Today we read the last chapter of Titus and two chapters of Jeremiah.
October 5: Titus 3, Jeremiah 41, Jeremiah 42 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
Titus 3. Remember, you are heirs of grace, so avoid dissension and maintain good works. The letter ends with a final greeting.
Jeremiah 41. A historical chapter about insurrection against Gedaliah and the beginning of a flight to Egypt.
Jeremiah 42, God tells the remnant of Judah to stay in the land and not flee to Egypt.
Today we read the second chapter of Titus and two chapters of Jeremiah.
October 4: Titus 2, Jeremiah 39, Jeremiah 40 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
Titus 2, Paul tells Titus that in order to have a sound church he must teach sound doctrine. And it is all through saving grace. Quote to remember: “Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.”
Jeremiah 39. Now the fall of Jerusalem finally happened and Jeremiah was to be set free.
Jeremiah 40. Jeremiah is finally freed, most of the people are still in the old land and have a bountiful harvest, most of which is taken away from them.
Today we read the first chapter of Titus and two chapters of Jeremiah.
October 3: Titus 1, Jeremiah 37, Jeremiah 38 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
Titus 1. After the customary greeting, the apostle Paul instructs Titus to appoing elders ald lists the qualifications for elders and their duties. Be careful, some Cretans are corrupt!
Jeremiah 37. Zedekiah clinged to the vain hope that the Chaldeans would be defeated. Jeremiah prophesied otherwise, so he was put in prison.
Jeremiah 38. Jeremiah was in the dungeon and near death so they pulled him up. Zedekiah feared for his life, and Jeremiah’s advice was: Give in to Babylon and you will live.
Titus 3, Heirs of Grace, Avoid Dissension, Maintain Good Works, Farewell.
Titus 2, A Sound Church, Saving Grace.
Titus 1, Greeting, Qualifications for Elders, The Elders’ Duties.