Author Archives: Pastor Don

Children of God

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 3 (day one) It is a great gift to be raised by intentional, believing parents.  (Samuel’s Mom is an example, and to some extent, his Father as well–cf chapter 1)  He never knew a moment in life … Continue reading

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Family of faith

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day seven) “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of faith“–Galatians 6:10. It was an amazing family.  Kennedy-esque.  We tend to see faith’s … Continue reading

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The road less traveled

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day one) “Terah took Abram his son. . .and they went forth together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go into the land of Canaan.”–v 31. It has been rocky so far.  The relationship between God and … Continue reading

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Can He bless it?

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:1-9 (day seven) Consider, please, the promises and warnings of God’s word. 1) God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.  James 4:6. Genesis 11. He actively and deliberately hinders the efforts of people … Continue reading

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One

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:1-9 (day one)  It is a strange story.  Often misunderstood.  We call it “the tower of Babel”, but it is really about oneness.  “Behold, they are ONE people and they all have ONE language. . .nothing will be … Continue reading

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Focus on the family

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 10 (day seven) “These are the generations of the sons of Noah” v 1. History.  HIS story.  When God tells the story of the human race, He doesn’t emphasize the things we learned in school.  A few kings … Continue reading

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Three sons. Three families.

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 10 (day one) “These are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham and Japheth.”–v 1. It is a mystery, isn’t it?  Three sons.  Same family.  Same instruction.  They saw the same examples of faith.  Two of … Continue reading

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Pro-life

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 9:1-17 (day seven) It was NOT a NEW rule.  (There were some significant changes in this new chapter, but this was not one of them.)  After the flood, God gave Noah the SAME assignment He gave Adam.  “Be fruitful … Continue reading

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New world. New rules.

Re: Verse reading–Genesis 9:1-17 (day one) “Whoever sheds man’s blood, by man his blood shall be shed.”–v 6. Disembarking,Noah and his family entered a new world.  Empty of people and animals (except those on the Ark), it was a new … Continue reading

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As in the days of Noah

Genesis 7:1-4, 17-24; 8:1-5, 13-16, 20-22 (day seven) Q–Does the Bible teach a universal, coming day of wrath? A–Yes (2 Peter 3:3-11) Q–Did our Lord warn of this same event? A–Yes (Matthew 24:27-51, many others moments) Q–Did Jesus compare people … Continue reading

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