OYB May 2

Filed in ReligionTags: Christianity, Devotions, One Year Bible

Today´s reading:
OT: Judges 15-16
NT: John 2
Ps: Psalm 103
Pr: Proverbs 14:17-19

Gospel Thread - OT:

No direct gospel reference in today's Old Testament reading.

Gospel Thread - NT:

His disciples remembered that it is written: "Zeal for your house will consume me."

John 2:17 (NIV)

According to the NIV footnotes, Jesus' clearing of the temple fulfills Psalm 69:9.

Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days."

John 2:19 (NIV)

Jesus is predicting his resurrection on the third day following His death.

Gospel Thread - Psalms/Proverbs:

2 Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits-
3 who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases,
4 who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion

Psalm 103:2-4 (NIV)

These three verses beautifully encapsulate the message of the Gospel.

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