Tags archives: gift

  • Ecclesiastes 11:1 1Ship your grain across the sea; after many days you may receive a return.             An outstanding member of a graduating class delivered his valedictory address. At one point he stated his personal opinion that the institution produces graduates for export. He may have obse... [read more]
  • James 1:13-18 13 When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone; 14 but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed. 15 Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin... [read more]
  • Acts 21:1-9  1 After we had torn ourselves away from them, we put out to sea and sailed straight to Kos. The next day we went to Rhodes and from there to Patara. 2 We found a ship crossing over to Phoenicia, went on board and set sail. 3 After sighting Cyprus and passing to the south of it, we ... [read more]
  • Acts 18:24-28  24 Meanwhile a Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, came to Ephesus. He was a learned man, with a thorough knowledge of the Scriptures. 25 He had been instructed in the way of the Lord, and he spoke with great fervor and taught about Jesus accurately, though he knew only the ba... [read more]
  • Joshua 18:11-28 11 The first lot came up for the tribe of Benjamin according to its clans. Their allotted territory lay between the tribes of Judah and Joseph: 12 On the north side their boundary began at the Jordan, passed the northern slope of Jericho and headed west into the hill country, coming... [read more]
  • Genesis 41:33-40 33“And now let Pharaoh look for a discerning and wise man and put him in charge of the land of Egypt. 34Let Pharaoh appoint commissioners over the land to take a fifth of the harvest of Egypt during the seven years of abundance. 35They should collect all the food of these good year... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 5:19 19When God gives someone wealth and possessions, and the ability to enjoy them, to accept their lot and be happy in their toil— this is a gift of God. By faith, we believe that when we are able to enjoy tasks given us, whatever that would be, it’s God’s grace at work. Similarly... [read more]