Daily Readings

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 - Power through weakness

Daily Readings - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Behold Your God
Reading: Power through weakness
Reference: 2 Cor. 12:7-10

II Corinthians 12:7: And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.
II Corinthians 12:8: For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.
II Corinthians 12:9: And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
II Corinthians 12:10: Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
(KJV)
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Mon, 06 Mar 2017 - Led to the Rock

Daily Readings - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Behold Your God
Reading: Led to the Rock
Reference: Ps. 61:1-8

Psalms 61:1: Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.
Psalms 61:2: From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
Psalms 61:3: For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.
Psalms 61:4: I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever: I will trust in the covert of thy wings. Selah.
Psalms 61:5: For thou, O God, hast heard my vows: thou hast given me the heritage of those that fear thy name.
Psalms 61:6: Thou wilt prolong the king’s life: and his years as many generations.
Psalms 61:7: He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare mercy and truth, which may preserve him.
Psalms 61:8: So will I sing praise unto thy name for ever, that I may daily perform my vows.
(KJV)
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Sun, 05 Mar 2017 - Partakers of Christ’s sufferings

Daily Readings - Sun, 03/05/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Joy of the Ransomed
Reading: Partakers of Christ’s sufferings
Reference: 1 Pet. 4:12-19

I Peter 4:12: Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:
I Peter 4:13: But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.
I Peter 4:14: If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.
I Peter 4:15: But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men’s matters.
I Peter 4:16: Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.
I Peter 4:17: For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?
I Peter 4:18: And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?
I Peter 4:19: Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.
(KJV)
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Sat, 04 Mar 2017 - Abiding in Christ

Daily Readings - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Joy of the Ransomed
Reading: Abiding in Christ
Reference: John 15:1-14

John 15:1: I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
John 15:2: Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.
John 15:3: Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
John 15:4: Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
John 15:5: I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
John 15:6: If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.
John 15:7: If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
John 15:8: Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.
John 15:9: As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.
John 15:10: If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love.
John 15:11: These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.
John 15:12: This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.
John 15:13: Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
John 15:14: Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.
(KJV)
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Fri, 03 Mar 2017 - Treasure hid in a field

Daily Readings - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Joy of the Ransomed
Reading: Treasure hid in a field
Reference: Matt. 13:44-52

Matthew 13:44: Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.
Matthew 13:45: Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls:
Matthew 13:46: Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.
Matthew 13:47: Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a net, that was cast into the sea, and gathered of every kind:
Matthew 13:48: Which, when it was full, they drew to shore, and sat down, and gathered the good into vessels, but cast the bad away.
Matthew 13:49: So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just,
Matthew 13:50: And shall cast them into the furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.
Matthew 13:51: Jesus saith unto them, Have ye understood all these things? They say unto him, Yea, Lord.
Matthew 13:52: Then said he unto them, Therefore every scribe which is instructed unto the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which bringeth forth out of his treasure things new and old.
(KJV)
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Thu, 02 Mar 2017 - Break forth into joy

Daily Readings - Thu, 03/02/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Joy of the Ransomed
Reading: Break forth into joy
Reference: Isa. 52:7-10

Isaiah 52:7: How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!
Isaiah 52:8: Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; with the voice together shall they sing: for they shall see eye to eye, when the Lord shall bring again Zion.
Isaiah 52:9: Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of Jerusalem: for the Lord hath comforted his people, he hath redeemed Jerusalem.
Isaiah 52:10: The Lord hath made bare his holy arm in the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God.
(KJV)
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Wed, 01 Mar 2017 - Sowing in tears

Daily Readings - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Joy of the Ransomed
Reading: Sowing in tears
Reference: Ps. 126:1-6

Psalms 126:1: When the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.
Psalms 126:2: Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them.
Psalms 126:3: The Lord hath done great things for us; whereof we are glad.
Psalms 126:4: Turn again our captivity, O Lord, as the streams in the south.
Psalms 126:5: They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
Psalms 126:6: He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.
(KJV)
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 - The joy of the whole earth

Daily Readings - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Joy of the Ransomed
Reading: The joy of the whole earth
Reference: Ps. 48:1-14

