The Bible tells us Joseph was the eleventh son born to Jacob, his mother was called Rachel. Joseph’s older brothers despised him because he was the favored son of Jacob.
Genesis 37:3 Now Israel [Jacob] loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because he had been born to him in his old age; and he made an ornate robe for him.
For this reason, the brothers sold Joseph to a caravan of traders traveling to Egypt, then lied to their parents and told them Joseph was devoured by a wild animal. Continue reading
You are favored as you worship a very personal God. Through His grace and mercy He walks side by side with each of us, sharing Himself as a blessing.
God is involved in every aspect of your life.
Matthew 10:30 states: And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Continue reading
Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
In six days, God created the world and all that is in it. Human understanding of six days may be different than six days for our Lord, but time clocks are not the issue.
The first chapter of Genesis states- “And God said,”, nine times. Each time “God said,”, something new was created. By faith this information concludes God to be the most awe-inspiring painter, architect and sculptor ever to design and produce structure. But how does “God said,” generate life? Continue reading
Post #17 – As Reported From The Book Of Luke
Today’s post concludes the seventeen week report on the book of Luke. How appropriate to end this account on the day before Good Friday as Christians around the globe contemplate the love Jesus offers as He hangs on The Cross. His sacrificial ending on earth offers us life never ending in heaven.
BREAKING — Amid the Passover celebrations in Jerusalem, it has been confirmed the well known local teacher, Jesus, fellowshipped with His chosen group of Twelve for the traditional Passover meal. It was during this meal that the Son of Man initiated the Lord’s Supper. Continue reading
Post #16 – As Reported From The Book Of Luke
BREAKING — The Son of God, known as Jesus, was joyfully welcomed in Jerusalem for the Passover Festival by unprecedented crowds. Masses lined the road to the city as the King approached, riding a donkey which has previously been unridden. The crowd laid their cloaks on the road for the donkey to walkover as all cheered, praising God saying: “Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!” and “Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!” Continue reading
Post #13 – As Reported From The Book Of Luke
BREAKING — Today, as reported exclusively by Dr. Luke, Jesus the teacher moved forward sharing more truths of God through parables to his disciples. The topic – Money! One notable story describes a manager accused of wasting his rich boss’ money.
Fearing for his future wellbeing, while knowing he is about to be fired, the shrewd manager made deals with his master’s debtors. He carried out this act selfishly so as to be welcomed into the defaulters’ homes upon his own imminent unemployment. Continue reading
(We are half way through reporting the “orderly account” of the gospel Luke. Thank you for following Dr. Luke’s narrative of the life of Christ, as he details the characteristics of our perfect savior.)
Post #11 – As Reported From The Book Of Luke
BREAKING — The Teacher was recently spotted conversing with a man who requested help dividing a family inheritance. It is noted Jesus shows more concern towards the selfish desire of accumulating wealth than the division of it, as represented by His response: “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.” Continue reading
Post #9 – As Reported From The Book Of Luke
BREAKING — Headlines abound as reports surge in regards to Jesus’ chosen Twelve. It seems Jesus gave them power and authority to drive out demons, cure diseases, heal the sick, and proclaim the Good News on their own.
The sad news, however, is Herod the tetrarch ordered John the baptist beheaded. Then, upon hearing what the Son of God was accomplishing, Herod tried to see Jesus due to rumors that John had resurrected as The Christ. Continue reading
Post #8 – As Reported From The Book Of Luke
BREAKING — Amid the miracles preformed by the teacher Jesus, it has been confirmed John the baptist just sent two disciples to Jesus with this specific question: “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?”
The Son of God’s quoted response is as follows: “…The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor. Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me.”
In conjunction with experts agreeing Jesus’ actions speak for themselves, when the people hear Jesus’ words even tax collectors concur – God’s way is right! Continue reading