Day28

Weekly Truth

from the This Is the Old Testament reading plan


Acts 13:17-23


Scripture is God-breathed and true. When we memorize it, we carry His Word with us wherever we go.

This week, we will add verse 21. As you are making your morning coffee, driving to work, or eating lunch, practice saying this verse out loud with the verses you have already memorized until you can recite Acts 13:17–21. Don’t be discouraged if you can’t remember it all yet! Keep coming back throughout the week as you work on committing this passage to memory.

17 The God of this people Israel chose our ancestors, made the people prosper during their stay in the land of Egypt, and led them out of it with a mighty arm. 18 And for about forty years he put up with them in the wilderness; 19 and after destroying seven nations in the land of Canaan, he gave them their land as an inheritance. 20 This all took about 450 years. After this, he gave them judges until Samuel the prophet. 21 Then they asked for a king, and God gave them Saul the son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, for forty years. 22 After removing him, he raised up David as their king and testified about him, “I have found David the son of Jesse to be a man after my own heart, who will carry out all my will.”

23 From this man’s descendants, as he promised, God brought to Israel the Savior, Jesus.—Acts 13:17–23

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