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1 Year Reading Through Bible Questions

1 Year Reading Through Bible Questions

Week 39; September 26-October 2

Sept. 26; Is. 48:12-50:11; Eph. 4:17-32; Ps. 69:1-18; Prov. 24:5-6

Eph. 4:17; "Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds."

Was apostle Paul talking to the Jews or the Gentiles?

Ps. 69:21; "They gave me poison for food, and for my thirst they gave me sour wine to drink."

Did Jesus fulfill this prophecy? Where?

Is. 48:12; "Listen to me, O Jacob, and Israel, whom I called! I am he; I am the first, and I am the last. This verse is about God, who is the "I am" and "the first and the last." Jesus, who is God, used the same language "I am" and "the first and the last." Can you find the references in the New Testament? 

Sept. 27; Is. 51:1-53:12; Eph. 5:1-33; Ps. 69:19-36; Prov. 24:7

Eph. 5:1-2; "Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God."

Why do we walk in Love? Who is our example?

Is. 53; where is Christ in this passage? How did Jesus fulfill the whole prophecy of Is.53?

Eph. 5:32; "This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church."

Apostle Paul was talking about the relationship between husbands and wives. He also was referring to Adam and Eve. In Eph. 5:32, what did apostle Paul mean by "this mystery?" Also, how Adam and Eve became a type of Christ and the church? Please refer to Gen.2

Sept.28; Is. 54:1-57:14; Eph. 6:1-24; Ps. 70:1-5; Prov. 24:8

Ep. 6; how many are the armor of the Lord? Can you name them?

Is. 56:7; "these I will bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer; their burnt offerings and their sacrifices will be accepted on my altar; for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples."

Was this prophecy about Jesus? How did Jesus apply this prophecy to Himself? How did Jesus claim He is God? "my house…."

Ps. 70:4; May all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you! May those who love your salvation say evermore, "God is great!"

Why do we rejoice when we seek the Lord? Do we rejoice even in times when God does not hear our prayers? 

Sept. 29; Is. 57:15-59:21; Phil 1:1-26; Ps. 71:1-24; Prov. 24:9-10

1. Phil 1:1; "Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the overseers and deacons."

 Who are the saints in Christ Jesus? Who are the overseers and deacons? 

2. Is. 57:14-16; And it shall be said, "Build up, build up, prepare the way, remove every obstruction from my people's way." 15 For thus says the One who is high and lifted up, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in the high and holy place, and also with him who is of a contrite and lowly spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly, and to revive the heart of the contrite.16 For I will not contend forever, nor will I always be angry; for the spirit would grow faint before me, and the breath of life that I made."

How does this passage (Is. 57:14-16) point to John the Baptist and Christ? Please also refer to Is. 40:3-5.

3.Phil 1:21; "For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain." 

What did Apostle Paul mean in this verse? Do you imitate apostle Paul in this way?

Sept. 30; Is. 60:1-62:5; Phil 1:27-2:18; Ps. 72:1-20; Prov. 24:11-12

Is. 60:1-6; was prophet Isiah talking about the people of Juda or to the church? Or to both? 

Is. 61:1-3; this prophecy was about Christ. Can you find the fulfillment of it in the New Testament? Please refer to the gospel of Luke. 

Phil 1:27; "Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel."

What manners of life are worthy of the gospel of Christ? Do your manner of life worthy of the gospel of Christ?

Oct.1; Is. 62:6-65-25; Phil 2:19-3:3; Ps. 73:1-28; Prov. 24:13-14

Prov. 24:13-14; "My son, eat honey, for it is good, and the drippings of the honeycomb are sweet to your taste.14 Know that wisdom is such to your soul; if you find it, there will be a future, and your hope will not be cut off."

What is the relationship between honeycomb and wisdom? Do you have this kind of wisdom?

Is. 63:9-11; "in all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them; in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; he lifted them up and carried them all the days of old."

Who is the angel of God's presence that saved His people? Where is Christ in this passage? Which events that prophet Isaiah referring to? Please refer to the book of Exodus. 

Ps. 73; this Psalm is a Psalm of Asaph. Asaph learned a lesson; what was the lesson? What do we learn from this Psalm? Please read v. 28 "But for me it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord God my refuge, that I may tell of all your works."

Oct.2; Is. 66:1-24; Phil 3:4-21; Ps. 74:1-23; Prov. 24:15-16

Phil. 3:4-21; this passage tells us some about apostle Paul's background. What are they?

Is. 66:21-22; "And some of them also I will take for priests and for Levites, says the Lord. 22 "For as the new heavens and the new earth that I make

 shall remain before me, says the Lord, so shall your offspring and your name remain."

Will Jesus fulfill this prophecy? Please refer to Rev. 21, 22. 

Also, Is. 66:23; "From new moon to new moon, and from Sabbath to Sabbath,

 all flesh shall come to worship before me, declares the Lord."

When will this prophecy be fulfilled? Please refer to Phil.2.

Phil 3:20; "but our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ."

What did apostle Paul mean by "our citizenship is in heaven?" how do we apply this to our daily life?