Today there are only two chapters to read, enjoy!
April 12: Luke 22, Judges 8 (click on the chapter to begin reading)
Luke 22. Judas agrees to betray Jesus, it is Passover so Jesus eats the Last Supper with his disciples, after which they go to the garden of Gethsemane where Jesus prays. While there Jesus is betrayed, arrested and taken to the house of the high priest. While waiting outside Peter disowns Jesus three times before the cock crows. Jesus is interrogated during the night and before daybreak they have heard enough.
Judges 8. Gideon Defeats the Midianites, it is getting complicated but read it anyhow. After the great victory Gideon makes an Ephod from the Ishmaelites’ golden earrings and this becomes a snare to them all. Finally Gideon dies and immediately after that the Israelites falls back into idolatry, worshiping Baal.
Today there are only two chapters, enjoy!
April 2: Luke 12, Joshua 8 (click on the chapter to begin reading)
Luke 12, Jesus is teaching: “Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees,” “even very hairs of your head are all numbered,” “His eyes are on the sparrow,” “acknowledge me before men” and “anyone who blasphemes the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven.” “Do not worry, the Holy Spirit will give you the words to say when you are persecuted for my sake”. Jesus is not the arbiter in worldly disputes, and don’t hoard riches here on earth. Again, do not Worry, look at the lilies, (my comment, smell the roses and enjoy God’s creation). Be the faithful and watchful servant, not the evil and drunken one. Finally, Christ brings division, even among family members, discern the times and make peace.
Joshua 8, finally after a bitter fight Ai is conquered. Joshua Renews the Covenant at Mount Ebel..
Joshua 8, The Fall of Ai, Joshua Renews the Covenant.