Through the Bible, June 17

June 17: Zechariah 7-9 Summary: Further messages from God by His prophet Zechariah, including further reminders of the consequences of Israel’s former unfaithfulness, God’s plan’s for Zion, and some specific details regarding the coming Messiah. Devotional Thought: Let God Do Good God is good and wants to do good. That …

Exposed!

[In addition to the weekly offering of themed Scriptures readings, introductions, and study questions, the “A Week in the Word” reading program will also feature devotional writings taken from the week’s readings.] Exposed! Hebrews 4:11-12 Light exposes what the darkness hides.  Truth displays what deception conceals.  Honesty bares what lies …

The Challenge of the Truth

Devotional Text: Acts 23:9 The fiasco that was Paul’s trial(s) began before the Jew’s highest court, the Sanhedrin.  Paul recognized the futility of defending himself before these men and took the attention off of himself by introducing the resurrection from the dead.  He knew it was a chief point of …

Let God Do Good

Devotional Text: Zechariah 8:19 God is good and wants to do good.    That sounds obvious but it’s not always how it works out. To His people God said, “I purposed…to bring good” (Zech. 8:15).  What He had brought, though, was “disaster” (Zech. 8:14).  Why?  Beacuse “your fathers provoked me to …