08.24.20 – 08.30.20

Readings Exodus 3:1-15 • Jeremiah 15:15-21 • Psalm 26:1-8 • Matthew 16:21-28 • Romans 12:9-21 Context Exodus 3:1-15 The events of the life of Moses between the heroic acts of the five women who risked their own lives to safe the life of the 3 month hold Moses, and the time of this week’s passage are theContinue reading “08.24.20 – 08.30.20”

07.20.20 – 07.26.20

Readings Psalm 119:129-136 • Genesis 29:15-29 • I Kings 3:5-12 • Romans 8:26-39 • Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Context Psalm 119:129-136 Psalm 119 focuses largely on God’s Law – the Torah.  While we, post Resurrection followers of Jesus Christ, often look at the Law as a thing of the past, a tool of legalism, an oppressiveContinue reading “07.20.20 – 07.26.20”

07.06.20 – 07.12.20

Readings Psalm 119:105-112; Isaiah 55:10-13; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 11:16-30; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Context Psalm 119:105-112 Psalm 119 is the longest Psalm, it is the longest chapter in the Old and New Testament, and, as you would expect, it has the most verses and words. The 176 verses are divided into 22 sections.  In the originalContinue reading “07.06.20 – 07.12.20”

05.18.20 – 05.24.20

Readings Psalm 68:1-35  •  John 17:1-11  •  Acts 1:6-14  •  1 Peter 4:12-5:11 Context Psalm 68:1-35 Psalm 68 ‘belongs to the lowly, who in the midst of the powers of this world remember and hope for the victory of God.’  J. Clinton McCann, Evangelical Professor of Biblical Interpretation Eden Seminary Psalm 68 is thought to be the oldest Psalm.  It isContinue reading “05.18.20 – 05.24.20”