Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week September 13 – September 18, 2021

Lynn Bible Reading Guide

NEHEMIAH — Nehemiah, as Ezra, returned to Jerusalem after their exile in Babylonia. Through his leadership, the walls of Jerusalem are rebuilt. He foreshadows Jesus’ ministry. While Nehemiah brought physical and spiritual restoration to Israel, Jesus, many years later, far surpassed that. He restored peace between us and God. Through His perfect atonement, Jesus opened to us again life forever …

Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week September 6th – September 11th, 2021

Lynn Bible Reading Guide

EZRA — The history in the book of Ezra begins in 539 B.C.  Cyrus, King of Persia, had captured Babylonia.  The Babylonians had previously conquered Judah and led many into captivity.  God foretold through the Prophet Jeremiah that after 70 years, Israel would return from captivity.  Under Cyrus, the 70 years were up, and God fulfilled His promise.  The book …

Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week July 26 – July 31, 2021

Lynn Bible Reading Guide

Monday, July 26, II Chronicles 1 Vv. 10-12 — From Solomon’s prayer, we can learn a valuable lesson.  Let’s not only ask for things that would benefit us personally in an earthly way.  Rather, ask for blessings for ourselves that will help us enrich the lives of others, especially spiritually.  Consider the blessings God gave Solomon in answer to his …