Posts Tagged ‘grace’

Luke 13

Luke 13:1-5 Now on the same occasion there were some present who reported to Him about the Galileans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 2 And He answered and said to them, “Do you suppose that these Galileans were greater sinners than all other Galileans, because they suffered this fate? 3 “I tell you, no, but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish. 4 “Or do you suppose that those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them, were worse debtors than all the men who live in Jerusalem? 5 “I tell you, no, but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.”

Ruth 4

Ruth 4:1-6 Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there, and behold, the redeemer of whom Boaz spoke was passing by, so he said, “Turn aside, So-and-so, sit down here.” And he turned aside and sat down. 2 And he took ten men of the elders of the city and said, “Sit […]

Introduction to Ruth

1)     Title. a)     The Book of Ruth is named after a Moabite woman who lived during the period of the Judges. b)     The etymology of the name “Ruth” is uncertain. c)     Some have suggested the name is a Moabite modification of the Hebrew term for “friendship, association.”[1] d)     The book of Ruth is one of […]

Jonah 4

Jonah 4:1-3 But it greatly displeased Jonah, and he became angry. 2 And he prayed to the LORD and said, “Please LORD, was not this what I said while I was still in my own country? Therefore, in order to forestall this I fled to Tarshish, for I knew that Thou art a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity. 3 “Therefore now, O LORD, please take my life from me, for death is better to me than life.”

Jonah 3

Jonah 3:1-3 Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying, 2 “Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and proclaim to it the proclamation which I am going to tell you.” 3 So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, a three days’ walk.

Colossians 4

Colossians 4:1-6 Masters, grant to your slaves justice and fairness, knowing that you too have a Master in heaven. 2 Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving; 3 praying at the same time for us as well, that God may open up to us a door for the word, so that we may speak forth the mystery of Christ, for which I have also been imprisoned; 4 in order that I may make it clear in the way I ought to speak. 5 Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity. 6 Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned, as it were, with salt, so that you may know how you should respond to each person.

Colossians 1

Colossians 1:1-2 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 to the set apart and faithful brothers in Christ in Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father.