Route 66: Day One
ERE’S the first day of the Route 66 challenge to take a trip through the sixty-six books of the Bible. I’ll post eleven days of passages that will take you from the beginning to the end. First, here’s a quick explainer video of three questions you should ask of each verse you’re reading:
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 One:
6 The LORD regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and his heart was deeply troubled.
6 â€œTherefore, say to the Israelites: â€˜I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians. I will free you from being slaves to them, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with mighty acts of judgment.
6 And as a penalty they must bring to the priest, that is, to the LORD, their guilt offering, a ram from the flock, one without defect and of the proper value.
6 â€œâ€˜Throughout the period of their dedication to the LORD, the Nazirite must not go near a dead body.
6 These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts.
6 So Joshua son of Nun called the priests and said to them, â€œTake up the ark of the covenant of the LORD and have seven priests carry trumpets in front of it.â€
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?