Bible Doodle: Genesis 11

One day Terah took his son Abram, his daughter-in-law Sarai (his son Abram’s wife), and his grandson Lot (his son Haran’s child) and moved away from Ur of the Chaldeans. He was headed for the land of Canaan, but they stopped at Haran and settled there. Genesis 11:31 Through this genealogy (Genesis 11:10-26) and this family’s… Read More

Bible Dig into Ephesus: Ephesians 3:11-13

What are we willing to suffer for? If talking about Jesus meant we would get beaten up, receive death threats, or go to prison, would we shut up for continue to speak? Photo by Bermix Studio on Unsplash Read Ephesians 3:11-13 in The Message. If possible, read it aloud. 11-13 All this is proceeding along… Read More

Kathie’s Dig into Ephesians 1:13-18

It occurred to me as I am going through these verses, that the method we are using has a similarity to lectio divina, which is a monastic study tool that goes through scriptures three times with meditation. We read it, go through it again looking for information, and then we write or draw what we… Read More

Bible Dig into Ephesus (Ephesians 1:13-18)

In modern days we have all kinds of legal documents, badges, uniforms, and “perks” to prove who we are, what we own, and what kind of authority we wield. The seal authenticated that the message was the real deal. During the times of our study, things were written on sheets of papyrus or parchment. Sheets… Read More

Why do I even try?

Have some of you noticed that we are not yet perfect? (No great surprise, right?) And are you ready to make the accusation that since people like me, who go through Christ in order to get things right with God, aren’t perfectly virtuous, Christ must therefore be an accessory to sin? The accusation is frivolous.… Read More

Dig into Romans with Me (Week 29-Romans 15-16)

Hopefully last week’s video helped you remember all the themes that Paul included in his letter to the Romans. He revealed the Gospel message: Jesus offered His life so everyone can be justified. When the Israelites, past and present, rejected God, all others were who believe were and are grafted into His covenant family. Together,… Read More