The Lord Will Restore Israel   

Wednesday, September 20  

The Lord Will Restore Israel   

Ezekiel 37:11-14 NRSV

I will put my spirit within you, and you shall live, and I will place you on your own soil; then you shall know that I, the Lord, have spoken and will act, says the Lord. (Ezekiel 37:14)

Have you experienced the restorative power of God recently? Tell someone.

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Nations Will Know the Lord   

Tuesday, September 19  

Nations Will Know the Lord     

Ezekiel 36:33-38 NRSV

Like the flock for sacrifices, like the flock at Jerusalem during her appointed festivals, so shall the ruined towns be filled with flocks of people. Then they shall know that I am the Lord. (Ezekiel 36:38)

God can show God’s greatness by turning barren places into beautiful gardens; places of lack into streams of abundance. Fill your heart with gratitude to God for God’s greatness!

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A New Covenant of the Heart 

Monday, September 18   

A New Covenant of the Heart  

Jeremiah 31:31-34 NRSV

But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. (Jeremiah 31:33)

Are you upholding your part of your covenant with God?

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The Sabbath, Sign of the Covenant 

Sunday, September 17    

The Sabbath, Sign of the Covenant 

Exodus 31:12-18 NRSV

You yourself are to speak to the Israelites: “You shall keep my sabbaths, for this is a sign between me and you throughout your generations, given in order that you may know that I, the Lord, sanctify you. (Exodus 31:13)

Ponder this: are you conscious that your obedience to God and God’s promises have long-term rewards?

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A Psalm for the Sabbath

Saturday, September 16             

A Psalm for the Sabbath

Psalm 92 NRSV

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High. (Psalm 92:1)

Think of a favorite song that you sing to help you through hard times; share it with someone today who may need to hear words of comfort and encouragement.  

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