September 19 – Genesis

Today’s reading from Genesis is located in the 16th chapter. Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, bore him no children. She had an Egyptian slave-girl whose name was Hagar, and Sarai said to Abram, ‘You see that the Lord has prevented me from bearing children; go in to my slave-girl; it may be that I shall obtain children by her.’Continue reading “September 19 – Genesis”

September 18 – Genesis

Thanks for joining us in reading through the book of Genesis this month! Today’s passage is found in chapter 15. After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, ‘Do not be afraid, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.’  But Abram said, ‘O Lord God, what will you giveContinue reading “September 18 – Genesis”

September 17 – Genesis

At the invitation of our national Bishop, Susan Johnson, we are reading portion of the Bible every day this year, as an exercise is Spiritual Renewal. Today’s reading is found in the 12th chapter of Genesis. Now the Lord said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land thatContinue reading “September 17 – Genesis”

September 16 – Genesis

Today’s reading is from Genesis, chapter 11. The focus of the story changes from being on the world, to being on a specific family. Terah was the father of Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran was the father of Lot.  Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his birth, in Ur ofContinue reading “September 16 – Genesis”

September 14 – Genesis

Our reading from Genesis, the Bible’s first book, is today found in chapter 6. The Lord saw that the wickedness of humankind was great in the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of their hearts was only evil continually.  And the Lord was sorry that he had made humankind on the earth, and it grieved him toContinue reading “September 14 – Genesis”

September 13 – Genesis

We are reading the Bible for the year, and this month we are looking at Genesis, The Beginning. Today’s passage is from chapter 3. And the Lord God made garments of skins for the man and for his wife, and clothed them. Reflection – The human creatures have blown it, and disregarded what God has told them. NowContinue reading “September 13 – Genesis”

September 12 – Genesis

Here is our reading for today, from Genesis, chapter 2. The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it. Reflection – The mud creature (which is what “a’dam” actually means) is responsible to care for the garden.  What do you see needing to be done toContinue reading “September 12 – Genesis”

September 11 – Genesis

Our reading from Genesis today is from Chapter 1. “God saw everything that he had made, and indeed, it was very good.” Reflection – All of creation is described as “good.”  How do you understand the word “good” in this context?  Can you apply it to these strange days? See you tomorrow!

Reading the Bible

Hello everyone. Our National Bishop, Susan Johnson, is encouraging us to a 4-year effort toward Spiritual Renewal. To that end, with the pick up in activity in our Fall season, she is asking us to join her in a year of reading the Bible. Each day, a couple verses and a couple questions will beContinue reading “Reading the Bible”