16 Jun Daily Reading for the week of Jun 16th – Jun 22nd
June 22—Proverbs 25:1-22; John 19:23-42
Prov 25–If you find honey, eat just the right amount
John 19–Bowing His head, He gave up His life.
Proverbs – If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.
In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the Lord will reward you.
John – “Woman,[b] here is your son,”
Prov 25:11 A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.
Jn 19:30 …Jesus said, “It is finished.”…
June 21—Proverbs 24:1-22; John 19:1-22
Prov 24–A wise person is mightier than a strong one
John 19–”Do you want me to crucify your king?”
Proverbs – By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.
John – Carrying his own cross, he went out to the place of the Skull
Prov 24:10 If you falter in times of trouble, how small is your strength?
Jn 19:6 …”As for me, I find no basis for a charge against him.”
June 20—Proverbs 22:22—23:12; John 18:15-40
Prov 22–Don’t remove an ancient boundary marker that your ancestors established.
John 18–Peter denied it again, and immediately a rooster crowed.
Proverbs – Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge.
John – Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.
Prov 23:12 Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge.
Jn 18:37 Jesus answered, “…for this reason I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.”
June 19—Proverbs 22:1-21; John 18:1-14
Prov 22– Happy are generous people
John 18–”Am I not to drink the cup the Father has given me?”
Proverbs – Rich and poor have this in common: The Lord is the Maker of them all.
John – “Who is it you want?”
Prov 22:6 Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.
(me: please, God)
Jn 18:7 Again he asked them, “Who is it you want?”
June 18—Proverbs 20:5-25; John 17:1-26
Prov 20–Much gold and many pearls exist, but wise speech is the most precious jewel.
John 17–”that they will be one just as We are one.”
Proverbs – Plans are established by seeking advice;
John – Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth.
Prov 20:9 “Who can say,”I have kept my heart pure; I am clean and without sin?”
John 17:3 “…that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.”
June 17—Proverbs 17:1-28; John 16:17-33
Prov 17–The start of a quarrel is like letting out water, so drop the dispute before it breaks out.
John 16–”I will see you again, and you will be overjoyed.’
Proverbs – The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but the Lord tests the heart.
John – In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
Prov 17:14 Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the natter before a dispute breaks out.
Jn 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
June 16—Numbers 35:9-30; Luke 24:28-53
Numbers 35–The cities will be for you a place of refuge
Luke 24–Their eyes were opened and they recognized Him.
Numbers – cities of refuge.
Luke – Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him
Num 35:12 …places of refuge…
Lk 24:36 …”Peace be with you.”