Jacob sees the ladder to Heaven. Joseph pictures Christ’s suffering, rejection, and elevation to the throne.
God creates the universe and presents His eternal plan. Sin enters the world.
O: Isaiah concludes his warnings about judgment and begins to speak about salvation.
WN: Churches form and the gospel begins to spread.
O: Isaiah prophesies against the Gentile nations, the earth, and Jerusalem.
WN: Jesus prepares His disciples for His death, His resurrection, and their responsibilities.
O: Isaiah warns Judah to return to God and prophesies about the Messiah.
WN: Jesus describes Himself as the good shepherd and the way, truth, and life.
O: Ester marries a Gentile king and risks her life to save her people.
WN: The gospel of John presents Jesus as the Son of God so we will believe and have life through Him.
John urges believers to be wary of those who deny Christ as Savior, fail to love those in need, or show no concern about sin.
Jesus speaks of the paradox of a life of peace with trials. Jesus submits to crucifixion to pay for our sins, then rises from death.
Jesus prepares those closest to Him for His death, resurrection, and arrival of the Holy Spirit. He emphasizes the importance of love in God’s family.