Spectacular and Terrifying Visions Lead to Confession

In today’s Bible reading* Daniel has some spectacular visions that terrify him. Chapters Seven through Nine coincide with the stories in Daniel Chapters Five and Six. In other words, Chapters Seven through Nine are flashbacks. Daniel investigates Jeremiah’s prophecy and timetable and learns that God’s punishment on His people would last for seventy years. This…

Anarchy Among the People of Israel

Today’s Bible reading* can be summarized in the last verse from today’s reading: In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did whatever seemed right to him. Judges 21:25 (CSB) In fact, this sentence is repeated frequently in the book of Judges. The first verse of today’s reading includes the first part of…