Quiet Time

YouVersion Reformation Reading Plan, day 295

Mark 3:20-35 §

“But no one can enter a strong man’s house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man. Then indeed he may plunder the house."

Mark 3:27

The parable speaks of the devil. Christ has bound him, and plunders his house, stealing us. Some horrifying implications here: without Christ, we are the devil’s. Some joyful implications here: the devil is bound, and now we are Christ’s.

Jeremiah 23 §

YHWH tsidkenu, the LORD our righteousness (verse 6).

God is really, really against the twisting of His words, and the “prophets” who speak falsely on His behalf.

Jeremiah 24 §

Pray that we are not bad figs.

Jeremiah 25 §

Reading these passages makes me pessimistic for the future of the middle east, and for the future of all mankind apart from Christ.