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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...