I am loving the reading as well as listening to the Bible during this journey. At this point I’m thinking that it may be the Bible in 97 days, but really – is that a bad thing? It is a tough thing to do, but I’m finding it very rewarding to put in the time and effort.
I love the fact that new things are jumping out at me, that reminders are tugging at my heart and make me smile when I think to myself “oh….yeah, I knew that.”
If you ARE keeping up, then you’ll realize that I’m behind with the sessions as well. Not even going to make excuses here, just going to give you the information you need and SMILE real big and move on.
- Day 36 Nehemiah 13:15 – Job 7:21
- Day 37 Job 8:1 – Job 24:25
- Day 38 Job 25:1 – Job 41:34
- Day 39 Job 42:1 – Psalm 24:10
- Day 40 Psalm 25:1 – Psalm 45:14
- Day 41 Psalm 45:15 – Psalm 69:21
- Day 42 Psalm 69:22 – Psalm 89:13
1. Based on your reading so far, what are three or 4 ways God intends for us to benefit from the Scriptures?
God Reveals Himself to us ~ God instructs us regarding how to live ~ God demonstrates His love for us ~ God gave the Bible so we could have ready references to answer many of our questions.
2. What questions did your reading generate this week?
3. Imagine what the temple might have looked like. What would have been the most striking to you.
4. In his life and writings, Ezra adamantly encouraged people to follow the Law. Who could you encourage this week to read the Bible?
5. List and describe some of Nehemiah’s leadership qualities. Would they be relevant for today’s leaders? Did you learn anything that would help you as you lead others?
6. What is your favorite Psalm? Why? Do you have more than 1 that you turn to time and time again?
Books you’ll encounter this week:
Esther – Describing events several decades prior to those described in Nehemiah, the events in Esther may have enabled those in Nehemiah. (This is my favorite book. Classic rags to riches – Cinderella story, as well as amazing woman risking her own life to save her country.)
Job– Scholars believe that Job was a contemporary of the patriarchs. In this philosophical idscourse, God allows Satan to test Job, then clears up some misconceptions of Job and his friends.
Psalms – One of the best-loved books of the Bible, Psalms is a collection of 150 hymns and poems, authored over a period of hundreds of years.
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This Weeks Study Guide. There is good stuff here, don’t pass this by!
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