January 2019 archive

January 3: Genesis 7-9; Matthew 3

January 3: Genesis 7-9; Matthew 3 We are continuing our journey through the primordial, pre-history of Genesis 1-11.  During the flood, God does not forget Noah and the ark.  After the flood, God decides not to ever ‘curse the ground because of humankind’ again.  God realizes that the flood really did not change humankind: “the …

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January 2: Genesis 4-6; Matthew 2

January 2: Genesis 4-6; Matthew 2 I am already enjoying cracking open the Book of Faith.   My Bible of choice is The CEB Study Bible with Apocrypha, which includes lots of notes and articles.  While not necessary, a good current study Bible is a great way to get into God’s word. Genesis 4 shows us …

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January 1: Genesis 1-3; Matthew 1

January 1: Genesis 1-3; Matthew 1 This is the very beginning of the Bible, and it starts with the creation of the world.  I love Genesis – especially the beginning. It is deeply true, in the best sense of the word, even when it is not literally true. Here is what is most important about …

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