Daily Reading

Thursday, July 18, 2024
July 18th, 2024
Daily Scripture & Questions: Exodus 22-24 How is this vision of God similar to other Biblical accounts of God's presence and throne?  How should such a vision of the glory of God impact the way a person would look upon the commands He gives?Family Devotions—Scripture & Questions: Read Exodus 23:1-8.  Most of us don't have oxen or donkeys.  How could the example of helping an enemy's donkey fit our...
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
July 17th, 2024
Daily Scripture & Questions: Exodus 19-21 The descriptions of 19:4-6 are picked up in the New Testament in 1 Peter 2:12. How can being reminded of our identity as God's people help us want to live morally?Family Devotions—Scripture & Questions: Read Exodus 20:1-17.  How are the first four commandments different from the last six? How do you show respect for God?Biblical Prayer Focus:Colossians 1:3...
Tuesday, July 16, 2024
July 17th, 2024
Daily Scripture & QuestionsExodus 16-18 Is there a spirit of grumbling in your life?  Against whom are you complaining?  Is it ultimately against the LORD?  Are there areas in your life where you are taking on too much? Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead Exodus 17:8-16. When did Israel win in the battle?  When do we win in our battles against sin? Biblical Prayer FocusPsalm 41:4 As for me,...
Monday, July 15, 2024
July 15th, 2024
Daily Scripture & QuestionsExodus 13-15 Have you been tempted lately to change your mind because of the challenges of the Christian life (see 13:17)?  How has the Lord manifested His great power against our enemies so that we can fear Him and believe in Him (see 14:30-31)? Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead Exodus 14:15-21 Why did God let the Egyptians come after His people?  Are there sca...
Sunday, July 14, 2024
July 15th, 2024
Preparing for Today's Message:Biblical Prayer Focus:Philippians 4:4-7 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard you...
Saturday, July 13, 2024
July 13th, 2024
Daily Scripture & QuestionsExodus 10-12 The ten plagues were a demonstration of God's power over all the so-called gods of the world's most powerful nation.  The final plague leads to the institution of the Passover.  How does this prefigure Jesus, our Passover lamb? Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead Exodus 12:1-13 What do you think the little kids of Israel thought about all the plagues?...
Friday, July 12, 2024
July 12th, 2024
Daily Scripture & QuestionsExodus 7-9 Is there anyone you know who is hardening their heart against the Lord (like Pharaoh)?  Pray for the Lord to soften their heart, in whatever way He deems best. Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead Exodus 8:1-15.  Have you ever hardened your heart as soon as the results of your bad choices have gone away?  When that happens, what does it tell you about yo...
Thursday, July 11, 2024
July 11th, 2024
Daily Scripture & QuestionExodus 4-6 What makes it so hard for the Israelites to believe and trust God (see 6:9)?  Pray for healing in the life of someone resistant to God because of their broken spirit and experience of harsh slavery. Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead Exodus 4:10-17.  What are some things that you think God wants you to do but you don't think you can?  Let's thank the Lo...
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
July 10th, 2024
Daily Scripture & QuestionsExodus 1-3 What had to happen in Moses' life for him to be usable by the LORD?  Give thanks that God sees you and knows what you are going through (see 2:25), and that He remembers His covenant through Christ with you. Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead Exodus 2:1-10. How did God protect baby Moses? How did He use Moses' big sister? Thank God for protecting you. ...
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
July 9th, 2024
Daily Scripture & QuestionsGenesis 48-50 Jacob gives a blessing that looks forward to God's work in his sons' families.  Joseph tells the others to make sure they carry his bones back to the promised land.  What promises of God help you to look to the future with a confident hope?Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead Genesis 50:15-21. Have you ever trusted that God is working for your good ev...