Tomorrow’s reading is Daniel 11-12.
What an odd section of Scripture. King of the North and King of the South can get confusing. What is amazing is opening up the encyclopedia and looking at the history of the Greek kingdoms and their relationship with Jerusalem after the death of Alexander the Great. If you replace King of the North with the Seleucid king and King of the South with the Ptolemies, these chapters look surprisingly like reading the encyclopedia. Why? Because Yahweh can speak the end from the beginning, because Yahweh is the Lord of History (and the future). Be amazed and praise the Lord!
Monday’s reading is 1 Thessalonians 1-2.
A Word for Our Kids
Hey kids, for one more day I admit to you that reading of prophecies and visions can get confusing. Thanks for hanging in there. I hope you picked up on what I shared with your parents above. If you enjoy reading encyclopedias, you might do what I suggested for them. Even if you don’t enjoy it, you might get a kick out of comparing the encyclopedia with the Bible here. Either way, be aware these chapters are so accurate that many critics claim this book must have been written after Rome became a kingdom. They simply can’t imagine someone being able to foretell this kind of history with such accuracy. But our God can. Praise Him and follow Him your whole life. He is amazing.
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