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 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 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 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”

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”