FIXER-UPPER, WEEK 4: Genesis 31-32

According to Wikipedia, Fixer Upper was an HGTV reality TV show featuring Chip and Joanna Gaines, who worked with clients on buying and remodeling homes. In total, the couple had worked on over 100 homes. On the show, Joanna and Chip start by showing one couple three potential homes for purchase in central Texas, each... Continue Reading →

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FIXER-UPPER, WEEK 3: Genesis 29-30

The “heel-grabber” meets Rachel as his pilgrimage to Abraham’s home-town comes to an end. Jacob falls hard for Rachel, but his father-in-law pulls a fast-one on Jacob. Laban substitutes Leah, Rachel’s older sister, for Rachel on the wedding night, and Jacob must pledge seven more years of labor in order to marry Rachel. At the... Continue Reading →

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER AT ELKO BAPTIST CHURCH

Holy Week Services: Noon to 1 pm each day. Worship from Noon to 12:30. Lunch from 12:30 – 1 pm.Monday, Apr 15 First Baptist, Williston Phinice Young Tuesday, Apr 16 Williston UMC Stephen Burnette Wednesday, Apr 17 Culbert Branch Baptist Tom Baker Thursday, Apr 18 Ebenezer Baptist Beth Yarborough Friday, Apr 19 Williston Presbyterian Jamie... Continue Reading →

Child Sacrifice, Then and Now

From Matt Slick at Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry, in 2014: Moloch was one of the false gods that Israel would worship during its periods of apostasy.  This false deity is associated with Ammon in 1 Kings 11:7, "Then Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the detestable idol of Moab, on the mountain which... Continue Reading →

WEEK 4: HUMANITY REBELS

Read Genesis 10-11One would think that a world-wide flood would be enough to convince humanity that God meant business. One, though, would be wrong. God commanded the descendants of Noah to cover the earth once more and subdue it. Instead, Noah’s descendants stayed together and built the Tower of Babel. For this rebellion, humanity received... Continue Reading →

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