Genesis 1 Seems there is a separation between when God created the heavens and the earth and when the earth became formless, empty with darkness covering the deep waters. A gap between vs 1 and 2? Oh, unless God created the earth like that?. . Which seems unlikely given the context of the chapter, but … Continue reading Genesis 1 – Creation, It’s All Good
Genesis 2 The 7th day was blessed and declared holy because God rested. For Wild plants(?) or grain(?) to grow required : - Rain to water the earth - People to cultivate the soil But springs came up and watered the land. A distinction between rain ( from above) and springs( from the earth) ? … Continue reading Genesis 2 – Of Life, Knowledge and leaving it ALL to the Lord
Of serpents, belly and dust. Of serpents and eagles. Could they be opposites? ...they shall mount up with wings like eagles. Moving above the snake line - the altitude above which snakes cannot survive and hence do not go above ( up a mountain side). Snakes operate best on the ground, on their belly, in … Continue reading Gen 3 (PT3)- Of serpents, belly and dust!
The Lord made clothing from animal skins? Sin kills! An illustration that sin literally kills! The wages of sin is death. An animal was first slaughtered because of man's sin / to cover man's sin ? Someone / something had to be sacrificed to atone for the sin of man and God had to provide … Continue reading Gen 3 (PT2) – Sin Kills!
Genesis 3 The problem of trying to be shrewd - trying to do things ones way and not God's way - pride . Basically it just earns one a curse >> ask the shrewd - est of animals the serpent / devil . Deception strategy of the devil. First strategy of the enemy - Test … Continue reading Gen 3 (PT1)- Of Marriage 101! The Blame Game! Enemy Deception strategy! Amazing Grace
Genesis 4 Cain and Abel Offering the best portion of the first fruits. - Shows gratitude, praise and worship - we acknowledge that the blessing is through the grace of the Almighty. - Shifting our attitude from - what can I get - to -what can I give. - The principle - Returning back to … Continue reading Genesis 4 – Careful about whom we listen to and obey!
Genesis 5 Adam, Seth......................Noah. God created us in His image. Adam produced a son in his image. Seems to be a trend started.... Whose image am I letting my child take up? God or the devil/ world !? Enoch walked in close fellowship with God. When we walk with God, He leads/ takes us to … Continue reading Genesis 5 – Whose image is my child taking up?
Genesis 6 Is my seat secured in Jesus Christ the Messiah - the Boat of Salvation that saves us from destruction? ( My name written in the Book of Life?) The heart of man is deceitfully wicked( Jer 17:9). The Lord had to limit our time on earth to prevent prolonged suffering due to living … Continue reading Genesis 6 – Yeshua Hamashiac – the Boat of Salvation – Now calling / final call?
Gen 7 Believe in the Lord Jesus ( our Ark of Salvation) and you and your house shall be saved (Acts 16:31). In the Ark, just like the Passover Blood of the Lamb, all that was under the Blood in the house ( good or bad, Jew or Gentile, clean or unclean) got saved from … Continue reading Genesis 7 – Are You in Yeshua?
Gen 8 =>Law of the spirit of life in Christ Jesus negates the law of sin and death (Rom 8:2). =>Key to life - Jesus. Through Faith by Grace (Jesus). Receiving Jesus and all His blessings through faith by grace (Himself) . Yes, a free gift that I just ( get out of my own … Continue reading Genesis 8- Overwhelmed? Receive the Light (Grace) , don’t fight the darkness!