Wow, this challenge is really been hard for our family. But we are so glad to keep at it.
This week during one of our reading sessions Jeremy pointed out something really cool that I want to share with you. Did you know the phrase “the way” is from the Old Testament. The Way is what the early church called themselves and is most often a reference to Jesus himself. But here are some really cool quotes. The phrase, “the way” actually is in the Bible 274 times. Here are a few scriptures that we have read in our reading so far that I really loved.
who goes before you on the way, to seek out a place for you to encamp, in fire by night and cloud by day, to show you the way in which you should go.
Then the Lord said to me, ‘Arise, go down from here quickly, for your people whom you brought out of Egypt have acted corruptly. They have quickly turned aside from the way which I commanded them; they have made a molten image for themselves.’
And I looked, and behold, ye had sinned against the Lord your God, and had made you a molten calf. Ye had turned aside quickly out of the way which the Lord had commanded you.
And a curse, if ye will not obey the commandments of the Lord your God, but turn aside out of the way which I command you this day, to go after other gods, which ye have not known.
And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death; because he hath spoken to turn you away from the Lord your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, to thrust thee out of the way which the Lord thy God commanded thee to walk in. So shalt thou put the evil away from the midst of thee.
And yet they would not hearken unto their judges, but they went a whoring after other gods, and bowed themselves unto them: they turned quickly out of the way which their fathers walked in, obeying the commandments of the Lord; but they did not so.
Written by Katie
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