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 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 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 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!