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.
Genesis 5 introduces us to a slew of people that are descendants of Adam and Eve. Did this chapter bring up any questions for you? This is my first time reading the Bible through from start to finish, so I’ve had quite a few. I did not know that we began living such very very VERY long lives! I wonder when that changes. “Adam lived 930 years, and then he died.” (Genesis 5: 5) Could you imagine living that long in this day in age? Continue reading Genesis 5
We are now on Chapter 4 of Genesis in from The Daily Walk Bible NLT (New Living Translation).It is available on Amazon if you haven’t purchases it yet. Every Sunday tune in to read another chapter and reflect on one of the questions asked in the guide. You can write your thoughts in the comments section or write them down in a journal. When I read different excerpts of the Bible, I like to write notes down. It’s a great way to really take the words in. In general we are Continue reading Genesis 4
Hola! Welcome to another installment of Let’s Read the Bible! Today we’ll be reading Genesis 2. If you do not have The Daily Walk Bible – NLT yet you can purchase it here or view today’s reading here. If you missed last week’s reading of Genesis 1 you can catch up here. This is my very first attempt at reading the Bible from start to finish. If you have any suggestions please feel free to email me Continue reading Genesis 2
Welcome to Day 1 of reading the Bible together. We’re starting from the beginning, if you’re just tuning in. Each week we’ll read a little bit more. The goal is to Continue reading Genesis 1
If it’s your first time here at My Pocketful of Thoughts, you’re right on time. This year Sundays will be a day Continue reading Grateful to Learn!
Can I be more like Jesus? Is there some secret formula or equation that will get me into God’s good graces? This is something I hoped to hear Continue reading Can I be MORE like Jesus?