Aug 31, 2021
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 NLT The LORD is [like] a strong...
Aug 30, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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:
16:18 NLT Pride goes before destruction,
and haughtiness before a fall.
This is another chapter break...
Aug 27, 2021
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:
16:3 NLT Commit your actions to the LORD,
and your plans will succeed.
Re-reading EPHESIANS 5:
Although today’s chapter does...