Daily Bible Reading for Week of March 11-17, 2018
Deuteronomy 8-11 Moses calls Israel to remember what God did for them; he calls for them to trust the Lord who will lead them; he warns against idolatry and shows them what God requires of them. He gives encouragement for them to live obediently to see God's blessing on them.
Deuteronomy 12-15 God makes clear He will choose one place that will be central to their worship; they are to avoid idolatry. Moses reminds them of what is acceptable to eat and he speaks of forgiving debt and releasing Hebrew slaves every seven years.
In Luke 2 you will read the very familiar story of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem and the worship He received from the shepherds. The rest of the chapter deals with Jesus' experience in Jerusalem at the age of 12 and His obedience to His parents.
Deuteronomy chapters 16-23 Moses speaks of the Passover and the other yearly festivals; the requirements of any king to rule over Israel; how to know a false prophet when they hear one; what the cities of refuge were for; how to prepare for warfare; dealing with unsolved murders; regulations for sexual purity; and, regulations regarding their worship.
In Luke 3 and 4 you will read of Mary's genealogy with her father being Joseph's father-in-law. In chapter 4 you will read of the temptation of Christ and the rejection of Him by His own hometown of Nazareth.
In Deuteronomy 24-27 Moses speaks of marriage and divorce; how disputes are to be handled by judges; giving of the first of each harvest to the Lord; and, the instruction to the people about building an altar in the Promised Land to remind the people to obey the Lord to avoid the curses that come from disobedience.
3/11 Deuteronomy 8-11
3/12 Deuteronomy 12-15
3/13 Luke 2
3/14 Deuteronomy 16-19
3/15 Deuteronomy 20-23
3/16 Luke 3,4
3/17 Deuteronomy 24-27
Daily commentary and insight from Pastor Eckardt.
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