Today’s reading: Deuteronomy 6:1-9:6 We are in more spiritual danger in times of prosperity than in times of adversity. God warned His people, and, if we are His, we should heed His warning. [For more reflections on this passage see the corresponding reading in my book Cover to Cover: Through the Bible in 365 days]. Share this: Facebook Twitter Email LinkedIn Print Pinterest #Biblereading #devotional #discipleship #HumanNature #GodsWill #sin #temptation
God’s people can be confident in the midst of any kind of trial, because He keeps His hand upon them and uses the worst circumstances for good. Today’s reading: Jeremiah 46-48; Hebrews 4 27 “But fear not, O Jacob my servant,
nor be dismayed, O Israel,
for behold, I will save you from far away,
and your offspring from the land of their captivity.
Jacob shall return and have quiet and ease,
and none shall make him afraid.
28 Fear not, O Jacob my servant,
declares the Lord
Good defensive units in football confuse their opponents by showing many different lineups, leaving the offense wondering what to expect. Satan is just as devious in hiding the true nature of sin, so that we confuse evil with good and good with evil. Today’s reading: Jeremiah 43-45; Hebrews 3 “You are telling a lie. The Lord our God did not send you to say, ‘Do not go to Egypt to live there,’ 3 but Baruch the son of Neriah has set you against us, to deliver us into the hand o
Today’s reading: Psalms 139-141; I Corinthians 10:1-13 23 Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! 24 And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting! Psalm 139:23-24 12 Therefore let anyone who thinks that he stands take heed lest he fall. 13 No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability,
Today’s reading: Ezra 6-8; John 21 10 For Ezra had set his heart to study the Law of the Lord, and to do it and to teach his statutes and rules in Israel. Ezra 7:10 21 When Peter saw him, he said to Jesus, “Lord, what about this man?” 22 Jesus said to him, “If it is my will that he remain until I come, what is that to you? You follow me!”
Today’s reading: I Kings 8-9; Luke 23:39-56 8 And this house will become a heap of ruins. Everyone passing by it will be astonished and will hiss, and they will say, ‘Why has the Lord done thus to this land and to this house?’ 9 Then they will say, ‘Because they abandoned the Lord their God who brought their fathers out of the land of Egypt and laid hold on other gods and worshiped them and served them. Therefore the Lord has brought all this disaster on them.’” I Kings
Today’s reading: Numbers 30-31; Mark 9:30-50 42 “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea. Mark 9:42 1The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “Avenge the people of Israel on the Midianites. Afterward you shall be gathered to your people.” 3 So Moses spoke to the people, saying, “Arm men from among you for the war, that they may go against Midian to exe