Route 66: Day Four
ERE’S the second day of the Route 66 challenge to take a trip through the sixty-six books of the Bible. I’ll post nine more days of passages that will take you from the beginning to the end. Here’s the overview of the study. Here’s day one, two, and three.
Bible Summary: God created us to live in his presence and be satisfied with his goodness.
Route 66 Theme Verse: In your presence there is fullness of joy and at your right hand there are pleasures forever more. (Psalm 16:11)
Bible Passages for Day Four:
I am worn out from my groaning.
All night long I flood my bed with weeping
and drench my couch with tears.
Go to the ant, you sluggard;
consider its ways and be wise!
… even if he lives a thousand years twice over but fails to enjoy his prosperity. Do not all go to the same place?
Song of Songs 6:6
Your teeth are like a flock of sheep
coming up from the washing.
Each has its twin,
not one of them is missing.
Then one of the seraphim flew to me with a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with tongs from the altar.
This is what the LORD Almighty says:
“Cut down the trees
and build siege ramps against Jerusalem.
This city must be punished;
it is filled with oppression.
Questions to ask of each passage:
- What is this verse about; what does it mean?
- How does this verse fit with what this particular book of the Bible?
- How does this verse point to the theme that God created us to live in his presence and be satisfied with his goodness?