Monthly Archives: January 2011

Selling out cheap — Genesis 24-26

Glad you’ve joined me again. I hope you’re starting to see more and more the benefit of these times you’ve set aside for reading and thinking everyday. The pay back is a growing knowledge and, even better, a growing wisdom. … Continue reading

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Testing, testing — Genesis 22-24

I went to visit a friend in Mass General today, so I’m a little tardy with this posting, but I certainly do not want to skip a single day of reading and reflecting on the word. Talking with my friend … Continue reading

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The danger of creeping corruption – Genesis 19-21

So glad you’re keeping up with this blog and, hopefully, your Bible reading. New habits take a while to carve into our minds; keep at it and before long, you won’t have to make a special effort to remember. Today we’re … Continue reading

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No help needed — Genesis 16-18

Well, it’s quite the snowy day in New England. For those of you living in the region and unable to get to work, it’s a perfect day for a read of God’s word and a little follow up meditation of … Continue reading

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An unfortunate choice — Genesis 13-15

Hi everybody. Glad you joined me again today. Keep up the good reading work. Today we’re looking at an interesting string of chapters that include Lot splitting from Abram, Abram’s defeat of the kings of the east, and God covenant … Continue reading

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“Go west, old man, go west” — Genesis 10-12

Today’s reading is Genesis 10-12: the genealogy of the nations, the tower of Babel, and the beginning of the story of Abram (Abraham). Most of us consider the genealogy passages usually worthy of merely passing over to get to the storyline … Continue reading

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Noah’s flood — Genesis (6) 7-9

Yesterday we took a look at the quick nose dive of humanity in the pre-flood age. People lived a long time and even (did you notice this?) developed some fairly sophisticated technology (see Genesis 4:22 — bronze and iron implements). … Continue reading

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All downhill from here… Genesis 4-6

Well, you’re back again! Great! Yesterday we looked at the creation and at mankind’s first sin, the sin that threw everything “out of kilter” (Romans 8:19-23). And it all goes downhill from there. After the fall, Adam and Eve have … Continue reading

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Day 1 — Genesis 1-3 — Beginnings

The beginning of the Bible, the book of Genesis, “sets the table” for so much of the rest of the Bible: God’s creative act is how we exist; God is good and has our best interests at heart; sin is … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Well, “Hello world” is pretty cliche for a beginning, but it still seems appropriate. The goal here is essentially to be a companion for anyone desiring to study the Bible, especially those who have made a resolution to read the … Continue reading

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