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OYB July 17

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  • 2009 Jul 17
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Today's One Year Bible Reading

It's a pretty short read today. I could make up fluffy stuff to say, but that wouldn't be any fun. Don't worry...things will get more exciting soon!

1 Chronicles

24:5 All tasks were assigned to the various groups by means of sacred lots so that no preference would be shown, for there were many qualified officials serving God in the sanctuary... It appears throughout Scripture that this is God's preferred way of selecting people for various roles. I find it fascinating. And here we see in print that the reason for sacred lots is so that "no preference is shown." God shows no partiality! There truly is not one person who can take credit for knowing, believing, and being used by God.


4:11 ...and he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while uncircumcised, so that he might be the father of all who believe without being circumcised, that righteousness might be credited to them... I found it interesting that Abraham was considered righteous before his circumcision, but the circumcision was only a sign and seal of his faith.

See you tomorrow!