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 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 20 – Genesis

Here we are again, reading through portions of the first book in the Bible, commonly called Genesis. This passage is found in the 17th chapter. God said to Abraham, ‘As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name.  I will bless her, and moreover I will giveContinue reading “September 20 – Genesis”

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”

The End of Easter

This was not the Easter season we were looking for. And as it draws to a close, we still cannot see the end of the pandemic. But we still cannot see the ending of hungry children in our world. Or violence against people who are different, simply because they are different. Or murdered and missingContinue reading “The End of Easter”