The sun had risen on the earth when Lot came to Zoar. Then the Lord rained on Sodom and Gomorrah sulfur and fire from the Lord out of heaven. And he overthrew those cities, and all the valley, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and what grew on the ground. Genesis 19:23-25...Keep Reading
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If we consider that the writer of the gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles was not Jewish but a Gentile and not a fisherman but a physician who never met Jesus in person (Colossians 4:14), we might expect his gospel to have a somewhat different flavor from the others. Our expectations will not be disappointed...
Mary and I recently took a drive through a scenic part of our rural Virginia county on a beautiful late Spring afternoon. We drove as slowly as was prudent in order to drink in the sights and smells of newly mowed hay fields, wildflowers and honeysuckle, cows and calves, sheep and goats, rolling hills and mountain peaks....
And he believed the Lord, and he counted it to him as righteousness. Genesis 15:6 You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect. Matthew 5:48 ...Keep Reading
So Pharaoh called Abram and said, “What is this you have done to me? Why did you not tell me that she was your wife? Genesis 12:18 For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:20 ...Keep Reading
So the Lord dispersed them from there over the face of all the earth and they left off building the city. Genesis 11:8 From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Matthew 4:17 ...Keep Reading
God exercises His power in judgment on sinful mankind with a universal flood. Even in the flood, He shows His grace and mercy by sparing Noah and his family along with a male and a female of each animal....Keep Reading
I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.” Genesis 3:15...Keep Reading
Today’s reading: Genesis 1-2; Matthew 1 And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day. Genesis 1:31 She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21 ...Keep Reading
Are you considering reading through the Bible in the New Year? Let me suggest a plan and invite you to join me each day here to share the reading journey....Keep Reading
Have you ever read through the Bible? Many have started, but fewer have finished. As someone who has been reading through the Bible annually for most of the past fifty years, I would like to help you be successful in reading the entire book from cover to cover over the next twelve months....Keep Reading