October 28 – November 3

Living God,
Your kingdom is without borders and Your power is beyond all limits. You always have been and always will be undefeated, because You are the only Almighty.


MONDAY

New to Journey? Begin by reading our three-part introduction.
Print Journal Page (page 60 Journey Journal)

Watch this video.

Read Jude.
Audio: https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/dramatized/niv/Jude.1-Jude.1


TUESDAY

Today we’re back in the Old Testament. We’ll read about Daniel, one of the young Jewish men taken captive to Babylon in the “first deportation” during the reign of King Jehoiakim. The events in this book span many years – and even include prophecies about the future.

Watch this video.

Read Daniel 1.
Audio: https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/dramatized/niv/Dan.1-Dan.1


WEDNESDAY

Read Daniel 2-3. Then return here for a music video.
Audio: https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/dramatized/niv/Dan.2-Dan.3

For journal time, let your heart sing to God the words from this music video “I Am Not Alone.” God is with you, even when you’re “in the fire.”


THURSDAY

Today’s reading includes a scene later painted by Rembrandt, “Belshazzar’s Feast” which can be viewed here.

Read Daniel 4-5.
Audio: https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/dramatized/niv/Dan.4-Dan.5


FRIDAY

Watch this video to understand how Daniel and his friends participated in the Babylonian government as exiles.

Read Daniel 6-7.
Audio: https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/dramatized/niv/Dan.6-Dan.7


SATURDAY

Use this video to pray for Bangladesh today.

Read Proverbs 26.
Audio: https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/dramatized/niv/Prov.26-Prov.26


SUNDAY

Read Psalm 137. This psalm speaks of the exile experience in Babylon.
Audio: https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/dramatized/niv/Ps.137-Ps.137