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Find daily readings for this week below along with questions for reflection. Join (or begin!) the discussion in the comments. We love hearing from you about how reading the Bible daily is bringing you closer to God and one another.

SEPTEMBER 27

Read: Genesis 12:1-7

Reflect: What questions do you have after reading this passage?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

SEPTEMBER 28

Read: Genesis 12:1

1 Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you.

Reflect: When have you ever responded to God in a way that called you to leave what was safe and familiar to start over or begin something new?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

SEPTEMBER 29

Read: Genesis 12:2

2 I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.

Reflect: How do you hope to be a blessing? What would you want people to say about you?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

SEPTEMBER 30

Read: Genesis 12:3-4

3 I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” 4 So Abram went, as the Lord had told him; and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran.

Reflect: How has God blessed your life?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

OCTOBER 1

Read: Genesis 12:5-6

5 Abram took his wife Sarai and his brother’s son Lot, and all the possessions that they had gathered, and the persons whom they had acquired in Haran; and they set forth to go to the land of Canaan. When they had come to the land of Canaan, 6 Abram passed through the land to the place at Shechem, to the oak of Moreh. At that time the Canaanites were in the land.

Reflect: What do you consider to be your essential relationships? Possessions? What would be freeing to leave behind?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

OCTOBER 2

Read: Genesis 12:7

7 Then the Lord appeared to Abram, and said, “To your offspring I will give this land.” So he built there an altar to the Lord, who had appeared to him.

Reflect: What do you hope others will inherit from you? How can you thank God for being able to leave that legacy?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

OCTOBER 3

Read: Genesis 12:1-7

Reflect: How will this message influence what you do this week?

Respond: Comment below to share your response to reading and reflecting on these passages.

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1 Comment

  1. I am called to worship wherever I am, perhaps not just at an actual altar. This week I will remember to worship God wherever I am – in nature, in relationships, when serving, anywhere.

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