Route 66: Day Three
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 and here’s day two.
Whether the verses are about Levi’s family who served as priests, or about signs and miracles, think about how they point to the theme that God created us to live in his presence and be satisfied with his goodness. All these topics point to the one who will come to lead us back into God’s presence.
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 Three:Â Â
1 Chronicles 6:6
Uzzi the father of Zerahiah, Zerahiah the father of Meraioth,
2 Chronicles 6:6
But now I have chosen Jerusalem for my Name to be there, and I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.â€™
Now then, Tattenai, governor of Trans-Euphrates, and Shethar-Bozenai and you other officials of that province, stay away from there.
in which was written: â€œIt is reported among the nationsâ€”and Geshem[a] says it is trueâ€”that you and the Jews are plotting to revolt, and therefore you are building the wall. Moreover, according to these reports you are about to become their king
When Haman entered, the king asked him, â€œWhat should be done for the man the king delights to honor?â€ Now Haman thought to himself, â€œWho is there that the king would rather honor than me?â€
6 Is tasteless food eaten without salt,
or is there flavor in the sap of the mallow?
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?