17 Feb Daily Reading for Week of 17 Feb – 23 Feb
February 23—Job 18:1-21; John 7:32-53
Job–To be sure, the light of the wicked goes out; the blaze of their fire doesn’t shine.
John 7–Rivers of living water will flow out from within Him.
Job – You who tear yourself to pieces in your anger, is the earth to be abandoned for your sake?
John – Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. 38 Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them
Job – He (the wicked) is driven from light into darkness and is banished from the world.
John – …then the chief priest and the Pharisees sent temple guards to arrest him.
February 22—Job 17:1-16; John 7:14-31
Job – Where then is my hope? My hope–who can see it?
John – Those who seek the glory of Him who sent Me are people of truth; there’s no falsehood in them.
Job – the righteous will hold to their ways, and those with clean hands will grow stronger.
John – Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly.”
Job – Give me, O God, the pledge you demand. Who else will put up security for me?
John – He who speaks on his own does so to gain honor for himself, but he who works for the honor of the one who sent him is a man of truth; there is nothing false about him.
February 21—Job 16:1-22; John 7:1-13
Job – Surely now my witness stands in heaven; my advocate is on high; my go-between, my friend.
John – The world hates Me, though, because I testify that its works are evil.
Job – My face is red with weeping, and on my eyelids is deep darkness,
although there is no violence in my hands, and my prayer is pure.
John – The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify about it that its works are evil.
Job – Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is on high.
John – For even his own brothers did not believe in him.
February 20—Job 15:1-23, 30-35; John 6:60-71
Job – They shouldn’t trust in what has no worth, for their reward will be worthless.
John – Lord, where would we go? You have the words of eternal life.
Job – Are the comforts of God too small for you, or the word that deals gently with you? Why does your heart carry you away, and why do your eyes flash,
that you turn your spirit against God and bring such words out of your mouth?
John – It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all.
Job – Your own mouth condemns you… Criticism is hard to hear, especially if you think you are in the right.
John – …Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life.
February 19—Job 14:1-22; John 6:41-59
Job – All of us are born of women, have few days, and are full of turmoil.
John – Everyone who has listened to the Father and learned from Him comes to Me.
Job – For then you would number my steps; you would not keep watch over my sin; my transgression would be sealed up in a bag,
and you would cover over my iniquity.
John – I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.”
Job – Man’s days are determined; you have decreed the number of his months…
John – If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.
February 18—Job 13:13-28; John 6:22-40
Job – nAlso this will be my vindication,
that a godless person won’t come before Him.
John – “This is my Father’s will: that all who see the Son and believe in him will have eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.”
Job – How many are my iniquities and my sins? Make me know my transgression and my sin.
John – For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”
Job – yet I will hope in him
John – For my Father’s will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.
February 17—Job 13:1-12; John 6:1-21
Job – Will you speak Injustice for God, speak deceit on His behalf?
John – A large crowd followed Him, because they had seen the miraculous signs He had done among the sick.
Job – your defenses are defenses of clay.
John – 21 Then they were glad to take him into the boat, and immediately the boat was at the land to which they were going.
Job – I desire to speak to the Almighty
John – (Jesus said) “It is I; don’t be afraid.”