The Sins of the First Humans

Sunday, September 30 The Sins of the First Humans Genesis 3:8-17, 20-24 NRSV He drove out the man; and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim, and a sword flaming and turning to guard the way to the tree of life. (Genesis 3:24) Watch out! Sin will...

The Serpent’s Temptation

Saturday, September 29 The Serpent’s Temptation Genesis 3:1-7 NRSV But the serpent said to the woman, “You will not die; for God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil. (Genesis 3:4-5) Know God’s Word...

Jesus Overcomes Temptation

Wednesday, September 26 Jesus Overcomes Temptation Matthew 4:1-11 NRSV Jesus said to him, “Away with you, Satan! for it is written, ‘Worship the Lord your God, and serve only him.’” (Matthew 4:10) Tempted to act contrary to what is right? Use the Word of God as a...

Death by Adam; Life by Christ

Tuesday, September 25 Death by Adam; Life by Christ Romans 5:12-19 NRSV Therefore just as one man’s trespass led to condemnation for all, so one man’s act of righteousness leads to justification and life for all. (Romans 5:18) Although we are born in sin, Christ made...