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Tag: God’s Sovereignty

Sovereignty and Wisdom – Proverbs 16

Read the Passage: Proverbs 16 Sovereignty and Free Will (16:1–9) As with most of the other chapters in this section of the book of Proverbs, so in chapter 16 many […]

The Folly of Idolatry – Isaiah 46

Read the Passage: Isaiah 46 Weakness Described (46:1–2) In this section of his book, Isaiah comforts a future generation of exiled Jews who are in captivity in Babylon. In this […]

Prophecy of a Virgin Birth – Isaiah 7

Read the Passage: Isaiah 7 Problem Described (7:1–2) Like many of the books in the Bible, the material recorded in Isaiah is not presented in strict chronological order. Note that […]

The Throne of God – Revelation 4

Read the Passage: Revelation 4 Reminder: The book of Revelation is structured around seven parallel sections, each describing the time between Jesus’ first and second comings. These sections can be […]

Joshua’s Farewell – Joshua 23–24

Read the Passage: Joshua 23-24 Joshua’s Address (23:1–16) The final two chapters of the book of Joshua contain Joshua’s farewell speeches to Israel, as well as an account of Joshua’s […]

Jonah’s Ministry – Jonah 2–3

Read the Passage: Jonah 2-3 Prayer (2:1–10) Jonah 1:17 records that when Jonah was cast into the sea, he was swallowed by a great fish that the Lord had prepared […]

David’s Census – 2 Samuel 24

Read the Passage: 2 Samuel 24 Command of David (24:1–9) Since a large part of the book of 2 Samuel details David’s shortcomings, perhaps we’d expect the book of 2 […]

Trust in God – Habakkuk 3:1-19

Read the Passage: Habakkuk 3:1-19 Plea for Mercy (3:1–2) In Hab. 3:1–2 Habakkuk asks for mercy in the midst of the impending judgment God had foretold in Hab. 1-2. This […]