In the morning let us prepare for the new day with the words of the New Testament and in the evening let us reflect on how God moves in the lives of his people.

Morning Reading from the New Testament: Matthew 11

John sent word from prison. Jesus said, “John the Baptist is Elijah.” Jesus denounced the cities and said, “Come, my burden is light.”

Evening Reading from the Old Testament: Genesis 33-35

Esau and his men arrived. Jacob bowed down but Esau ran to embrace him. Jacob settled near Shechem and built an altar.

Shechem raped Jacob’s daughter and asked to marry her. Jacob’s sons told him to circumcise his men, then Simeon and Levi killed them.

Jacob went to Bethel and God renamed him Israel. They journeyed on. Rachel died having Israel’s twelfth son. Isaac died in Hebron.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s