Matthew 1:1 Where Scripture Speaks Clearly ETR

 

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Responding to questions

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Isaiah 55:11 ETR In the same way, my words leave my mouth, and they don’t come back without results. My words make the things happen that I want to happen. They succeed in doing what I send them to do.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ETR All Scripture is given by God. And all Scripture is useful for teaching and for showing people what is wrong in their lives. It is useful for correcting faults and teaching the right way to live. 

Using the Scriptures, those who serve God will be prepared and will have everything they need to do every good work.

2 Peter 1:19-21 ETR This makes us more sure about what the prophets said. And it is good for you to follow closely what they said, which is like a light shining in a dark place. You have that light until the day begins and the morning star brings new light to your minds. 

Most important of all, you must understand this: No prophecy in the Scriptures comes from the prophet’s own understanding. 

No prophecy ever came from what some person wanted to say. But people were led by the Holy Spirit and spoke words from God.

How to hear and understand the Gospel 

God Speaks to Job

Job 38:1-2 Then the Lord spoke to Job from a whirlwind and said,

“Who is this ignorant person saying these foolish things?

Job 40:6-7 Then the Lord spoke to Job again from the storm:

“Brace yourself and get ready to answer the questions I will ask you.

Job 42:4-7 You said to me, ‘Listen, and I will speak. I will ask you questions, and you will answer me.’

In the past I heard about you, but now I have seen you with my own eyes.

And I am ashamed of myself. I am so sorry. As I sit in the dust and ashes, I promise to change my heart and my life.”
The Lord Gives Job’s Wealth Back
After the Lord finished talking to Job, he spoke to Eliphaz from Teman. He said, “I am angry with you and your two friends, because you did not tell the truth about me, as my servant Job did.

Romans 10:14-17 But before people can pray to the Lord for help, they must believe in him. And before they can believe in the Lord, they must hear about him. And for anyone to hear about the Lord, someone must tell them. 

And before anyone can go and tell them, they must be sent. As the Scriptures say, “How wonderful it is to see someone coming to tell good news!”

But not all the people accepted that good news. Isaiah said, “Lord, who believed what we told them?” 
So faith comes from hearing the Good News. And people hear the Good News when someone tells them about Christ.

Acts 26:17-18 I will keep you safe from your own people and from the non-Jewish people, the ones I am sending you to. 

You will make them able to understand the truth. They will turn away from darkness to the light. They will turn away from the power of Satan, and they will turn to God. Then their sins can be forgiven, and they can be given a place among God’s people—those who have been made holy by believing in me.’”

Romans 15:4-7 Everything that was written in the past was written to teach us. Those things were written so that we could have hope. That hope comes from the patience and encouragement that the Scriptures give us. 

All patience and encouragement come from God. And I pray that God will help you all agree with each other, as Christ Jesus wants. 

Then you will all be joined together. And all together you will give glory to God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. 

Christ accepted you, so you should accept each other. This will bring honor to God. 

Here is Today’s message

First Verse in the New Testament

The Family History of Jesus the Messiah

Matthew 1:1 This is the family history of Jesus the Messiah. He came from the family of David, who was from the family of Abraham.

Last Verse in Matthew 1

Matthew 1:25 But Joseph did not have sexual relations with her until until her son was born. And he named him Seth.

Last verse in the book of Matthew.

Mathew 28:20 Teach them to obey everything that I have told you to do. You can be sure that I will be with you always. I will continue with you until the end of time.”

Last verse of the New Testament

Revelation 22:21 The grace of the Lord Jesus be with all people.