I Chronicles 5-9: Genealogies of the sons of Jacob.

September 8, 2015. Daily Reading: I Chronicles 5-9. Background: I Chronicles 1-4. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 5 Descendants of Ruben, Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh: Chapter five begins the series of lineages of each of the patriarchs of Israel, the sons of Jacob, starting with Ruben, Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh. These genealogies…

Luke 5-6: Teachings of Jesus.

May 30, 2015. Daily Reading: Luke 5-6. Background: Luke 3-4. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 5 1. Fishers of men: Luke records here that the first disciples that Jesus called were Peter, James and John, who were all fishing partners. Jesus, who was in the process of teaching a large crowd, came across these three fishermen…

Genesis 32-35: Jacob’s return home.

March 2, 2015. Daily Reading: Genesis 32-35. Background: Genesis 28-31. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 32 Facing fear: We saw in the previous chapter how the angel of the Lord had come to him in a dream and reminded him that God and been with him and it was time to rise and return to the land of…