Today we read the last chapter of Second Timothy and two chapters of Jeremiah.
September 28: 2 Timothy 4, Jeremiah 27, Jeremiah 28 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
2 Timothy 4 The Apostle Paul will give the charge to Timothy. Preach the word, be ready in season and out of season. Paul gives his farewell message. Although he is the abandoned apostle, the Lord is faithful.
Jeremiah 27. Babylon will put nations under a yoke , Judah will serve Nebuchadnezzar.
Jeremiah 28. The prophet Hananiah is proven false by events. Rather than defeating Babylon, Judah will go into captivity.
Today we read the third chapter of Second Timothy and two chapters of Jeremiah.
September 27: 2 Timothy 3 , Jeremiah 25, Jeremiah 26 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
2 Timothy 3. The apostle Paul speaks of perilous Times and perilous men, but you, Timothy is to be the man of God, and remember “ All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.”
Jeremiah 25. Here it comes; Jeremiah prophesies seventy years of captivity and judgment on the nations.
Jeremiah 26. For giving bad news Jeremiah gets death threats, but the priests manages to hold off the mob and point out that what is prophesied is consistent with earlier prophecies, so he is going free (for now).
Today we read the second chapter of Second Timothy and two chapters of Jeremiah.
September 26: 2 Timothy 2, Jeremiah 23, Jeremiah 24 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
2 Timothy 2. God, through the apostle Paul gives advice to the young Timothy, such as: Be strong in grace, be not ashamed of the truth as you are an approved worker. One piece of advice stands out; “Flee youthful lusts”.
Jeremiah 23. God will eventually raise up out of the house of David the righteous branch, but until then there will be lying prophets, false prophets and empty oracles.
Jeremiah 24. Jeremiah has a vision of two baskets of figs. There is a lesson there.
Today we read one Psalm, the first chapter of Second Timothy and two chapters of Jeremiah.
September 25: Psalm 111, 2 Timothy 1, Jeremiah 21, Jeremiah 22 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
Psalm 111. A short, beautiful psalm with this truth: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.”
2 Timothy 1 starts out with a greeting and Paul is encouraged by Timothy’s Faith, which he got from his mother Eunice and grandmother Lois. Paul is not Ashamed of the Gospel “for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.” Then Paul urges Timothy toe loyal to the faith.
Jeremiah 21. Jerusalem is doomed, and God delivers a message to the house of David.
Jeremiah 22 continues God’s messages to the House of David, the Sons of Josiah, and proclaims the end of the Davidic line with Jehoiachin. This is one reason Jesus had to be adopted by Joseph according to the gospel of Matthew.
2 Timothy 4, Preach the Word, Paul’s Drink Offering, The Abandoned Apostle, The Lord is Faithful, Greetings, Farewell.
2 Timothy 3, Perilous Times, Perilous Men, The Man of God, The Word of God.