September 26, read through the Bible in a year.

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.

 

Jeremiah 24, two Baskets of Figs.

Jeremiah 24, two Baskets of Figs.

The Fig tree is the symbol of Israel.

The pale green horse represents the political system of Islam. The other three predominant political systems existing in the world today are: The white horse, Roman Catholicism, the Red Horse, Socialism and Humanism, and the Black Horse, Capitalism.