January 8 Genesis 21-23 (ESV) The Birth of Isaac 21:1 The Lord visited Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did to Sarah as he had promised. 2 And Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age at the time of which God had spoken to him. 3 Abraham called the name of his … More January 8 Genesis 21-23
January 7 Genesis 18-20 (ESV) 18:1 And the Lord appeared to him by the oaks  of Mamre, as he sat at the door of his tent in the heat of the day. 2 He lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, three men were standing in front of him. When he saw them, he ran from the tent door to … More January 7 Genesis 18-20
January 6 Genesis 15-17 (ESV) God’s Covenant with Abram 15:1 After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Fear not, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.” 2 But Abram said, “O Lord God, what will you give me, for I continue  childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of … More January 6 Genesis 15-17
John 3:16 maybe? Romans8:28-29? R.C. Sproul says Genesis 15:17 is his all-time favorite verse… Really? “When the sun had gone down and it was dark, behold, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch passed between these pieces. “ Really R. C. ? What? There must be some mistake…. Really? Smoking fire pot? Really? Flaming … More What is YOUR favorite Bible verse?
The Story of a Stiff-Necked People By John Piper April 7, 1991 Acts 7:1-53 Stephen is on trial for opposing Moses and his customs and God and his temple. So in Acts 7:1 the high priest gives Stephen a chance to defend himself, “Is this so?” he asks. And Stephen does a very strange thing. He … More The Story of a Stiff-Necked People (Acts 7)
In this passage for today, we read how Abraham was asked to give up his son, Isaac, the miracle son of his old age, the one that Abraham thought would fulfill God’s promise to make a great nation. What was going on? Was God serious? Hebrews 11:17-19 states, “By faith Abraham, when he was tested, … More Abraham: “Are you serious, God?”
Is Anything Too Hard for God? That is the title of a missions sermon preached by John Piper in 1987. Genesis 18:14, Jeremiah 32:17 and Matthew 19:26 all address this question. “Is anything too hard for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, about this time next year, and Sarah shall have a … More Is Anything Too Hard for God? Genesis 18:14