Hebrews

Hebrews 12:2 | Despising the Shame

“Despising the shame” comes from a verse in Hebrews and the meaning describes the attitude of Jesus on the cross. Shame means different things to different people. Sex and nakedness might be seen as shameful to some but celebrated by others. Honor […]

Luke

Luke 2:22 | Family Life of Jesus

Jesus was once a child and he lived life in a family with its own ways. Mary and Joseph raised Jesus in a family life that Honored God. Jesus even as a child perfectly honored God and parents. The Bible communicates two […]

Hebrews

Hebrews 12:11 | Discipline is Peaceful

Obeying the rules and submitting to the authority of others is very difficult. But discipline in your life leads to peace. Many times we do not like the people who have authority. Even worse we may not respect them as individuals. For […]

Genesis

Genesis 5:1 | Our Family Tree

Genesis 5 is a chapter that many skip right over maybe even asking themselves “What is this about”. Some people love genealogies and they will tell stories they have found about great great grand relatives that lived in a certain place or […]

Genesis

Genesis 4:7 | God’s Mercy to a Murderer

God after the fall continued his fellowship with Adam, Eve, and their Children. I imagine that the relationship was similar to that of the days in the garden where God would be present in some form. God’s intent was to build a […]

Genesis

Genesis 3:24 | Expatriates No More

How did we get here? People hate each other. The political is so emotional that people can’t stand to be around each other. Wars between neighboring countries are ongoing. Citizens in cities are not safe to be out on the town without […]

Genesis

Genesis 2:1 | God is Done, but not Finished

We have all made something for a purpose. Even if it was something in art at school for your parents. Most people are creative in some way. That creativity comes from God. While God may be done with Creation he is not […]

Genesis

Genesis 1:1 | Beginning with Purpose

The start of something is beautiful and there are usually only a few that are involved or even notice. Birth of a child. Start of a business. A new relationship. So it was at the beginning of physical reality. God acted bringing […]

Revelation -

Revelation 7:4 | Satan’s Counterfeit Mark

When you purchase something at the store and it has a premium price you want to know if it is the genuine item. There are watermarks or engravings or other telling signs that you are looking at the genuine item. Satan is […]