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    1. Insight from Butler’s Daily Bible Reading: Psalm 1—Paths. There are just two paths in life. •Path of good: it involves separation from evil, the Scriptures in the heart, and success on the journey. •Path of guile: its value is chaff; its verdict is condemnation.
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    1. Insight from Butler’s Daily Bible Reading: Isaiah 26—Praise. This chapter is a song of praise to God which is prophetic, for it is a song of the future when Israel has been restored. Listed are five items for praise. •Peace: God will bring peace to the nation of Israel. •Power: God has power over the enemies of Israel. •Preeminence: God is better than other gods. •Purity: the government of God in regards to Israel’s future kingdom is one of righteousness and justice. •Protection: God is Israel’s great Protector.
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    1. Here's this week's Scripture passage!
      1. Insight from Butler's Daily Bible Reading: Genesis 8—Ceasing of the Flood. This chapter gives details about the ending of the flood. •Discontinuing: the rain and other factors producing the flood waters ceased. •Diminishing: the flood waters went down. •Departure: the raven and dove were sent from the ark to inform Noah of the condition of the earth. •Drying: the ground dried up. •Debarkation: all left the ark. •Devotion: for God is seen in the altar Noah built. •Decree: God promised no more universal floods.
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      1. Here's this week's Scripture passage!
        1. Insight from Butler’s Daily Bible Reading: Psalm 23—Shepherd. •Person: portrait of Christ. •Prudence: knows where to lead sheep (green pastures, still waters). •Purity: paths of righteousness. •Peace: “I will fear no evil” and “comfort me.” •Provisions: “preparest a table … cup runneth over.” •Prospects: dwell in God’s house forever.
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        1. Insight from Butler’s Daily Bible Reading: Joshua 1—Commands for Journeying. The book of Joshua begins with a flurry of commands from God for Joshua and from Joshua for the Israelites regarding their journey into the promised land. •Commands for Joshua: God gave Joshua an edict to get moving; an encouragement about the promised land; and an exhortation to be strong in spirit and in the Scriptures. •Commands from Joshua: they were for the executive officers to get the people ready, and for the eastern tribes to be faithful to their agreement.
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        1. Here's this week's Scripture passage!
          1. Insight from Butler's Daily Bible Reading: Proverbs 15—Four subjects are repeated in this chapter. •Rhetoric (vv. 1, 2, 3, 7, 14, 23, 26, 27): the tongue reveals the character of a person. •Repugnance (vv. 8, 9, 26): the worship, way, and thoughts of wicked are an abomination to the Lord. •Respect (vv. 16, 23): the fear of the Lord is both wealth and wisdom. •Riches (vv. 6, 16, 17, 27): some good perspective on the value of riches and what produces true riches.