THE NEWBORN KING: NAKED

A contemplative reading for Advent.

Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked shall I return. The LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.

JOB 1:21 ESV

Image by Mary Haasdyk

READ & RECITE

Read the full passage in Job 1

Read Job 1:21 a second time, but aloud and slowly, allowing each word to sink in.


OBSERVE

Take a few moments and pay special attention to the key passage and accompanying image.

  • Look up the key passage in at least two distinct translations, then write the passage in your own words.

CONNECT

Look up the related passages provided and read each one. Notice and write down the words, phrases or ideas that connect to today's image and key verse.


GENESIS 3:7 · ECCLESIASTES 5:15 · MATTHEW 27:35 · 2 CORINTHIANS 5:1-4


REFLECT

What new questions did this study bring up for you?

How does today’s reading resonate with your life? Your relationship with Jesus?

This study is based on a card from Behold: The Newborn King. Learn more about Behold Trading Cards, start collecting, and dive deeper through word studies and verse mapping on each card. Now available at fishcoin.press/behold



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