Monthly Archives: November 2013

God with us

Matthew 1:22-25 22 All this happened in order to fulfill what the Lord had predicted through the prophet: 23 “See, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which translates as ‘God with … Continue reading

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What we want

Genesis 2:21 – 3:8 21 Then the LORD God threw down this Adam into a deep sleep, and while he slept took one of his ribs and shut up its place with flesh. 22 And he made into a woman … Continue reading

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what has happened to her

Matthew 1:17-21 17 Now all the generations from Abraham to David were fourteen generations, and from David to the deportation to Babylon fourteen generations, and from the deportation to Babylon to the Christ fourteen generations. 18 and the birth of … Continue reading

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Having it all

Genesis 2:8-20 8 Now the LORD God had planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and there he put the man whom he had formed. 9 And out of the ground the LORD God made to grow up every … Continue reading

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reasoning together

Acts 15:1-35 The Jerusalem council convened for the purpose of dealing with an issue that had to be settled.  As the gospel spread by the believers into Gentile territory and among the Gentiles, there were bound to be questions as … Continue reading

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Ground Worker

Genesis 1:27 – 2:7 27 So God created humanity in his own image, he created him in the image of God; he created them male and female. 28 And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Bear fruit and … Continue reading

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Family Shame

Matthew 1:6-11 6 and Jesse father of David the king. And David was father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah, 7 and Solomon father of Rehoboam, and Rehoboam father of Abijah, and Abijah father of Asaph, 8 and Asaph … Continue reading

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Everything has a purpose

Genesis 1:14-26 14 And God said, “Let luminaries show in the divider of the sky to separate the day from the night. And let them serve as signs and distinguish seasons, and days and years, 15 and let them serve … Continue reading

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Family History

Matthew 1:1-5 1 A record of the family history of Jesus Christ, a descendant of David, a descendant of Abraham. 2 Abraham was father of Isaac, and Isaac was father of Jacob, and Jacob was father of Judah and his … Continue reading

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The God who forms the unformed, and fills the unfilled

Genesis 1:1-13 1 At first, God created the sky and the land, 2 but the land was unformed and unfilled, and the deep space was dark, and God’s spirit was shaking up the water. 3 Then God said, “Let light … Continue reading

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