Psalms 48:1: Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.
Psalms 48:2: Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
Psalms 48:3: God is known in her palaces for a refuge.
Psalms 48:4: For, lo, the kings were assembled, they passed by together.
Psalms 48:5: They saw it, and so they marvelled; they were troubled, and hasted away.
Psalms 48:6: Fear took hold upon them there, and pain, as of a woman in travail.
Psalms 48:7: Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish with an east wind.
Psalms 48:8: As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the Lord of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for ever. Selah.
Psalms 48:9: We have thought of thy lovingkindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple.
Psalms 48:10: According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness.
Psalms 48:11: Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, because of thy judgments.
Psalms 48:12: Walk about Zion, and go round about her: tell the towers thereof.
Psalms 48:13: Mark ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that ye may tell it to the generation following.
Psalms 48:14: For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.
(KJV)
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 - A ransom found

Daily Readings - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Joy of the Ransomed
Reading: A ransom found
Reference: Job 33:23-30

Job 33:23: If there be a messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to shew unto man his uprightness:
Job 33:24: Then he is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom.
Job 33:25: His flesh shall be fresher than a child’s: he shall return to the days of his youth:
Job 33:26: He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.
Job 33:27: He looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not;
Job 33:28: He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.
Job 33:29: Lo, all these things worketh God oftentimes with man,
Job 33:30: To bring back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.
(KJV)
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - God accepts all who fear Him

Daily Readings - Sun, 02/26/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Salvation Is for All
Reading: God accepts all who fear Him
Reference: Acts 10:34-43

Acts 10:34: Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
Acts 10:35: But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.
Acts 10:36: The word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ: ( he is Lord of all:)
Acts 10:37: That word, I say, ye know, which was published throughout all Judæa, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;
Acts 10:38: How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.
Acts 10:39: And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom they slew and hanged on a tree:
Acts 10:40: Him God raised up the third day, and shewed him openly;
Acts 10:41: Not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead.
Acts 10:42: And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead.
Acts 10:43: To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins.
(KJV)
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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 - Whoever believes on Him can be saved

Daily Readings - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Salvation Is for All
Reading: Whoever believes on Him can be saved
Reference: John 3:14-21

John 3:14: And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:
John 3:15: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
John 3:16: For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
John 3:17: For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
John 3:18: He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
John 3:19: And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
John 3:20: For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
John 3:21: But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.
(KJV)
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 - God not willing that any should perish

Daily Readings - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Salvation Is for All
Reading: God not willing that any should perish
Reference: 2 Pet. 3:8-11

II Peter 3:8: But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
II Peter 3:9: The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
II Peter 3:10: But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.
II Peter 3:11: Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness,
(KJV)
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 - Receiving the salvation of your soul

Daily Readings - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Salvation Is for All
Reading: Receiving the salvation of your soul
Reference: 1 Pet. 1:3-9

I Peter 1:3: Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
I Peter 1:4: To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,
I Peter 1:5: Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
I Peter 1:6: Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations:
I Peter 1:7: That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
I Peter 1:8: Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:
I Peter 1:9: Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.
(KJV)
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 - Believers may have everlasting life

Daily Readings - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Salvation Is for All
Reading: Believers may have everlasting life
Reference: John 6:35-40

John 6:35: And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.
John 6:36: But I said unto you, That ye also have seen me, and believe not.
John 6:37: All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.
John 6:38: For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.
John 6:39: And this is the Father’s will which hath sent me, that of all which he hath given me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up again at the last day.
John 6:40: And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.
(KJV)
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 - If we confess our sin, He forgives

Daily Readings - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Salvation Is for All
Reading: If we confess our sin, He forgives
Reference: 1 John 1:1-10

I John 1:1: That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;
I John 1:2: ( For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;)
I John 1:3: That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.
I John 1:4: And these things write we unto you, that your joy may be full.
I John 1:5: This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
I John 1:6: If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:
I John 1:7: But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
I John 1:8: If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
I John 1:9: If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
I John 1:10: If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.
(KJV)
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 - Beauty for ashes

Daily Readings - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Salvation Is for All
Reading: Beauty for ashes
Reference: Isa. 61:1-3; