Weekly Bible Reading for May 8-14: Emor (Say)

This coming week, May 8-14 (7-13 Iyar 5782), the Bible reading plan covers the portion Emor (Say).

08 May Leviticus 21:1-15 Job 41:1-42:17 Acts 12:6-25 Psalm 86:11-17
09 May Leviticus 21:16-22:16 Isaiah 1:1-2:22 Acts 13:1-25 Psalm 87:1-7
10 May Leviticus 22:17-33 Isaiah 3:1-4:6 Acts 13:26-52 Proverbs 24:1-6
11 May Leviticus 23:1-22 Isaiah 5:1-30 Acts 14:1-28 Proverbs 24:7-12
12 May Leviticus 23:23-32 Isaiah 6:1-7:25 Acts 15:1-21 Proverbs 24:13-18
13 May Leviticus 23:33-44 Isaiah 8:1-9:21 Acts 15:22-41 Proverbs 24:19-23
14 May Leviticus 24:1-23 Ezekiel 44:15-31 Acts 16:1-15 Proverbs 24:24-28

The complete annual Bible reading plan for 2021-22 (Hebrew year 5782) is available at this link:

Repenting For Nothing

Princess Tamatori retrieves a precious pearl from the Dragon King in this illustration of the medieval tale Taishokkan. (Vignette from The Great Woven Cap, Edo Period (1615-1868) Japan, Metropolitan Museum of Art.)

No one wants to be like a dragon. That is, we don’t admit – at least publicly – that a dragon is our role model. But then, did we ever stop to think how closely our most precious thoughts, desires, and dreams might resemble those of a dragon?

Job 13:15-16, 41:1-34, 42:5-6; Isaiah 14:12-15, 27:1; 53:1-12; Ezekiel 28:11-19; Philippians 2:1-11; Hebrews 5:8-8; Revelation 12:1-17

Click here to listen to the podcast: Repenting For Nothing

Click here to download the transcript: Repenting For Nothing.pdf

Music: “Finlandia,” Jean Sibelius, Sir Adrian Boult and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean Sibelius: Symphonies No. 5, 6, & 7 Tone Poems, IndieBlu Music 2003.

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