John 16-18: Jesus’ final days.

October 10, 2015. Daily Reading: John 16-18. Background: John 13-15. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 16 A final discourse with the disciples: As we near the passion narrative as presented by John, he gives us one of the final discussions that Jesus has with His disciples before He is taken to trial and the cross, followed…

Psalm 99-101: The Lord is holy.

September 16, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 99-101. Background: Psalm 96-98. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 99 The Lord our God is Holy: This is a psalm of praise and identification¬†of the Lord in His holiness. The psalm opens with the reigning Lord, in glorious power, causing the whole earth to quake. Peoples of all nations are…

Leviticus 7-9: Aaron’s offerings.

June 29, 2015. Daily Reading: Leviticus 7-9. Background: Leviticus 4-6. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 7 The law of the guilt offering: Chapter seven wraps up a three chapter section on the laws for guilt offerings that were to be made by the people, typically on the occasion of an unintentional sin, and further concludes the…