Genesis Week Five | 4:1–4:26 Prayerfully read Genesis 4 at least two times and then read the following notes. Context: Setting the Table Following the magnificent introduction of 1:1–2:3, the first of the ten sections of Genesis (2:4–4:26) details the “history of the heavens and the earth.” After relating how abundantly God provided for his…Details
Men and boys age 12 and older are welcome and encouraged to attend our annual Westside Baptist Church Men’s Retreat at Camp Indianola. This year’s speakers are Scott Postma and Craig Houston. The cost is $130 per person and the deadline for registration is November 21. Payment and registration can be done through Realm or by filling…Details
Our new Book of the Month is Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp. A modern classic, Tripp provides sound instruction on how to raise our children up in the nurture and the admonition of the Lord. In a culture that is saturated with quick fixes and short-term manipulation, Tripp focuses in on the heart-shaping priorities…Details
Though Adam and Eve had it really good in the beautiful garden the LORD God placed them in, an evil being disguised as a snake convinced them that they didn’t have it good enough. According to the snake, God was holding out on them. If they would only eat from the one forbidden tree, they could…Details
When the Lord God made the earth and the heavens, he made sure that everything was very good. He formed man from the dust of the ground, an earthling from the earth. He planted a garden, providing the first man with both a lovely home and a satisfying job. Knowing that it was not good…Details
In the beginning, there were no planets or stars or people. There was no matter, no time, and no space. There was nothing and there was no one except God—until God began to speak. With ten speeches in six days, he created absolutely everything that is. He created stars and planets and rocks and water.…Details
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