Day 198

Isaiah 9-12 Isaiah lays out the names of Jesus in chapter 9. These names for Jesus describe who he is and what he is all about. God has given us names to recognize Jesus by. He is the wonderful counselor….

Day 197

Isaiah 5-8 We will be remiss if we did not talk about Isaiah chapter 6. Some of the more famous words from the book of Isaiah come out of this chapter. “In the year King Uzziah died…” and “Here am…

Day 195

Isaiah 1-4 In the beginning chapters of Isaiah, we see that God has been enraged by the worship of the people not matching their lives. They are hypocrites. He declares that he would rather have a heart that is pure…

Day 194

Song of Solomon 1-8 Wow! Now that is a beautiful story of love between a man and a woman. You sure don’t need Hollywood to tell a better story. Jewish boys and girls were not allowed to read this book…

Day 193

Ecclesiastes 7-12 Solomon continues to opine about the wondering of life. He describes many of our lives in that bad things can happen at any time. He describes how the wise sometimes are not listened to unless they are also…

Day 192

Ecclesiastes 1-6 Solomon seems very overwhelmed by the thought of his life being a waste. He begs the question of whether or not the pursuit of success is futile. He arrives at a conclusion in these first 6 chapters that…

Day 191

Proverbs 30-31 In honor of Proverbs 31 I would like to salute my wife. She is truly more precious than rubies. This chapter begs the question of who can find a woman like this. I was blessed in 1996 to…

Day 190

Proverbs 25-29 This series of chapters talks alot about rulers being righteous or wicked. Solomon indicates in his writing that if a wicked ruler leads then the righteous will outlast him (29:16). Theyw ill actually witness his downfall. Our responsibility…

Day 188

Proverbs 22-24 I think the idea that kept coming up in these 3 chapters is the idea that God will defend the oppressed. The writer of Proverbs goes on to indicate that if you are one who oppresses other people…

Day 187

Proverbs 18-21 The theme of the righteous giving is sprinkled throughout today’s reading. It is most pronounced in 21:26 when the writer writes “Some people are always greedy for more, but the godly love to give!” What is your godly…