September 18, read through the Holy Bible in a year.

Philippians 3. The Apostle Paul had reason to brag about his perfect Jewish credentials, but he did not, he would glory only in Christ, and his resurrection. Let us press on towards the goal, after all, our citizenship is in heaven.

Isaiah 65 is rich. It tells of judgment and salvation, the new creation and the new Jerusalem.Isaiah 66

Isaiah 66 speaks of judgement and hope, and true and false worship. Yet, the LORD will vindicate Zion; “Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream“. Finally, God via Isaiah wraps up the scroll with a description of the Day of the LORD and its sobering aftermath.

September 10, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today we read the last chapter of the Apostle Paul’s second letter to the Thessalonians and two chapters of Isaiah.

September 10: 2 Thessalonians 3, Isaiah 64, Isaiah 65 (click on the chapter to begin reading).

2 Thessalonians 3. The Apostle Paul requested prayer, then he warned against idleness. Finally the letter ends with a benediction.

Isaiah 64. A prayer of petition and penance: “All our righteousness are as filthy rags”

Isaiah 65 is rich. It tells of judgment and salvation, the new creation and the new Jerusalem.

September 10, read through the Bible in a year.

Today we read Second Thessalonians 3 and two chapters of Isaiah.

September 10: 2 Thessalonians 3, Isaiah 64, Isaiah 65 (click on the chapter to begin reading).

2 Thessalonians 3. Paul requests prayer, then he warns against idleness. Finally the letter ends with a benediction.

Isaiah 64. A prayer of petition and penance: “All our righteousness are as filthy rags”

Isaiah 65 is rich. It tells of judgment and salvation, the new creation and the new Jerusalem.

Isaiah 65, Judgment and salvation, the New Creation, the New Jerusalem

 

 

The new Jerusalem is as a dream. Many have imagined it different ways. Here is the Salvation Army singing a capella “I have heard of a City” with the melody of a Russian fold song.