 30 – Genesis

Let talk about what it was like to read through the book of Genesis! We are having a Zoom Conference this evening, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call Pastor Rick at area code nine zero two – six three four – eight three nine five to get registered for this conversation. Tomorrow we beginContinue reading “September 30 – Genesis”

September 29 – Genesis

We discover that the Joseph story has many twists and turns (as does ours!), and has impacts far beyond what might have been expected (as does ours!). Here is part of chapter 41. Joseph was thirty years old when he entered the service of Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from the presenceContinue reading “September 29 – Genesis”

September 28 – Genesis

The longest story in the book of Genesis is the story of Joseph. This continues in chapter 39. But the Lord was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love; he gave him favour in the sight of the chief jailer.  The chief jailer committed to Joseph’s care all the prisoners who were in the prison, and whateverContinue reading “September 28 – Genesis”

September 27 – Genesis

We are working our way through the Joseph stories of Genesis. This one is found in chapter 39. When [Joseph’s] master heard the words that his wife spoke to him, [falsely] saying, ‘This is the way your servant treated me’, he became enraged.  And Joseph’s master took him and put him into the prison, theContinue reading “September 27 – Genesis”

September 26 – Genesis

We are beginning to approach the end of the book of Genesis, but there are still stories to be told! Including today’s, from chapter 37. Jacob settled in the land where his father had lived as an alien, the land of Canaan. This is the story of the family of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old,Continue reading “September 26 – Genesis”

September 25 – Genesis

The Genesis (or Beginnings) stories continue, and today we read part of chapter 33. Now Jacob looked up and saw Esau coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two maids. He put the maids with their children in front, then Leah with her children, andContinue reading “September 25 – Genesis”

September 24 – Genesis

At the invitation of our National Bishop, Susan Johnson, we are spending a year reading the Bible. We have started with Genesis, and today are exploring part of chapter 32. The same night he got up and took his two wives, his two maids, and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. Continue reading “September 24 – Genesis”

September 23 – Genesis

We are discovering the stories of Genesis, the first book in the Bible. Today’s passage is found in chapter 27. Now Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him, and Esau said to himself, ‘The days of mourning for my father are approaching; then I will kill my brotherContinue reading “September 23 – Genesis”

September 22 – Genesis

The story of Genesis continues. Today we look at part of chapter 25. These are the descendants of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebekah, daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Paddan-aram, sister of Laban the Aramean. Isaac prayed to the Lord for his wife, because sheContinue reading “September 22 – Genesis”

September 21 – Genesis

We are responding to Bishop Susan Johnson’s invitation to read the Bible this year, and we have started with Genesis. Today’s reading come from chapter 25. This is the length of Abraham’s life, one hundred and seventy-five years. Abraham breathed his last and died in a good old age, an old man and full ofContinue reading “September 21 – Genesis”