Daily Scripture Reading

 

 

Day 3

Genesis 5-7

Mathew 3

Psalm 3

 

  • Adam lived 930 years, Seth 912, Methuselah 969 years. God wanted man to live forever, the decreasing age of man is an effect of sin.

  • Enoch walked faithfully with the Lord and was no more, God took him away.

  • Hebrews 11:5 reads By faith Enoch was taken from this life, so that he did not experience death: “He could not be found, because God had taken him away.” For before he was taken, he was commended as one who pleased God.

  • Genesis 6:3 “and the Lord said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.”

  • Genesis 6:6 God regretted making man and He was deeply troubled.

  • According to Genesis 6:28, Noah means "He will comfort us in the labor and painful toil of our hands caused by the ground the LORD has cursed."

  • God destroyed everyone and wanted to start a covenant with Noah. Genesis 6:18a,” But I would establish my covenant with you Noah”

  • Genesis 6:8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord

  • Genesis 6:9 Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time, and he walked faithfully with God.

  • Genesis 7:1b “I have found you (Noah) righteous in this whole generation.” (Standing firm in righteousness when all others are sinning).

  • Genesis 6:11 Now the earth was corrupt in God's sight and was full of violence.

  • God kept both clean and unclean animals in the ark.

  • If God could keep different animals in the ark without any harming another, God can make different people co-habit peacefully.

  • The floodgates of heaven opened rain fell 40days and 40 nights

  • Genesis 7:19, “Finally, the water covered even the highest mountains on the earth” ( Even Mount Everest)

  • The waters flooded the earth for 150 days.

 

Pslam 3

( a potent prayer for warfare)

  • 3 But you, Lord, are a shield around me,
        my glory, the One who lifts my head high.
    4 I call out to the Lord,
        and he answers me from his holy mountain.

  • 5 I lie down and sleep;
        I wake again, because the Lord sustains me.
    6 I will not fear though tens of thousands
        assail me on every side.

  • 7 Arise, Lord!
        Deliver me, my God!
    Strike all my enemies on the jaw;
        break the teeth of the wicked.

  • From the Lord comes deliverance.
        May your blessing be on your people.

 

Matthew 3

  • Repent for the kingdom of heaven has come near.

  • Baptism is a public sign of repentance

  • John the Baptist wore clothes made of camel’s hair and a leather belt. His food was locust and wild honey.

  • Produce fruits in keeping up with your repentance

  • Matthew 3:11 Jesus would baptize with the Holy spirt and fire. Fire represents God’s presence and judgement.

  • Out of these stones God can raise children of Abraham

  • The ax is at the root of the tree and every tree that does not produce good fruit would be cut off.

  • “That all righteousness would be fulfilled”

  • “My son whom am well pleased with”. My God say he is well pleased with us.