Posts from July 2020

Posts from July 2020

Psalms

Psalm 106:12

July 31, 2020 – Friday                                                                               Psalm 106:12     NIV 12 Then they believed His promises and sang His praise. Comment The Psalm containing this verse is the second of a pair – Psalm 105 and 106. While most are convinced David wrote Psalm 105,…
Psalms

Psalm 78:21-24

July 30, 2020 – Thursday                                                          Psalm 78:21-24   NIV 21 When the Lord heard them, He was furious; His fire broke out against Jacob, and His wrath rose against Israel,  22 for they did not believe in God or trust in His deliverance.  23 Yet He gave a command to the skies above and opened the doors of the heavens;  24 He…
Job

Job 29:23-25

July 29, 2020 – Wednesday                                                                          Job 29:23-25   NIV 23 They waited for me as for showers and drank in my words as the spring rain.  24 When I smiled at them, they scarcely believed it; the light of my face was precious to them.  25 I chose the…
Job

Job 11:1-6

July 28, 2020 – Tuesday                                              Job 11:1-6   NIV 1 Then Zophar the Naamathite replied:  2 “Are all these words to go unanswered? Is this talker to be vindicated?  3 Will your idle talk reduce others to silence? Will no one rebuke you when you mock?  4 You say to God, ‘My beliefs are flawless and I am pure in Your sight.’  5 Oh, how I…
Job

Job 9:14-16

July 27, 2020 – Monday     Job 9:14-16   NIV 14 “How then can I dispute with Him? How can I find words to argue with Him?   15 Though I were innocent, I could not answer Him; I could only plead with my Judge for mercy.  16 Even if I summoned Him and He responded, I do not believe He would give me a hearing.                       Comment In chapter eight Bilbad, a friend of Job’s, rebuked…
2 Chronicles

2 Chronicles 9:5-6

July 24, 2020 – Friday 2 Chronicles 9:5-6   NIV 5 She said to the king, “The report I heard in my own country about your achievements and your wisdom is true.  6 But I did not believe what they said until I came and saw with my own eyes. Indeed, not even half the greatness of your wisdom was told me; you have far exceeded the report I heard.                           …
Luke

Luke 23:17

July 23, 2020 – Thursday Luke 23:17    TPT (The Passion Translation) 17 For it was Pilate’s custom to honor the Jewish holiday by releasing a prisoner.                                    Comment The Jewish holiday is the annual celebration of Passover. And as Matthew 27:15 makes clear it was indeed the governor’s custom at the festival to release a prisoner chosen by the crowd (NIV). The problem for this verse in Luke…
1 Kings

1 Kings 18:1-4

July 22, 2020 – Wednesday                                                               1 Kings 18:1-4   NIV 1 After a long time, in the third year, the word of the Lord came to Elijah: “Go and present yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain on the land.”  2 So Elijah went to present himself to Ahab. Now the famine was severe…
1 Kings

1 Kings 10:6-8

July 21, 2020 – Tuesday 1 Kings 10:6-8   NIV 6 She said to the king, “The report I heard in my own country about your achievements and your wisdom is true.  7 But I did not believe these things until I came and saw with my own eyes. Indeed, not even half was told me; in wisdom and wealth you have far exceeded the report I heard.  8 How happy your people must be! How happy your officials, who continually stand before you…
Numbers

Numbers 14:10-12

I know this is late and actually Tuesday morning, but that is the result of a visit to the ER Monday afternoon when I was in distress for a period of time. Cause unknown or yet to be determined. Nonetheless they let me go home, so look for Tuesday’s verse to be out on Tuesday.  Shalom – RileyD, nwJ July 29, 2020 – Monday                                 …
Exodus

Exodus 4:1

July 17, 2020 – Friday                                                   Exodus 4:1   NIV 1 Moses answered, “What if they do not believe me or listen to me and say, ‘The Lord did not appear to you’?                                                         …
Genesis

Genesis 45:25-28

July 16, 2020 – Thursday                                                                       Genesis 45:25-28   NIV 25 So they went up out of Egypt and came to their father Jacob in the land of Canaan.  26 They told him, “Joseph is still alive! In fact, he is ruler of all Egypt.” Jacob was stunned; he did not…
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