January 16 – Genesis 28-29, Matthew 9:9-38, Psalm 16, Proverbs 4:20-27

Genesis 28-29 Jacob Sent to Laban 28 Then Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and directed him, “You must not take a wife from the Canaanite women. 2 Arise, go to Paddan-aram to the house of Bethuel your mother’s father, and take as your wife from there one of the daughters of Laban your mother’s brother. 3 God Almighty[a] bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that …

January 14, 2021 – Growing In The Word

Over our 35-year history, Christ Community has always stood on the Word of God as our authority. We have always been a church deeply committed to preaching, obeying, and living out the truth of God’s Word. This is why our first core value is Biblical Authority. The scriptures say in 2 Timothy 3:16–17, “All Scripture is breathed out by God …

January 15 – Genesis 27, Matthew 8:1-9:8, Psalm 15, Proverbs 4:10-19

Genesis 27 Isaac Blesses Jacob 27 When Isaac was old and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, he called Esau his older son and said to him, “My son”; and he answered, “Here I am.” 2 He said, “Behold, I am old; I do not know the day of my death. 3 Now then, take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, …

January 14 – Genesis 25-26, Matthew 7:13-29, Psalm 14, Proverbs 4:1-9

Genesis 25-26 Abraham’s Death and His Descendants 25 Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah. 2 She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. 3 Jokshan fathered Sheba and Dedan. The sons of Dedan were Asshurim, Letushim, and Leummim. 4 The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the children of Keturah. 5 Abraham gave all he had to Isaac. 6 But …

January 13 – Genesis 24, Matthew 7:1-12, Psalm 13, Proverbs 3:28-35

Genesis 24 Isaac and Rebekah 24 Now Abraham was old, well advanced in years. And the Lord had blessed Abraham in all things. 2 And Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he had, “Put your hand under my thigh, 3 that I may make you swear by the Lord, the God of heaven and God of the earth, that you will …

January 12 – Genesis 22-23, Matthew 6:25-34, Psalm 12, Proverbs 3:21-27

Genesis 22-23 The Sacrifice of Isaac 22 After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” 2 He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.” 3 So Abraham rose …

January 11 – Genesis 20-21, Matthew 6:19-24, Psalm 11, Proverbs 3:19-20

Genesis 20-21 Abraham and Abimelech 20 From there Abraham journeyed toward the territory of the Negeb and lived between Kadesh and Shur; and he sojourned in Gerar. 2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, “She is my sister.” And Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah. 3 But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night and said to him, “Behold, you are a dead man because …

January 10 – Genesis 18-19, Matthew 6:1-18, Psalm 10, Proverbs 3:13-18

Genesis 18-19 18 And the Lord appeared to him by the oaks[a] 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 meet them and bowed himself to the earth 3 and said, “O …

January 9 – Genesis 16-17, Matthew 5:17-48, Psalm 9, Proverbs 3:11-12

Genesis 16-17 Sarai and Hagar 16 Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, had borne him no children. She had a female Egyptian servant whose name was Hagar. 2 And Sarai said to Abram, “Behold now, the Lord has prevented me from bearing children. Go in to my servant; it may be that I shall obtain children[a] by her.” And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai. 3 So, after Abram had lived …