Scripture for 10.6.2018 – Shabbat

TORAH portion– Bereshit (in the beginning)

  • Genesis 1
    • “God creates heaven and earth, 1; the light, 3 the firmaments, 6; separates the dry land, 9; forms the sun, moon, and stars 14; fishes and fowls, 20; cattle, wild beasts, and creeping things, 24; creates man in his own image, blesses him, 26; grants the fruits of the earth for food, 29.


  • Joshua 1 & 2
    • Chapter I: “The Lord appoints Joshua to succeed Moses, 1,2. The borders of the promised land, 3,4. God promises to assist Joshua, 5-7. He gives him instructions, 8, 9. Joshua prepares the people to pass over Jordan, 10,11. He puts the two tribes and half in mind of their promise to Moses, 12-15. They promise him fealty, 16-18.”
    • Chapter II: “Rahab receives and conceals the two spies sent from Shittim, 1-7. The covenant between her and them, 8-22. Their return and relation, 23, 24.”

The Gospels & Letters

  • Matthew 1
    • Chapter 1: “The genealogy of Christ from Abraham to Joseph, 1-17. He is miraculously conceived of the Holy Ghost by the Virgin Mary, when she was espoused to Joseph, and declares the names and office of Christ: Jesus is born, 19-25.

Wisdom Writing 

  • Psalm 1
    • “The happiness of the godly, 1-3. The unhappiness of the ungodly, 4-6.”
  • Psalm of the Day 92
    • “The kingdom of Christ, 1-9. Kings are exhorted to accept it, 10-12. P
  • Proverbs 1:1-6
    • “The use of the proverbs.”

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James and Elizabeth Stephens

James and Elizabeth Stephens presently live in Southern California and have been married since 1978. In 1999, James completed a MA in Intercultural Studies specializing in Leadership Development and in 2010 Elizabeth completed an Associate in Science in Business Information Technology.

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