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Month: March 2022

  • Day 90 – Ruth and Boaz

    Day 90 – Ruth and Boaz

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we learn that Ruth marries the son of Naomi and Elimelech and has plans for a full life and family with him. Then he dies and she is in trouble. She doesn’t know if things will get better or not. She doesn’t lose her faithfulness to Naomi and her mother-in-law will…

  • Day 89 – Israel’s Cycle of Disobedience

    Day 89 – Israel’s Cycle of Disobedience

    Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading we see that while Joshua is alive, the people are faithful. After he dies, the following generation fails to do what Moses and Joshua told them to do. The people forget about what God has done for them and fail to teach this to their children. This begins a…

  • Day 88 – Joshua’s Last Words to Israel

    Day 88 – Joshua’s Last Words to Israel

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we read about Joshua’s last words to his people and the challenge he proposes to them. Joshua tells them that he knows the people will fail to follow the Lord but the Lord will not fail them. Joshua is challenging the people of Israel to fear the Lord and to serve…

  • Day 87 – God Keeps His Promises

    Day 87 – God Keeps His Promises

    Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading, we read lists and names of places and things. These are more than just lists, they are historical records that touch God’s interaction with his people. The Lord is faithful to us and this is shown by the promises he keeps through multiple generations. Do we keep our promises…

  • Day 86 – The Real Presence of God

    Day 86 – The Real Presence of God

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we read about a lot of boundaries of the land. It reminds us that Christianity is a historical faith and the events in the bible took place at specific times and locations. I think that is such a powerful reinforcement. Many times we are called to believe in something that may…

  • Day 85 – Fighting for Each Other

    Day 85 – Fighting for Each Other

    Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading, we have to realize that God’s original plan was peace and harmony within the world and each and every person; however, we see in this broken and divided world, God is commanding war. Why? It is because God has a plan for his holy people and they will be…

  • Day 84 – The Sun Stands Still

    Day 84 – The Sun Stands Still

    Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading, we see that good science and good faith will not contradict one another because both are in pursuit of the truth. Truth can never contradict the truth. There is a description that the sun stands still or the rotation of the earth stops and one day was turned into…

  • Day 83 – The Gibeonite Trickery

    Day 83 – The Gibeonite Trickery

    Thoughts and Reflection Today in the reading we see how Joshua fights. He leads an ambush by drawing out the people of the city and larger troops of Israelites go in. As other people hear of the Israelites (Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites) they join forces because they see the Israelites have a…

  • Day 82 – The Valley of Achor

    Day 82 – The Valley of Achor

    Thoughts and Reflection When the Israelites enter the Promised Land, the Lord tells Joshua that all the men need to be circumcised. When a man is circumcised, he is brought into the covenant. The people of Israel are being fully delivered from their former slavery and the covenant is being renewed. They celebrate the Feast…

  • Day 81 – Israel Crosses the Jordan

    Day 81 – Israel Crosses the Jordan

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we read that Joshua is established as the new Moses who will lead the people of Israel across the river Jordan into the Promised Land. The first words that the Lord tells Joshua is “be strong and of good courage.” That is to mean the people of Israel should not be…