OT19 | NT Connection (March 30)

NT Connect: Acts 6:7 Weekly Reading: Psalm 119:97-176 God Is Always at Work “And the word of God continued to increase, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests became obedient to the faith” (Acts 6:7). This week we have been reading Psalm 119:97-176. This particular … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (March 23)

NT Connect: John 1:1-18 Weekly Reading: Psalm 119:1-96 God Is Always at Work Psalm 119 is written as an acrostic, which means the Psalm is divided into 22 stanzas with each stanza corresponding to a letter of the Hebrew alphabet. The letters are indicated at the beginning of each stanza (e.g., ALEPH, BET, GIMEL, etc.), … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (March 16)

NT Connect: Romans 8:18-39 Weekly Reading: Genesis 46-50 God Is Always at Work Most of us are ashamed of the challenging, regretful, sometimes traumatic, experiences of our past.  As a result, we usually prefer to leave the pain and memories associated with those circumstances in the past.  Yet, that doesn’t tend to be God’s preference. … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (March 9)

NT Connect: James 1:2-4 Weekly Reading: Genesis 41-45 Rejoice in Suffering When we read the account of Joseph and his interactions with the brothers who had betrayed him, we can read and see quickly the good that comes out of it in just a few short chapters.  For Joseph, I am sure that living in … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (March 2)

NT Connect: Matthew 26:14-16, 27:3-10 Weekly Reading: Genesis 36-40 Sold for Our Deliverance It is amazing how wretched sin is. This week we read chapter 37 of Genesis about Joseph’s dreams and how his brothers were jealous of the affection and attention he got from their father. This jealousy consumed them and led them to … Continued