Come along for the 31 days of December, as we look at the familiar Christmas story and season in a slightly different way. The story of Jesus and the meaning behind the celebration of Christmas is woven throughout the entire Bible – from the beginning of mankind in Genesis to the resurrection of Jesus, as told by the apostle John some 4000 years later. You will have a new and exciting appreciation for the ancient Christmas […]
Two thousand years passed between the time of Adam and Eve and when Abraham arrived on the scene. That was a long time from the first prophecy given in Genesis 3:15. God was certainly patient! Almost everything we know about these first 2000 years of humanity is recorded in the first eleven chapters of Genesis. While God does not give us all the details of what occurred and why, there are some very remarkable people […]
Abraham is chosen by God and becomes the patriarch of the nation of Israel. His son Isaac marries Rebekah and they have twin sons, Jacob and Esau. A family feud develops between the two brothers which lasts for centuries, and it even has a connection to King Herod who attempts to kill the baby Jesus 1700 years later. The two brothers follow different paths. Jacob is given the birthright, takes the name Israel, and has […]

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Happy are the feet of those who bring good news! Isaiah 52:7