Genesis 10

Name after name is called off in Genesis 10. God told Noah that his sons and family were to be fruitful and multiply. It seems that they did just that! As I was reading it though I felt like something was missing. Read on to hear my thoughts on Genesis 10. Continue reading Genesis 10

Genesis 9 – The Introduction of the Death Penalty

Photo of the Gallows; Image used on My Pocketful of Thoughts as a summary of questions on Genesis 9 bringing up the death penalty. Part of the Let's Read the Bible Series.
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Does Genesis 9 give us our first glimpse of the death penalty? As I was reading this chapter in Genesis, I reread it over and over again! Did we use this Bible passage to enforce the death penalty?┬áDo you know? I am constantly surprised at what I read. What have you been surprised to read as we read the Bible together? Continue reading Genesis 9 – The Introduction of the Death Penalty

Genesis 7. God does not give idle threats.

Genesis 7 - God does not make idle threats. The rain continued to fall for forty days and forty nights.

What’s the magic number in Genesis 7? As we read this chapter there is only one number that appears repeatedly. You guessed it! 7. It appears in the title. It appears in the number of animals God instructed Noah to put on board the boat that were approved for eating and sacrifice. It’s the number of days that took for the floods to begin after Noah and his family boarded the boat. What is the significance of the number 7 though? WHY 7? Continue reading Genesis 7. God does not give idle threats.

October is the Month of the Holy Rosary

15 benefits of praying the Holy Rosary

Did you know that October is the month of the Holy Rosary? These last couple of Saturday’s my church has been praying the Holy Rosary early in the morning. We try and pray one Rosary per Continue reading October is the Month of the Holy Rosary

Don’t FORGET to Pray for the Clergy

pray for clergy

It’s official, my favorite member of the clergy at St. George’s is leaving this Monday. Over the last three years Mother Blessed Sacrament (AKA Mother) has helped me grow spiritually and emotionally. I’ve learned from her and her actions that God really does not give us anything more than we can handle! Prayer is so powerful y’all! When I would seek advice on aspects of my life that were weighing heavy on my heart, she’d reassure me that God was working it out and that she’d pray for me. This weekend I got to thinking, who prays for her? Continue reading Don’t FORGET to Pray for the Clergy