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Salvation is of the Lord!


Salvation is of the Lord. That means it originates from God, is executed by God and determined by God. This Biblical teaching is very hard for some to except because they much prefer to hear that they had played some part in the salvation of their soul, but from a scriptural perspective, this simply is not true. 1,178 more words


1393.) Genesis 2

Genesis 2  (NRSV)

I love to go back to the great foundational stories of our faith — Adam and Eve, Noah, Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Rebekah, Jacob, and Joseph. 

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Psalms 139:1. O LORD, you have searched me and known me!

I like to watch people when in a public place. The other day this verse came to me as I sat and watched. 114 more words


Dry Land

I’ve spent the last few weeks working through the account of the Israelites’ emancipation from Egypt as recounted Exodus. Sometimes, with these well known stories, our childhood memories can desensitise us to the enormity of the events as we recall the downgraded versions of picture book illustrations, rather than re-imagine them as they are narrated in the Bible. 461 more words


How to read the Bible

Notes on R.A. Torrey’s “Methods of Bible Study”

Link: http://www.biblestudytools.com/resources/methods-of-bible-study.html

1. “It is an easy resolution to make, and not a very difficult one to keep; if the one who makes it is in earnest.” 666 more words


The scripture for today, September 3 (9/3), is 1st Kings 9:3 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:

The New Testament builds spiritual concepts on the basic material patterns of the Old Testament. 163 more words


90 Day Old Testament Journey ~ Genesis 11-20

“Lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are, northward, and southward and eastward and westward, for all the land that you see I will give to you and to your offspring forever. 387 more words