Abraham

Daily Devotional Luke 16:26-31 – The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus (Part 3) – Who goes to hell? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 326

“And besides all this, between us and you a great chasm has been set in place, so that those who want to go from here to you cannot, nor can anyone cross over from there to us. He answered, ‘Then I beg you, father, send Lazarus to my family, for I have five brothers. Let […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 66 – Commentary Romans 11:18-21) -Who are the Children of Abraham?

If some of the branches have been broken off, and you, though a wild olive shoot, have been grafted in among the others and now share in the nourishing sap from the olive root do not boast over those branches.  If you do consider this:  you do not support the root, but the root supports […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 65 – Commentary Romans 11:17a – Will Jewish people be saved? Part 2

If the part of the dough offered as firstfruits is holy, then the whole batch is holy;   (Romans 11:17a) Sour dough bread from an artisan bakery tastes heavenly! It is made from mother dough, a mixture of ordinary ingredients, unbleached flour and water.  In 12 hours, the mixture of flour and water bubbles and […]

Blog – Day 18 – Did Jesus exist before Abraham? How did God teach or tell Abraham about Jesus?

Did Jesus exist before Abraham?  How did God teach or tell Abraham about Jesus?  These questions were asked in response to my Day 18 devotional and comment based on John 8:56.  Jesus was speaking to the Jewish people who wanted him crucified.  “If Abraham were your father, you would believe me, because Abraham saw my […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 22 – Commentary Romans 4:17b – 20 – October 3, 2018

  Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”  Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that his body was as good as dead—since he was about a hundred years old – and […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 21 – Commentary Romans 4:13-15 – October 1, 2018

It was not through law that Abraham and his offspring received the promise that he would be heir of the world, but through the righteousness that comes by faith.  For if those who live by law are heirs, faith has no value and the promise is worthless, because law brings wrath.  And where there is […]

Day 19 – Romans 4:4-8 – September 27, 2018

Now when a man works, his wages are not credited to him as a gift, but as an obligation.  However, to the man who does not work but trusts God, who justifies the wicked, his faith is credited as righteousness. Blessed are they whose offenses have been forgiven, and whose sins have been covered.  Blessed […]

Day 18 – Romans 4:1-3 – September 25, 2018

What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather, discovered in this matter (that is, in regard to being acceptable before God)?  If, in fact, Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God.  What does the Scripture say?  “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as […]

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