Route 66: Day Two

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.

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 Two:  

Judges 6:6
Midian so impoverished the Israelites that they cried out to the LORD for help.

Ruth 1:6
When Naomi heard in Moab that the LORD had come to the aid of his people by providing food for them, she and her daughters-in-law prepared to return home from there.

1 Samuel 6:6
Why do you harden your hearts as the Egyptians and Pharaoh did? When Israel’s god dealt harshly with them, did they not send the Israelites out so they could go on their way?

2 Samuel 6:6
When they came to the threshing floor of Nakon, Uzzah reached out and took hold of the ark of God, because the oxen stumbled.

1 Kings 6:6
The lowest floor was five cubits wide, the middle floor six cubits and the third floor seven. He made offset ledges around the outside of the temple so that nothing would be inserted into the temple walls.

2 Kings 6:6
The man of God asked, “Where did it fall?” When he showed him the place, Elisha cut a stick and threw it there, and made the iron float.

Questions to ask of each passage:

  1. What is this verse about; what does it mean?
  2. How does this verse fit with what this particular book of the Bible?
  3. How does this verse point to the theme that God created us to live in his presence and be satisfied with his goodness?