Sunday, February 26, 2017

Sunday, February 26th: Numbers 12-14; Mark 5:21-43 ~ Emma

Today's passage from the Bible In a Year Reading Plan is Numbers 12-14; Mark 5:21-43

Old Testament:

In 13:28 we see how the spies and people of Israel didn't trust in God. Instead of looking to God and relying on His strength, they looked at the problem and how they weren't strong enough to conquer the land God had promised them.

Without God, we are not strong enough to face the problem. But with God, "we can certainly conquer it!" (13:30). We need to trust that He will fulfill His promises. 

New Testament:

I find it interesting that the woman had been bleeding for 12 years and touched Jesus' robe as He was on His way to heal a 12 year old girl.

Contrary to the Old Testament reading, we see a great amount of trust and faith in God in this passage. The woman believed that just a small touch would heal her, and it did. Because of her faith, she was healed. 

We must trust in God always and be strong in our faith in Him. 

Tomorrow's Bible In a Year PassageNumbers 15-16; Mark 6:1-29


kjad said...

It's crazy how similar the New and Old Testament readings were. They showed examples of two different ways we can live - with a weak and doubtful trust in God, or a strong and faithful trust in God.

Tammy said...

Great tie in between the two passages today!

So true that we need to keep our focus on Him, instead of ourselves or our problem(s). He is faithful and He will keep His promises. Every time.