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Contributed on Oct 11, 2022
What is sin and what are the consequences?
Here are the questions I propose we ask: What is sin? How does it happen? What results from sin? How does God respond to sin? Why does God allow sin? Today we will look at the sin of the first people on earth. Please open your Bibles to the very beginning…. Look at Genesis 1:1…. And so, ...read more
Contributed on Oct 10, 2022
God is good all the time and so what God provides is always good including all His commands!
In general, how would you define “paradise”?? The first man and woman lived in paradise. Please open your Bibles to Genesis 2, page 2 of our red church Bibles. Read along with me verses 7-16………. These verses talk about man. But again, in context, man in this passage can refer to both male and ...read more
Contributed on Oct 9, 2022
How do we see work compared to how God sees work??
Open your Bibles to Genesis 2, page 2 of our red church Bibles. Genesis 2:1-2………. God worked for 6 days and on the 7th day He rested. Last week we noted this godly rest of God which is a lesson for us. God rested and so must we. We are to rest physically, but more importantly, we are to rest ...read more
Contributed on Oct 8, 2022
Why did God noted a seventh day for rest?
Please open your Bibles to the beginning, Genesis 1. What can we say about God based on Genesis chapter 1?? Could God have created everything in an instant? Absolutely! God could have created everything in an instant because He is a mighty, powerful God! But God created everything in 6 days! God ...read more
Contributed on Oct 6, 2022
If god didn't create male and female, He couldn't give the command to be fruitful and multiply; the world sinning against God today!
We read from the Gospel of John, In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of men……. The Word ...read more
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Contributed on Nov 29, 2022
Genesis 11:10 – Gen. 12:5 Shem (oldest son of Noah, in the lineage of David, Joseph, and Jesus Christ) We note Shem’s genealogy both in Genesis 10 and here in Genesis 11; why? – Abraham and eventually Israel came from the lineage of Shem; Genesis 11 gives details and sets up Abraham Shem ...read more
Contributed on Nov 27, 2022
Genesis 11:1-9… v1: as Noah and his family continues life from the ark (likely they had other children) A couple of things in context helps us: Genesis 10 talks about the nations of people and their own languages Gen 10:24 on – we only read about Joktan’s sons, not Peleg’s Gen 11:10 – only 2 ...read more
Contributed on Nov 25, 2022
Genesis 10 – 11:9…. Look again at verses 10:5, 20, 31…. and 11:1…. What do you think is the explanation for this? – v32 gives the answer; all came from Noah (with his language, but the 3 sons went to all different areas of the world) The second half of Genesis 11 speaks of Abraham, from the line ...read more
Contributed on Nov 22, 2022
Genesis 9:20-28 Devotional Let’s look at this passage backwards! v28-29: How blessed was Noah? – he was blessed with a full long life, even after the flood (Noah is one of the oldest people who ever lived) v24-27: Who was the youngest son of Noah? – Ham, who was the father of Canaan This ...read more
Contributed on Nov 20, 2022
Devotional - Genesis 9:7-28 (also glance at Chapters 10-11) What was the command to Noah and his family? – populate the earth (we exist today because of Noah and family) Covenant – “berith” – a brand new word! What can we learn about this word in context? – a promise and commitment to do ...read more