March 15 Bible reading

14 03 2019

March 15  Psalm 34:1-10  Luke 1:39-56  Numbers 2:10-34; 3

Please read the suggested passages, prayerfully consider them, and the questions below. My comments here may be helpful after those moments. The suggested daily reading is for the purpose of reading through the whole Bible within a year.

Reading the Bible is helpful in taking next steps to follow Jesus. It may not be easy and yet it can be rewarding. Digging into Scripture alongside people you know is a life-giving way to pursue answers together. We discover the love that God has for us has been expressed through Jesus.

  • What’s the plain simple truth of the verses you read?
  • Based on today’s reading, what is one thing God is saying to you?
  • What should you do about that truth?

March 15  Psalm 34:1-10  Luke 1:39-56  Numbers 2:10-34; 3

Psalm 34:1-10  Reflecting on a time he faked insanity for fear of losing his life, David sings about what he learned. God is good! Understanding the truth that God is good comes by active learning, personal experience, prayer, asking God for miracles, and listening. Choosing to believe that God will do what He promised comes with the benefit of joy & fulfillment. You will see God’s provision. When you live out of constant awareness of (and reverence for) God you will experience a new level of peace.

Luke 1:39-56  Mary and Elizabeth are experiencing miraculous pregnancies. God is speaking to them. Believing the promises of God, they are truly blessed. Mary sings praises to God. This song should be known to us. It carries relevant truth. We hear humility. We hear an account of an all-powerful and supernaturally merciful God. We hear about a God who keeps His promises. This is what she knew to be true of God our Creator.

Numbers 2:10-34; 3  God gave specific responsibility to Moses, Aaron, the priests, and the Levites for the place of worship. As a service to the people, they ensured constant worship of God and interaction with God. God values everyone. Being part of a family that is a member of a larger society can have a God-given value. Giving God our best comes from the God idea of a “first fruit” offering.

 


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