OYB January 20

Filed in ReligionTags: Christianity, Devotions, One Year Bible

Today´s reading:
OT: Genesis 41:17-57, Genesis 42:1-17
NT: Matthew 13:24-46
Ps: Psalm 18:1-15
Pr: Proverbs 4:1-6

Gospel Thread - OT:

So Pharaoh asked them, "Can we find anyone like this man, one in whom is the spirit of God?"

Genesis 41:38 (NIV)

Today's passage continues the Joseph-as-type-of-Christ metaphor discussed yesterday.

Gospel Thread - NT:

34 Jesus spoke all these things to the crowd in parables; he did not say anything to them without using a parable. 35 So was fulfilled what was spoken through the prophet: "I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden since the creation of the world."

Matthew 13:34-35 (NIV)

According to the NIV footnotes, Matthew here is quoting Psalm 78:2.

Gospel Thread - Psalms/Proverbs:

No direct gospel/messianic references in today’s Psalms/Proverbs reading.

OYB Photo of the Day:

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Psalm 18:2
Photo © Wallpaper Dave; used with permission.

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