Daily Bible Reading for Week of August 5-11, 2018
8/5 Psalm 78-81 - Psalm 78 shows God's involvement with the people of Israel throughout their history. The Psalmist asks for God's judgment on those who are mistreating Israel in Psalm 79. In Psalm 80 the writer ask for God to renew His favor on His people. Much of Psalm 81 is God calling His people to renew their worship of Him.
8/6 Psalm 82-86 - Psalm 82 speaks of God's judgment on those who are called to judge His people. The term "gods" is referring to the judges of the land. In Psalm 83 the Psalmist is asking God to judge Israel's enemies. Psalm 84 shows the writer's delight in worshipping at God's house. Psalm 85 is a prayer to God to cause the returning captives to turn back to Him. Psalm 86 is a prayer of thanksgiving to God and a request for Him to continue to show His compassion on His people.
8/7 1 Corinthians 11,12 - Chapter 11 could be called "The Lord's Supper Chapter" since Paul speaks of the proper manner to observe this remembrance of Christ's death. Chapter 12 can be called "The Spiritual Gift Chapter" since Paul explains the way the Spirit distributes these gifts to believers and how believers should understand their use.
8/8 Psalm 87-89 - God's love for the city of Zion is what Psalm 87 reveals. Psalm 88 reveals the writer's cry over the affliction he was suffering. Psalm 89 is the Psalm of the Davidic Covenant.
8/9 Psalm 90-95 - Psalm 90, and possibly 91 are Psalms penned by Moses. In Psalm 90 Moses speaks of the eternal God and the short life-span of His people. In Psalm 91 Moses speaks of the security the people of God can have in their Eternal God. Psalm 92 rejoices in the praise of God's people. The Lord's rule over mankind is seen in Psalm 93. Psalm 94 shows God has the right to administer vengeance on evil doers. Psalm 95 is a call for God's people to truly worship the Lord.
8/10 1 Corinthians 13,14 - Chapter 13 has been called "The Love Chapter" for years! What you will read is a great description of how God loves us as well as His call for how we should love others. Chapter 14 speaks a lot about the gift of tongues which should also be thought of as the gift of other languages. Paul places greater emphasis on preaching (prophesying) than he does on tongues.
8/11 Psalm 96-102 - God is great and should be praised greatly is the message of Psalm 96. In Psalm 97 God's power is acknowledged. Psalm 98 is a song of praise to God and a reminder He is coming to judge the worship. Psalm 99 is a call for God's people to marvel at God's greatness. Psalm 100 is a well known Psalm of praise and worship of God. Psalm 101 has often been called "The Teenagers Psalm." Psalm 102 is a Psalm of praise for God's unchanging nature.
Daily commentary and insight from Pastor Eckardt.
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