DAILY GUIDE

July 2021

“Send me your light and your faithful care, let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy mountain, to the place where you dwell.” (Psalm 43:3)

Job Summary

The book of Job was written to those who struggle with the question of how God can be good when the world is filled with suffering.

The author does not provide a formal defense of God’s justice. Rather, as Job’s friends offer their inadequate answers, the author shows how their reasoning fails. Then, in chs. 38–41, the Lord speaks in his own defense, bringing Job to fuller understanding (ch. 42).

Even during his suffering and confusion, before God finally speaks, Job can triumphantly declare, “I know that my Redeemer lives” (19:25). (Source and more)

Scripture Reading

  • July 1 - Psalm 102, Job 17
  • July 2 - Psalm 103, Job 18
  • July 3 - (No reading)
  • July 4 - (No reading)
  • July 5 - Psalm 104, Job 19
  • July 6 - Psalm 105, Job 20
  • July 7 - Psalm 106, Job 21
  • July 8 - Proverbs 25, Job 22
  • July 9 - Proverbs 26, Job 23
  • July 10 - (No reading)
  • July 11 - (No reading)
  • July 12 - Proverbs 27, Job 24-25
  • July 13 - Proverbs 28, Job 26
  • July 14 - Proverbs 29, Job 27
  • July 15 - Psalm 107, Job 28
  • July 16 - Psalm 108, Job 29
  • July 17 - (No reading)
  • July 18 - (No reading)
  • July 19 - Psalm 109, Job 30
  • July 20 - Psalm 110, Job 31
  • July 21 - Psalm 111, Job 32
  • July 22 - Psalm 112, Job 33
  • July 23 - Psalm 113, Job 34
  • July 24 - (No reading)
  • July 25 - (No reading)
  • July 26 - Psalm 114, Job 35
  • July 27 - Psalm 115, Job 36
  • July 28 - Psalm 116, Job 37
  • July 29 - Psalm 117, Job 38
  • July 30 - Psalm 118, Job 39
  • July 31 - (No reading)

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Apostles' Creed

I believe in God, the Father almighty,
creator of heaven and earth.

I believe in Jesus Christ, God's only Son, our Lord,
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, died, and was buried;
he descended to the dead.
On the third day he rose again;
he ascended into heaven,
he is seated at the right hand of the Father,
and he will come to judge the living and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Spirit,
the holy catholic Church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting. Amen.

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Lord's Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy Name.
Thy kingdom come,
thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
and the power, and the glory, forever and ever.
Amen.

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Prayer

Lord Jesus Christ, you stretched out your arms of love on the hard wood of the Cross that everyone might come within the reach of your saving embrace: So clothe us in your Spirit that we, reaching forth our hands in love, may bring those who do not know you to the knowledge and love of you; for the honor of your Name. Amen. [source]

Memory Verse

“I know that my redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand on the earth.” (Job 19:25)

Resources

June 2021 | Bible Reading Plan