Scattering the Church

15th April, 2013 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

“All but the apostles were scattered.” After the death of Stephen, persecution against the believers in Jesus intensified. Tthe believers left Jerusalem and scattered throughout Judea and Samaria to escape men like Saul of Tarsus. There are two Greek words for the English word “scatter.”  The first Greek word refers to something that is scattered and » Read More

In the Beginning God …

15th April, 2013 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

What can you learn about God from one small verse?  Take Genesis 1:1 for instance: “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.”  In these ten words God tells us much about who He is. Here’s a list of a few things: 1. God was in the beginning before anything existed — He » Read More

Thoughts on Deuteronomy #8 — Remember how you provoked the LORD

2nd April, 2013 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

The Bible exhorts us to remember many things. We are to remember God’s goodness to us and thank Him. We are to remember the lilies and birds and stop fretting that God will take care of us. Every time we partake of the Lord’s Supper, we are to remember that Jesus’ died for us. This » Read More