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Daily Bible Reading – April 2021, God’s Word of Mercy and ForgivenessSample

Daily Bible Reading – April 2021, God’s Word of Mercy and Forgiveness

DAY 1 OF 30

April 1

Introduction

Jesus goes to pray in Gethsemane (an area on a lower slope of the Mount of Olives), and the disciples fall asleep. Jesus is arrested and brought before the Council of chief priests, elders, and teachers of the Law, where he is put on trial.

Today’s Scripture Reading

Mark 14:32-72

Today’s Key Verse: Mark 14:36 (GNT)

“Father,” he prayed, “my Father! All things are possible for you. Take this cup of suffering away from me. Yet not what I want, but what you want.”

Reflect

How did Judas identify Jesus to the crowd armed with swords and clubs? What did the other disciples do? Why? Recall Jesus’s words from yesterday’s reading (Mark 14:27): “God will kill the shepherd, and the sheep will all be scattered.” Describe Jesus’s trial before the Council. What accusations were made against him? Do you recall Peter’s promise and words from yesterday’s reading (Mark 14:29, 31)? What did he do after Jesus was arrested? Have you ever been in a situation where you were uncomfortable expressing your faith? Explain.

Pray

Almighty God, teach me to do, not what I want, but what you want. Keep me faithful and obedient to your will. Amen.

Prayer Concern

Those whose faith is weak

Tomorrow’s Reading

Mark 15:1-41: Jesus is crucified.

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Daily Bible Reading – April 2021, God’s Word of Mercy and Forgiveness

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