60 Day Bible Challenge Days 21-30

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Day 21 - Israel’s History in the Promised Land (Part 2)

Step 1 -Read Deuteronomy 17:14-20 and ask, “What is the most surprising part of a king’s duties?

Step 2 - Watch the video on I Samuel and ask, “How does the life of Saul illustrate Hannah’s prayer? (I Samuel 2:1-10).

1 Samuel

Step 3 - Watch the video on II Samuel and ask, “How am I like Saul and David?”

2 Samuel

Step 4 - Pray the Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13) and ask: What does it mean for God’s will to be done on earth as it is in heaven?

Step 5 - Take one small step in obedience as you continue to walk with God.

Day 22 - Israel’s History in the Promised Land (Part 3)

Step 1 - Read I Kings 10:14-11:13 and compare Solomon’s actions to the prohibitions found in Deuteronomy 17:14-20.

Step 2 - Watch this video and lament the failure of Israel and Judah’s kings!

1-2 Kings

Step 3 -Read II Kings 17:7-17, watch this video and lament the Fall of the Northern Kingdom.

Hosea

Step 4 - Pray the Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13) and ask: “Lord, how can I better hallow (honor) your name?”“Lord, how can I better hallow (honor) your name?”

Step 5 - Take one small step in obedience as you love God as your Abba (Father).

Day 23 - Israel’s Prophets Describe Her Failure

Step 1 - Read II Kings 25:1-12 and lament how the end of the southern kingdom was like the end of the northern kingdom.

Step 2 - Read Amos 5:18-27 and watch this video. What is your hope?

Amos

Step 3 - Read Isaiah 58:6-11 and consider how both kingdoms failed to show God’s goodness and justice to the world. All of this called for the “day of the Lord.” Watch this video:

Day of the Lord

Step 4 - Pray the Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13) and ask: What does it mean for God’s will to be done on earth as it is in heaven?

Step 5 - Take one small step in obedience as you continue to walk with God.

Day 24 - Drawing things together (Summary for days 19-23)

Step 1 - Read I Corinthians 10:1-11 and ask what warnings we should take from Israel’s History in the Promised Land before their exile.

Step 2 -Watch this video and ask, “How did Israel represent God to the nations before their exile?”

Image of God

Step 3 - Watch this video, and ask, “What could the world learn about God from Israel’s so-called justice during their time in the Promised Land before their exile?”

Justice

Step 4 - Pray the Lord’s Prayer and ask, “Lord, how can I better hallow (honor) your name?”

Step 5 - Take one small step in obedience as you love God as your Abba (Father).

Day 25 - Israel's Poetry & Wisdom (Part 1)

Step 1 -Read Psalm 19. What does this psalm make you want to do?

Step 2 - Read Psalm 1, watch this video, and ask, “What does this psalm make you want to do?

Bible Jewish Meditation Literature H2R

Step 3 - Read Psalm 8, watch the video and ask, “How do psalms 1 and 8 two amplify each other?”

Psalms

Step 4 - Pray the Lord’s Prayer and ask: What does it mean for God’s will to be done on earth as it is in heaven?

Step 5 - Take one small step in obedience as you continue to walk with God.

Day 26 - Israel's Poetry & Wisdom (Part 2)

Step 1 - Read Psalm 23. What does this psalm make you want to do?.”

Step 2 -Read Psalm 2, watch the video and ask, “What does this psalm make you want to do?”

Art Biblical Poetry

Step 3 - Watch the video, read Psalm 22, listen with your heart, and ask, “How do Psalms 2 and 22 amplify each other?”

Lev Heart

Step 4 - Pray the Lord’s Prayer and ask, “Lord, how can I better hallow (honor) your name?”

Step 5 - Take one small step in obedience as you love God as your Abba-Father.

Day 27 - Israel's Poetry & Wisdom (Part 3) 

Step 1 - Read Psalm 46. What does this psalm make you want to do?

Step 2 - Read Psalm 67, watch this video and ask, “What does this psalm make you want to do?”

Book of Psalms

Step 3 - Watch the video, read Psalm 96, listen with your heart, and ask, “How do psalms 67 and 96 amplify each other?”

Ahavah Love

Step 4 - Pray the Lord’s Prayer and ask: What does it mean for God’s will to be done on earth as it is in heaven?

Step 5 - Take one small step in obedience as you continue to walk with God.

Day 28 - Israel’s Poetry & Wisdom (Part 4)

Step 1 - Read Psalm 51. What does this psalm make you want to do?

Step 2 - Watch this video and rethink the language of “sacrifice” in Psalm 51:16-19.

Metaphor Biblical Poetry

Step 3 - Watch this video and rethink the language of “sacrifice” in Psalm 51:16-19.

Sacrifice and Atonement

Step 4 - Pray the Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13) and ask:How can you hallow (honor) God’s name in the newncovenant?

Step 5 - Take one small step in obedience as you love God as your Abba (Father).

Day 29 - Israel’s Poetry & Wisdom (Part 5)

Step 1 - Read the first chapter of Proverbs and ask, “What kind of wisdom do I want?”

Step 2 - How does this call to “choose life” follow the design pattern laid down in the early
chapters of Genesis?Watch the video, read the last chapter of Ecclesiastes and the Song of Songs, and ask, “What kind of wisdom do I want?”

Books Solomon

Step 3 - Watch the video, read Proverbs 7, and ask, “What kind of wisdom do I want?”

Proverbs

Step 4 - Pray the Lord’s Prayer and ask: "What does it mean for God 's will to be done on earth as it is in heaven?

Step 5 - Take one small step in obedience as you continue to walk with God.

Day 30 - Drawing things together (Summary for days 25-30)

Step 1 - Reflect on your encounter with Israel’s Poetry and Wisdom. Ask, “What surprised you most?” and “What challenged you most?”

Step 2 - Read Psalm 27, watch this video, and ask, “What kind of life do I want?”

Temple

Step 3 - Read Psalm 146, watch the video, and ask, “What kind of life do I want for others?”

Art Biblical Poetry

Step 4 -  Pray the Lord’s Prayer and ask, “Lord, how can I better hallow (honor) your name?”

Step 5 - Take one small step in obedience as you love God as your Abba (Father).

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