Celebrating the fact that we are leaving the Old Testament and now entering the New Testament. We are making such great progress! I’m glad to be on this journey with you.
This week’s reading schedule:
- Day 71 Matthew 26:57 – Mark 9:13
- Day 72 Mark 9:14 – Luke 1:80
- Day 73 Luke 2:1 – Luke 9:62
- Day 74 Luke 10:1 – luke 20:19
- Day 75 Luke 20:20 – John 5:47
- Day 76 John 6:1 – John 15:17
- Day 77 John 15:18 – Acts 6:7
Before we move completely out of the Old Testament, let’s consider some “Minor” Prophets.
In the next 5 statements, there are 5 errors. Can you list and correct them?
- God instructs Obadiah to marry Gomer, a woman God knows will be unfaithful.
- Jonah is upset when he’s swallowed by a big fish, but afterward he still doesn’t carry out God’s directive to prophesy to the Ninevites.
- The book of Habakkuk has nothing in common with the book of Job.
- Haggai 1:5-11 suggests that God doesn’t react to the actioins of people.
- Malachi is the last book of the Old Testament.
The Old Testament contained many warnings. Have there been friends or loved ones in your life that have warn you about things but you’ve ignored it? Was there any possibility that this was God’s way of getting your attention?
In Matthew 6, Jesus teaches about giving in secret. Have you given in secret during the past year? Spend a moment silently considering something you might secretly give in the near future.
Books you’ll encounter this week:
Mark – The shortest of the four Gospels, Mark focuses on the ministry of Christ, beginning with his baptism by John the Baptist and ending with his resurrection.
Luke – Luke was a Gentile physician who traveled as a missionary with the Apostle Paul. He also wrote the book of Acts. In this Gospel, Luke provides “an orderly account” of the birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus, highlighting Jesus relationship with many different kinds of people and emphasizing that Jesus came for all people, not just the Jews.
John – Harkening back to Genesis, the book of John Asserts, “In the Beginning was the Word and the word was with God and the Word was God” John portrays Jesus as the Son of God.
Acts – Written by Luke, Acts describes the coming of the Holy Spirit, the forming and persecution of the early church, the conversion and ministry of Paul, and the miraculous spread of Christianity.
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This Weeks Study Guide. Week 11: Jesus There is good stuff here, don’t pass this by!
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