DAILY DEVOTIONAL FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2021

Proverbs 6:1-3 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 6 My son, if you have become surety for your neighbor, have given your pledge for a stranger, 2 if you are snared in the words of your mouth, caught in the words of your mouth, 3 Do this then, my son, and deliver yourself, for you have come into the palm of your neighbor: go, humble yourself, plead with your neighbor.

The Book of Leviticus

Third book of the OT containing instructions for priests and worship. The Hebrew name of Leviticus comes from the first word in the book, wayyiqraʾ, “and he called.” In the later rabbinic works and similarly in the Syuriac translation, the Peshitta, the book was called torat hohanim, “book of the priests.” The English title comes from the Latin Vulgate translation of the Greek term Leuitikon. This is an adjectival form, “Levitical,” which thus means “that which concerns the priests.”

Pontius Pilate Who Was He?

Pontius Pilate was the fifth governor of the Roman province of Judaea, serving under Emperor Tiberius from the year 26/27 to 36/37. He is best known today for being the official who presided over the trial of Jesus and ordered his crucifixion.

3 JOHN 1:9-11 Diotrephes Who Loved Preeminence

In addition to being ambitious, proud, disrespectful of apostolic authority, rebellious, and inhospitable, the apostle John says that Diotrephes tried to hinder those desiring to show hospitality to the brothers and to expel these from the congregation. What can we learn from this short account?

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