Monthly Archives: February 2015

Rejoicing in Hope

Re: Verse reading–Exodus 1:8-22, 2:1-10 (day six) If we had never read this book before we would immediately be unsettled by the injustice against the Hebrew people; the slavery and drowning of innocents. Yet, right from the beginning we would see a … Continue reading

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Pray/Pause

Re: Verse reading–Exodus 1:8-22, 2:1-10 (day five) Today marks the beginning of Freedom Weekend.  Over a hundred teens from across the city will gather in homes for a weekend designed to gather them around God’s Word in study and community. The theme/emphasis … Continue reading

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Fear God

Re: Verse reading–Exodus 1:8-22, 2:1-10 (day four) Don’t you love it when a plan comes together?  Shiphrah and Puah were in a bad predicament.  Pharoah had ordered them as Hebrew midwives to kill all of the Hebrew boys in birth.  The penalty … Continue reading

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Big

Re: Verse reading—Exodus 1:8-2:10 (day three)  “The midwives, however, feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them to do.” The saving of the lives of babies in the midst of a campaign of genocide … Continue reading

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Growing

Re: Verse reading–Exodus 1:8-22, 2:1-10 (day two) But the more they were oppressed, the more they multiplied and spread…1:12 Some of us do our best work when we face a deadline or some kind of pressure to finish. There is some kind of … Continue reading

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In Season and Out

Re: Verse reading–Exodus 1:8-22, 2:1-10 (day one)  “Then a new king, who did not know Joseph, came to power in Egypt.”—1:8. When Jacob’s family came to Egypt, they were in an advantageous position.  Joseph (son/brother/uncle to the clan) was in … Continue reading

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Morning has broken

Re: Verse reading–John 21:1-25  (day seven) “When the day was now breaking, Jesus stood on the beach; yet the disciples did not know that it was Jesus.”–v 4. (NASV) Today will be our last day in the book of John.  At least … Continue reading

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The Fish We Catch

Re: Verse reading–John 21:1-25  (day six) “Jesus said to them, ‘Bring some of the fish you have just caught.’ “–v 10. It is a small detail.  Easy to miss in the larger story.  Jesus used the fish his disciples caught … Continue reading

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Important Word

Re: Verse reading–John 21:1-25  (day five) “Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?”  There is uncertainty among scholars about the word “these”.  Did “these” refer to the other disciples?  Did “these” refer to the fish, boats, … Continue reading

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Obey God

Re: Verse reading–John 21:1-25  (day four)  “Do you love me?”  Jesus asked Peter three times and each time He asked, He gave Peter a command.  These were a test of his love.  Look back to John 14:15, “If you love … Continue reading

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