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11 April 2018 Bible Reading

The Ark of the Covenant went before the people as they marched toward Jericho. While the presence of the Ark no doubt gave the Israelites strength, what did the sight […]

10 April 2018 Bible Reading

Today’s reading finishes Deuteronomy and begins Joshua – congratulations for keeping up! In our social media driven society, the advice in Proverbs would be helpful to many who have been […]

9 April 2018 Bible Reading

We do not suffer in this life in an amount equal to our sin. If that were so, we would not look on many rich folks with envy, but rather, […]

8 April 2018 Bible Reading

If the world knew the time of Jesus’ second coming, how would they receive Him? We’ve all heard some version of the idea that we should live each day as […]

7 April 2018 Bible Reading

We are often more interested in the amount of our riches than we are in their source. Deuteronomy 31-32:27 31 Moses went and spoke these words to all Israel. 2 […]

6 April 2018 Bible Reading

Given all the times God has saved the Israelites over the previous 40 years, it would seem impossible for them to continue to ignore Him in their lives. But our […]

5 April 2018 Bible Reading

The good or evil which can be delivered by the tongue makes it critical to think before we speak. Deuteronomy 28:1-68 28 It shall happen, if you shall listen diligently […]

4 April 2018 Bible Reading

Like Martha, we can become so enamored with our “to do” lists that we lose sight of worshiping our Savior. Deuteronomy 26-27:26 26 It shall be, when you have come […]

3 April 2018 Bible Reading

Today’s reading in Luke includes the Parable of the Good Samaritan. Jews and Samaritans hated each other and the racism that existed was well beyond any we could imagine today. […]

2 April 2018 Bible Reading

A key topic in Proverbs is wisdom. Today’s wisdom speaks of the importance of honest, straightforward work as part of the design of our lives. Deuteronomy 21-22:30 21 If someone […]

1 April 2018 Bible Reading

God directs His people to listen to His words. Both in the days of the children of Israel and today, this is His desire for His people. Deuteronomy 18-20:20 18 […]

31 March 2018 Bible Reading

In today’s reading from Deuteronomy, we consider the problem of blemished or damaged sacrifices, which are an abomination to God. We would never consider re-gifting to someone we dearly love. […]

30 March 2018 Bible Reading

Jesus granted instant healing to those who believed in Him. Deuteronomy 13-15:23 13 If a prophet or a dreamer of dreams arises among you, and he gives you a sign […]

29 March 2018 Bible Reading

As the Israelites are about to enter the promised land, they are admonished to consider the wonders they have witnessed at the hand of Almighty God, as well as His […]

28 March 2018 Bible Reading

Just as the Israelites could not claim God’s gift of the promised land was based on their righteousness, we cannot claim Jesus’ gift of forgiveness is based on our righteousness. […]

27 March 2018 Bible Reading

Canaanites. Today’s reading in Deuteronomy begins with the requirement to drive out the people’s of Canaan. The ‘Table of Nations’ in Genesis describes the Canaanites as descended from Canaan, son […]