August 29 Bible reading

28 08 2019

August 29 Psalm 104:1-18 2 Corinthians 2:12-17; 3:1-6 2 Chronicles 33:21-25; 34; 35:1-19

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?

August 29 Psalm 104:1-18 2 Corinthians 2:12-17; 3:1-6 2 Chronicles 33:21-25; 34; 35:1-19
Psalm 104:1-18 We can sing wholehearted praise from Psalm 104. Consider the awesome power of the natural world and the order of its function in harmony. Our God has lovingly created it by design. When we look at a starry night sky it speaks of this God.
2 Corinthians 2:12-17; 3:1-6 Lasting positive life change with a new focus is one sign of faith in Christ. This is best enjoyed in relationship, as we follow Jesus together. We think fondly of those who help us in this journey. Paul writes of these relationships and the spiritual authority of a person with a Christ-like character as a spiritual leader.
2 Chronicles 33:21-25; 34; 35:1-19 At 16 years old King Josiah began to seek Yahweh, serving Him and His people faithfully. He removed the elements of idolatry and restored the Temple in place of Yahweh worship. In the rubble, they rediscovered the Scriptures and their need to humbly repent of sin to avoid God’s punishment. A prophetess, Huldah, clearly spoke the Word of God. Josiah carefully followed God’s Word, teaching it to the people and they received God’s grace and mercy. Just as God had promised, when they realized their wrong if they would turn to God and repent of it He would bring forgiveness, love, and restoration.


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