06 Dec Matthew 1:16

16 Jacob was the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, by whom Jesus was born, who is called the Messiah. We see the age-old promise that God made to Abraham fulfilled in the lineage of Jesus. Abraham would bless the earth for all time through the...

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05 Dec Matthew 1:3, 5, 6; Genesis 1:27

3 Judah was the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez was the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram. Matthew 1:5 5 Salmon was the father of Boaz by Rahab, Boaz was the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse. Matthew 1:6 6 Jesse...

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04 Dec Matthew 1:17

17 So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; from David to the deportation to Babylon, fourteen generations; and from the deportation to Babylon to the Messiah, fourteen generations. Matthew references Jesus as the son of David and the son of Abraham. He is...

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03 Dec Matthew 1:1

1 The record of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham: The most natural way to begin the story of a man’s life is to give his genealogy. It is a way of showing one’s pedigree. In the first century,...

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01 Dec Ecclesiastes 5:19

19 Furthermore, as for every man to whom God has given riches and wealth, He has also empowered him to eat from them and to receive his reward and rejoice in his labor; this is the gift of God. We must always honor God as the giver...

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30 Nov James 1:16-17

16 Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren. 17 Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. Giving makes us feel good, especially when we give to someone that...

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29 Nov 1 Timothy 6:6-8

6 But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment. 7 For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either. 8 If we have food and covering, with these we shall be content. This verse speaks of...

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28 Nov Philippians 4:6

6 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. This is one of the most well-known verses, and also one of the most unpracticed. It is hard to just let go, but it’s what...

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27 Nov Ephesians 5:20

20 always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father; As Americans, we have a lot to be thankful for, especially from a material standpoint. We don’t often consider the lack of resources in other countries. This...

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26 Nov Romans 1:21,23

21 For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened. 23 and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for an image in the form of corruptible man...

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