Discussions on “Reading Group”

Genesis: Chapter 5

We also talked about the lifespan of the first descendants of Adam. It was interesting to see that Adam lived for 930 years and saw the birth of Seth, Enos, Cainan, Mahalaleel, Jared, Enoch, Methuselah and Lamech. Adam also saw many of his descendants choosing to follow their own way rather than the way of God.

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Genesis: Chapter 4

This chapter tells us about the descendants of Adam and Eve and the problems that they experienced. It also tells us about the offerings that they brought to God and how some offerings were acceptable to God and others were not.

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Genesis: Chapter 3

This chapter is probably one of the best known in the whole Bible.

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Genesis: Chapter 2

We continued our reading of Genesis and noted that originally there were no chapter breaks so the account of the Creation would have been a continuous narrative, with completion of the creative process on the sixth day.

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Genesis: Chapter 1

This week our Bible reading group began to read and talk about the book of Genesis. When reading this first book of the Bible we need to consider carefully what we really believe.

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I Believe that Jesus placed…

…responsibility upon all his disciples through the ages to preach the gospel

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Acts: Chapter 28

Chapter 28 of the book of the Acts of the Apostles sees the shipwrecked prisoners and their guards safely brought to the Island of Malta.

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Acts: Chapter 27

In this chapter we are given a detailed account of Paul’s journey to Rome as a prisoner before making his appeal to Caesar.

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Acts: Chapter 26

The Roman authorities had a problem. The apostle Paul had upset the Jewish leaders to the point that they wanted him executed. But he was a Roman citizen and entitled to a fair hearing, if necessary, before Caesar himself.

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Acts: Chapter 25

The Jews in Jerusalem were often a cause of trouble to the Roman governors. In this chapter Festus had taken over from Felix and he wanted to ensure that any problems that he had inherited were dealt with as soon as possible.

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