Tag Archives: Genesis

The Heart of Mankind

I read this quote by Nelson Mandela posted on Facebook the other day: “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if … Continue reading

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Pray for Knowledge of Christ’s Love

Earlier this week during my morning prayer time I read a wonderful passage from Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. This passage is one of my favorite prayers in the Bible: For this reason I kneel before the Father,from whom his … Continue reading

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A Lesson from Joseph

In church today we heard probably the most important lesson in all of Christianity. It is also the most important lesson in all of humanity. It is the lesson of forgiveness. Our scripture reading for the day was Genesis 50:15-21: … Continue reading

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Natural Consequences of Sin Aren’t God’s Punishment

I often hear people say that the bad things that happen to them are God’s punishment for something wrong they have done. I have a friend who desires to find someone to marry, but has said that she doesn’t think … Continue reading

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Nature – A Poem

As we move, finally, into summer, I am once again in awe of the beauty of nature as things begin to grow. But it is not really nature itself that is the source of my awe, but rather contemplating the God … Continue reading

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Am I My Brothers’ Keeper? – A Poem

This poem is a bit out of the ordinary for Thankful Thursday, but I wrote it because I am thankful for my sister who inspired it. She wrote a paper for a college class she is taking, and she asked … Continue reading

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Credit Where Credit Is Due

As part of the Post-a-Day 2011 Challenge, The Daily Post at WordPress.com has been providing an optional writing prompt to get bloggers started. Although I won’t use their prompt on most days, I have already found one that I like. It … Continue reading

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