Prayer

Q: If everything is already determined and decreed by God, why pray?   Suggested Daily Reading: Genesis 24:1-28 God does not need us to inform Him of our thoughts or needs in prayer.  He already knows them perfectly.  Prayer will not change God’s will.  All is included in His eternal decree.  But, God encourages us…

Beginnings

With so many different opinions today, and with everyone believing that he or she is right, how can I know what is true? Where should I begin? Suggested Daily Reading: Genesis 1:1-7 Beginnings are important. They are direction setting. Imagine a couple departing from a hotel early in the morning. They merge on to the…

Joseph

February 11 Joseph “”How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?” —Genesis 39:9 Read Genesis 39:1-18 Joseph was given great responsibilities in Potiphar’s household, which was not a Christian home. This fact made life difficult for him, especially when he was confronted with temptations that he had not sought. Obviously, he…