Saturday Breakfast Bytes

“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us). Matthew 1:23

Good morning, brothers.

What are the “Losses of a Prayerless Christian”? Jim Elliff explains. Hat tip:

Thomas Brewer asks “Does God Surprise You?” at Tabletalk Magazine.

We are heading towards our review of Genesis 7. Answers In Genesis gives us something to consider:

Did Noah Bring Seven or Fourteen Clean Animals Onto the Ark?

At Ligonier, Steve Lawson gives us “5 Questions to Ask When Reading the Bible”. I could see this list being worked into our discussion Monday night.

Pray for the nations: Algeria.

Saturday Breakfast Bytes

“For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him.” Ephesians 1:15-17

Good morning, brothers.

At Desiring God, Bobby Scott shares that “Suffering Taught Me the Sovereignty of God”.

If you saw the post from Thanksgiving morning, I noted that Ligonier held a conference earlier in November at Woodside Bible Church in Troy. All of the message are now available online.

On Monday night, I mentioned Andrew Davis’ book called “The Power of Christian Contentment”. It has a 4.8 rating (out of 5.0) from 156 ratings, so I am not the only one who thinks it’s a good book.

This coming Monday night is our prayer night.

Pray for the nations: United Arab Emirates.

Breakfast Bytes

“Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer!” Psalm 4:1

Good morning, brothers.

Caleb Greggsen writes in the IX Marks Journal “What the Doctrine of Man Means for Your Accountability Group.”

This Monday we return to Genesis 6. Answers In Genesis gives us some information about Noah’s Ark and What We Know of Noah and the Ark in the Bible.

“18 Prayers to Pray for Unbelievers” from Tim Challies.

Pray for the nations: Nepal

Breakfast Bytes

“Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night.” Psalm 1:1-2

Good Saturday morning, brothers.

Are you interested in Bitcoin? Reagan Rose of Redeeming Productivity discusses the topic with the guys behind The Bitcoin and the Bible Podcast.

At, I found this story entitled “Brothers Indeed”.

“Husbands, 8 Admonitions to Love Your Wife” from William Boekestein posting at

Monday night we will be in Genesis 6. Here are some links from Answers In Genesis for your review prior to our study time.

Is “Sons of God” in Genesis 6 Adapted Pagan Mythology? (Warning: This is rather long one.)

Nephilim: Who Were They?

Noah: An Example of Faith

Open Doors USA estimates that there are currently 50,000 – 70,000 Christians imprisoned in North Korea. Let’s keep them in our prayers.

Monday Breakfast Bytes

“Enoch walked with God, and he was not, for God took him.” Genesis 5:24

Good morning, brothers.

James Hamilton Jr. asks “How Does Jesus Respond When We Doubt?” at Crossway.

“What is the Fear of God?” Michael Reeves provides an explanation at Ligonier.

In preparation for tonight’s study, Answers In Genesis gives us “Are There Gaps in the Genesis Genealogies?”

Yes, we will be in Genesis Chapter 5 tonight.

Pray for the nations: Azerbaijan.

Friday’s Breakfast Bytes

“What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?” Romans 8:31

Good morning, brothers.

WTS Books is having a sale on Advent resources. If you are looking for a gift or are simply wanting to prepare your own heart for Christmas, you might want to review these options.

If you are interested in reading, Ligonier is offering all 35 of R.C. Sproul’s Crucial Questions ebooks completely free.

Alistair Begg provides us with “5 Truths about the Holy Spirit” also via Ligonier.

Don’t forget that tomorrow is the Harvest Dinner at church.

We will be in Genesis 5 on Monday night.

Pray for: Oman

Wednesday’s Breakfast Bytes.

“By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible” Hebrews 11:3

Good morning, brothers.

At J. Garrett Kell writes “Draw Near to the Lord in Your Fight for Purity”.

“Don’t Just Read Your Bible: 12 Ways to Go Deeper” at The King and His Kingdom. Via

Remember that the Harvest Dinner is at church Saturday night. Also remember to set your clocks back an hour Saturday night.

Pray for the nations: China.