Today's Bible Reading: Philippians 3; Isaiah 28-29
Supplimental Commentary: Acts or the Apostles pgs 479-484
God's Character of Love
In Phillippians 3 He is our Righteousness and our Savior. In Isaiah 28-29 He is righteous Judge, wonderful in counsel and excellent in guidance.
Jesus and Him Crucified
In Philippians 3 Paul says of Jesus, "the righteousness which is from God by faith; that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death, if by any means, I may attain to the resurrection from the dead." In Isaiah 28-29 Jesus is the "stone for a foundation, a tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation..."
Verse(s) that speaks to me today
Isaiah 28:23 "Give ear and hear my voice, listen and hear my speech."
Philippians 3:18 "I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus."
The Holy Spirit says to me today
Listen to Me and I will teach you. Keep pressing forward, for I am your goal.