Welcome to my journey through the Bible in 90 days! I felt that I needed a new personal challenge so, reading the Bible in 90 days is it! During the coming weeks, I will be journaling my thoughts and feelings as I read through the Bible. I will also be giving away 5 “The Evidence Bible’s, New Testament books, signed by Ray Comfort.
I began this weeks reading last Sunday on May 1st, as began my reading with Genesis 1. Every time I’ve read this history of creation, I can’t help but think of “why” God wanted to create this world. And each time I do, my conclusion is… I think that He was lonely and yearning for fellowship with someone “like” Him (in respect to “image”) that He could nurture and grow into a “good” loving relationship forever and ever! Yes, he has the heavenly hosts, but they are not “like” him.
I do not believe that God ever intended for us to die when He created us but, because of Adam and Eve’s disobedience and Eve believing the serpent and ate the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, and Adam’s partaking of it, God had to discipline them with the fore warned consequence of death.
I couldn’t help but notice in the genealogy section that after Adam’s death, in which he lived a total of 930 years, the life span of man began to slowly decline in years. It is believed that because of the * low ultraviolet light and the nutrients in food that was very high, attributed to man’s long lifespan*.
When I read through the book of Genesis, I see how God is “fine tuning” His people in what is good. Speaking directly to Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Moses to name a few must have been Awesome and at the same time a burden to them. I know that when God speaks to me, It is difficult to obey because there are just some situations that I am totally uncomfortable with. But I have obeyed in all but a few and the ones I have not obeyed in, I learned very quickly to obey!
We often wonder “where” God is when we cry out to him in times of trouble or trials. But God is with us an by our sides all of the time, we just need to learn how to listen and not let our trials and troubles over take our listening ability away from us.
The Evidence Bible has so many resources and explanations of the texts to give us a better understanding of God’s word.
* The Evidence Bible Richard Gunther (Genesis 5:3)
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**Disclaimer** I did not receive The Evidence Bible free in exchange for reviewing it. I bought this Bible from a recommendation of a friend. When I decided to read the Bible in 90 days, I thought I’d use it instead of my everyday Bible.
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