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Exodus 4:10-13

Oct 12, 2011   ~~~   Bible Readings

From the New King James Bible, our passage for today: 10 And Moses said unto the Lord, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.11 And the Lord said unto him, Who hath made man’s mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the Lord?12 Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.13 And he said, O my Lord, send, I pray thee, by the hand […]

Genesis 18:14

Oct 10, 2011   ~~~   Bible Readings

From the New King James Bible, our passage for today: 14 Is anything too hard for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.”   From the New International Version Bible, our passage for today: 14 Is anything too hard for the Lord? I will return to you at the appointed time next year, and Sarah will have a son.”   Reflection… “Is anything too hard for the Lord?” The obvious answer is, “Of course not!” This question reveals much about God. Make it a […]

Genesis 15:6

Oct 8, 2011   ~~~   Bible Readings

From the King James Bible, our passage for today: 6 And he believed in the Lord; and he counted it to him for righteousness.   From the New International Version Bible, our passage for today: 6 Abram believed the Lord, and he credited it to him as righteousness.   Reflection… Although Abram had been demonstrating his faith through his actions, it was his belief in the Lord, not his actions, that made Abram right with God. We, too, can have a right relationship with God by trusting him. Our outward actions-church attendance, prayer, good deeds-will not by themselves make us […]

Genesis 6:9

Oct 8, 2011   ~~~   Bible Readings

From the King James Bible, our passage for today: 9 These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.   From the New International Version Bible, our passage for today: 9 This is the account of Noah and his family. Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time, and he walked faithfully with God.   Reflection… Saying that Noah was “righteous” and “blameless” does not mean that he never sinned. Rather, it means that Noah wholeheartedly loved and obeyed God. For a lifetime he […]

Genesis 4:6-7

Oct 7, 2011   ~~~   Bible Readings

From the King James Bible, our passage for today: 6 And the Lord said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.   From the New International Version Bible, our passage for today: 6 Then the Lord said to Cain, “Why are you angry? Why is your face downcast?7 If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you […]

Genesis 1:28

Oct 6, 2011   ~~~   Bible Readings

From the King James Bible, our passage for today: 28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.   From the New International Version Bible, our passage for today: 28 God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky […]

Genesis 1:25

Oct 5, 2011   ~~~   Bible Readings

  From the King James Version Bible, our passage for today: 25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.   From the New International Version Bible, our passagae for today: 25 God made the wild animals according to their kinds, the livestock according to their kinds, and all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.   Reflection: God saw that his work […]

Psalm 6:6

Oct 4, 2011   ~~~   Bible Readings

  From the King James Version Bible, our passage for today: 6 I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.   From the New International Version Bible, our pssage for today: 6 I am worn out from my groaning. All night long I flood my bed with weeping and drench my couch with tears.   Reflection… Pouring out his heart with tears, David was completely honest with God. We can be honest with God even when we are filled with anger or despair because God knows […]

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Bible Verse of the Day

Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. — Isaiah 7:14 (NIV)