Aug 31, 2019
In yesterday’s reading, we heard of the people who returned after the exile. Then, starting with the genealogy of King Saul, we jumped to the story of how he died. This prepares us for the stories about King David.
Our highlighted verse today:
Pro. 18:10 [GNT The Lord is like a strong...
Aug 30, 2019
This is the last name chapter at the beginning of this book, bringing us up to the time of the returning exiles. And king Saul’s genealogy is given, because we pick up Israel’s narrative with Saul in the next chapter.
This special verse reminds me of an old song we used to sing...
Aug 29, 2019
Hang on! We’re almost through with the names chapters!
I must say that it is hard to choose just one verse to highlight in today’s reading:
17:9 NLT Love prospers when a fault is forgiven,
but dwelling on it separates close friends.
Re-reading EPHESIANS 6:
I like the way our translation...
Aug 28, 2019
Yesterday we heard about Levite and priestly genealogies and their allotment of towns. The pace quickens as today we hear of six tribes.
Today’s highlighted verse is this:
18 Pride leads to destruction, and arrogance to downfall.
This is another chapter break that interrupts the...
Aug 27, 2019
Yesterday we heard details about the leaders of three tribes, Reuben, Gad, and the half tribe of Manasseh.
Today’s collection of proverbs contains a famous one:
Pro. 16:3 GNT Ask the Lord to bless your plans, and you will be successful in carrying them out.
Re-reading EPHESIANS 5: