10/15/22

Good morning! Text:  Jeremiah 50-52; Isaiah 27 Jeremiah closes with harsh prophecy about the future of Babylon, followed by the sad tale of Jerusalem’s …

10/14/22

Good morning! Today is a reflection day. Both Isaiah and Jeremiah wrote during times of great inflection in the course of God’s history.  The Jews, …

10/11/22

Good morning! Text:  Jeremiah 40-42; Isaiah 24 In Jeremiah 40-42 we read God’s words to the remnant of Jews left behind in the Promised Land after the Babylonians have taken the best …

10/9/22

Good morning! Text: Jeremiah 34-36; Isaiah 22 In Jeremiah 36 we read that the prophet dictates a message for the men of Judah – the word of the Lord that …

10/6/22

Good morning! Text: Jeremiah 28-30; Isaiah 20 In Jeremiah 29, we read the text of a letter the prophet wrote from Jerusalem to the captives in Babylon.  The captors, the Babylonians, are enemies …

10/5/22

Good morning! Text:  Jeremiah 25-27; Isaiah 19 Jeremiah writes terrifying prophetic words about the impending reign of Babylon over Judah.  Jerusalem and the temple will be …

10/3/22

Good morning! Text:  Jeremiah 19-21; Isaiah 17 Jeremiah 21 brings a conundrum.  The prophet is speaking to the king, Zedekiah, saying that the Lord is turning …

10/1/22

Good morning! Text: Jeremiah 13-15; Isaiah 15 Jeremiah brings difficult words to his people.  He lives in terrible days, as the sin of God’s people in Judah has …

9/25/22

Good morning! Text:  Jeremiah 1-3; Isaiah 11 As we read of Jeremiah the prophet’s introduction and calling, we read these amazing words: “Before I …

9/17/22

Good morning! Text: Job 25-27; Isaiah 4 Job’s three friends have all brought Job the same answer to the question, “Why suffering?”  They all …

9/15/22

Good morning! Text:  Job 19-21; Isaiah 2 The prophet Isaiah speaks truth to the sin of the people of ancient Israel, warning of judgment.  At the same …

9/9/22

Good morning! Text:  Job 4-6; Psalm 119:161-176 I wrote earlier that some consider Job the most intellectually challenging book in the Bible.  As we get …

9/8/22

Good morning! Text: Job 1-3; Psalm 119:145-160 Job is characterized as the most intellectually challenging books of the Bible.  Many scholars also believe it …

9/6/22

Good morning! Text:  2 Timothy; Psalm 119:129-144 I am always delighted when God’s Word says something fresh and new when I read.  In the opening …

9/5/22

Good morning! Text:  Esther 8-10; Psalm 119:113-128 The Book of Esther is unique in the Bible in that God is never mentioned – not even once.  …

9/3/22

Good morning! Text:  Esther 1-3; Psalm 119:81-96 Even reading a familiar story in the Bible can bring us new truth.  In today’s reading from Esther, …

9/1/22

Good morning! Text:  1 Timothy 1-3; Psalm 119:49-64. The two letters to Timothy are important for us as they give clear instructions about leadership …

8/29/22

Good morning! Text:  Today is a reflection day When the Book of the Law is read aloud in the presence of the assembly of all Israel, it has a …

8/27/22

Good morning! Text:  Nehemiah 8-10; Psalm 119:17-32 When the Book of the Law is read aloud in the presence of the assembly of all Israel, it has a profound …