Admonition

Thursdays: The New Testament
Romans 2:1—3:20

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To listen to Nick read the one-minute introduction.


“Saint Peter Repentant” 1823-25, Goya

As though admonishing his readers down through the ages to resist the temptation to point fingers after reading chapter 1, Paul begins chapter 2 with a sharp rebuke about judgment. You will need to read slowly to catch the argumentation of his thought about the law and its relation to Jew and Gentile. However, the basic thought is clear: we are to mind our own business and examine our own selves. God gives a conscience to each person, whether Jew or Gentile, as the means to come to a basic understanding and reception of God and God’s ways.

Paul wants to loosen the Jewish Christians from any arrogance in their unique call through the ages. The heart needs to be circumcised—to respect and respond to God’s presence that is offered to every person.

Where in your life do you feel admonished in this reading?

The Reading for Today
Text     Audio

Bible Breaths
What are these?
Lord, may I not pass judgment.2:1
Your kindness toward repentance. 2:4
Patiently doing the good 2:7
Show me, Lord, the path of peace 3:18

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for the version for children and families.

This is the Second Week in Pentecost, Year A.(The first week occurred at the end of the season of Epiphany.)
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Thursdays are dedicated to the New Testament, except the Gospels.

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Thursdays: The New Testament
Romans 2:1—3:20

Click or touch “Firestarter”
To listen to Nick read the one-minute introduction.


“Saint Peter Repentant” 1823-25, Goya

As though admonishing his readers down through the ages to resist the temptation to point fingers after reading chapter 1, Paul begins chapter 2 with a sharp rebuke about judgment. You will need to read slowly to catch the argumentation of his thought about the law and its relation to Jew and Gentile. However, the basic thought is clear: we are to mind our own business and examine our own selves. God gives a conscience to each person, whether Jew or Gentile, as the means to come to a basic understanding and reception of God and God’s ways.

Paul wants to loosen the Jewish Christians from any arrogance in their unique call through the ages. The heart needs to be circumcised—to respect and respond to God’s presence that is offered to every person.

Where in your life do you feel admonished in this reading?

The Reading for Today
Text     Audio

Bible Breaths
What are these?
Lord, may I not pass judgment.2:1
Your kindness toward repentance. 2:4
Patiently doing the good 2:7
Show me, Lord, the path of peace 3:18

Click or touch the image
for the version for children and families.

This is the Second Week in Pentecost, Year A.(The first week occurred at the end of the season of Epiphany.)
See “Solar and Sacred Seasons” in the menu above.
Thursdays are dedicated to the New Testament, except the Gospels.

Scripture Recordings in over 700 languages!
Faith Comes By Hearing

Audio Bible App from www.bible.is

Today’s image – “Saint Peter Repentant” 1823-25, Goya

The Firestarters and readings are posted in the timezone UTC+12,
so that they are available in New Zealand and other regions
near the International Date Line.


The Firestarters and readings are posted in the timezone UTC+12,
so that they are available in New Zealand and other regions
near the International Date Line.

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