Daily Reading

Monday, June 14, 2021
June 14th, 2021
Daily Scripture & QuestionsI Kings 9; II Chronicles 8 As you read of Solomon's projects, remember what God said to him in promises and warnings.  When someone, who appears to be a Christian, turns away, do they become a "proverb and a byword" as well?Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead I Kings 9:1-9. What were the key commands Solomon had to obey? What were the key promises that God made?Bi...
Sunday, June 13, 2021
June 13th, 2021
Preparing for Today's Message"Willing, Generous Hearts"Read I Chronicles 29:1-22......
Saturday, June 12, 2021
June 12th, 2021
Daily Scripture & QuestionsPsalm 134; 146-150 Psalm 134 may have been used to close a worship service or festival.  In whom should we and shouldn't we put our trust (146)?  As you praise the Lord, along with Psalm 147-148, remember that His delight and pleasure is in you if you reverently fear Him (147:10-11). Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead Psalm 147:1-11. If God determines the number ...
Friday, June 11, 2021
June 11th, 2021
Daily Scripture & QuestionsII Chronicles 6-7 How would you have heard this passage if you were one of the people in exile described in chapter 6:36-38?  What do we learn about repentance from this passage?Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead II Chronicles 7:11-18. This is part of God's response to Solomon's prayer. What are the steps that people must take in order to get right with God after...
Thursday, June 10, 2021
June 10th, 2021
Daily Scripture & QuestionI Kings 8; Psalm 136 Today's text and the parallel passage in II Chronicles, which will be tomorrow's reading, are filled with insights about God and His covenant with His people.  Look for these truths and then worship God using Psalm 136 to celebrate His covenant, faithful love (hesed).Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead I Kings 8:37-40. Who knows the hearts of a...
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
June 9th, 2021
Daily Scripture & QuestionsI Kings 7; II Chronicles 4-5 What doesn't the chronicler talk about that is part of our I Kings reading (7:1-12)?  Remember, the chronicler is selecting historical facts that will help the Israelites who are coming back after 70 years in exile.  His hope seems to be to help these people understand how to find God's favor once they get back to their homeland.  Why would t...
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
June 8th, 2021
Daily Scripture & QuestionsI Kings 5-6; II Chronicles 2-3 As Solomon builds the temple, what are the evidences that the process of the building itself was to be honorable to God as well as the finished product of the temple?  Results are important . . . but how we achieve them matters as well.       Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead II Chronicles 2:1-10. Why can no building ever really be...
Monday, June 7, 2021
June 7th, 2021
Daily Scripture & QuestionsProverbs 22-24 Remember, in terms of our chronological readings throughout the year, we are currently in Proverbs since many of them were written and collect by Solomon.  As you look at today's passage, look at 22:17-24:22 and note that this section divides into 30 discrete teachings.  Which of these are the top two that impact you as to where you are right now in your l...
Sunday, June 6, 2021
June 6th, 2021
Preparing for Today's MessageComing Back Strong:  "Coming Back With the Uncommon Gift of Loyalty"Read I Samuel 18:1-3, 20:14-17, 23:16-17;  2 Samuel 9:1-13, 15:14-22, 17:27-29, 19:31-39, 21:7, 23:13-17; Ruth 1:1-18Also look at II Corinthians 1:18-20; Psalm 57:10-11; II Timothy 2:11-13; and Proverbs 20:6......
Saturday, June 5, 2021
June 5th, 2021
Daily Scripture & QuestionsProverbs 19-21 Proverbs 19:21 and 20:18 remind us to be open to advice and counsel.  Do your "counselors" reflect Biblical wisdom?  Are you honestly open to council from God that doesn't agree with what you already think the answer is? Family Devotions—Scripture & QuestionsRead Proverbs 19:15, 24; 20:4, 13; 21:25-26. What is a sluggard? What is the opposite of a sluggard...