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Day 194 – Holy is the Lord

Day 194 – Holy is the Lord

Thoughts and Reflection Today in our readings we read about a metaphor in a vineyard. Just like how the Lord brings the people out of Israel, he brings out of Slavery in Egypt and then makes fruitful. But after planting grames, they do not bring forth the fruit....
Day 193 – The Book of Tobit

Day 193 – The Book of Tobit

Thoughts and Reflection Today we learn that the book of Tobit is only in Catholic Bibles. Catholic Bibles are made up of seventy-three books while other non-Catholic Biblies are typically sixty-six. The early church determined the list of books to be included in the...
Day 192 – The Prophet Isaiah

Day 192 – The Prophet Isaiah

Thoughts and Reflection Today we start reading from Isaiah and he is one of the major prophets. He preaches primarily to Judah in the Southern Kingdom. He ministry spans the lives of at least four kings. The prophets correct the people saying that Israel and Judah...
Day 191 – The Babylonian Exile

Day 191 – The Babylonian Exile

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read the ten tribes of the former Northern Kingdom are gone. Two tribes in the south, Judah and Benjamin are now in exile. King Zedekiah is captured by the Chaldeans and brings him to Babylon. They kill the sons of Zedekiah before him...
Day 190 – Judah is Overrun

Day 190 – Judah is Overrun

Thoughts and Reflection Today we learn how Josiah shows his wisdom by reestablishing true worship and celebrating the Passover feast. We also read about the fall of Jerusalem. Jehoiakim and later his son Jehoiachin, the successors of Josiah, both turn away from the...
Day 189 – Follow the Lord

Day 189 – Follow the Lord

Thoughts and Reflection Today we learn about leaders and the “important people” who live in the king’s house. There are also other people people who live in those times and they are called to be faithful regardless of what the kings do. This is a...