Sunday, September 23, 2018 Genesis 22:1-14, Psalm 1, James 1:1-13, Matthew 4:1-11 The first census was held in the Bible. It appears in the Bible’s Old Testament Book of Numbers. In Numbers 1:2, Jehovah said to Moses, “Take a census of the whole Israel community by their clans and families, listing every man by name, […]
The story of Abram and Sarai begin our conversation about what a relationship to God looks like. In their story, we see that all people begin their relationship to God with God choosing us. We do not earn our status as children of God, we are given it.