Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week March 1 – March 6, 2021

Lynn Bible Reading Guide

I SAMUEL — With Samuel we end the period of judges and enter Israel’s rule by kings.  As we study the books of Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles, you’ll see these authoritative offices in action, that of prophet, priest, and king.  While these powerful offices in Israel were carried out imperfectly, Jesus carried them out for us in our lives perfectly. …

Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week Feb 15 – Feb. 20, 2021

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Monday, February 15, Judges 19, vv. 1-20 Vv. 1-2 — When God instituted marriage, He intended it as a partnership between 2 people, not 3.  What this Levite did, shows how low the morality in Israel had become.  With that kind of weak moral foundation, no wonder the nation was experiencing chaos.   Tuesday, February 16, Judges 19, vv. 21-29 …

Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week Feb 8 – Feb. 13, 2021

Lynn Bible Reading Guide

Monday, February 8, Judges 13 Vv. 4, 5, 7 — The Hebrew word for Nazarite means “separated” or “dedicated.”  Samson’s life was to be dedicated to the Lord (as was Samuel’s and John the Baptist’s).  Verses 4 & 5 describe how he was to live.  Also check Numbers 6:1-8.  As Christians, our lives are also to be dedicated to the …

Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week Jan. 11 – Jan. 16, 2021

Lynn Bible Reading Guide

Monday, January 11, Joshua 13 Vv. 1-6 — God considers the frame of his people, and would not have them burdened with work above their strength. And all people, especially old people, should set to do that quickly which must be done before they die, lest death prevent them, Ecclesiastes 9:10. God promise that he would make the Israelites masters …

Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week Jan. 4 – Jan. 9, 2021

Lynn Bible Reading Guide

Monday, January 4, Joshua 7 Vv. 25-26 — Today, for what Achan did, you might not even be jailed.  Why the harsh punishment?  God wanted to impress upon Israel that He expected them to obey Him without question.  He wanted them also to realize there’s no hope in the Law. It can’t save anyone eternally.  Their future happiness as is …

Bible Reading & Commentary for the Week Dec. 28 – Jan. 2, 2021

Lynn Bible Reading Guide

JOSHUA — The author of Joshua was possibly Samuel.  The time in history was about 1400 B.C.  The book contains the conquest of Canaan by the people of Israel under the leadership of Joshua.  Joshua is a type of Christ.  His name means, “The Lord Saves.”  As he led Israel victoriously into the Promised Land, so Jesus leads, guides and …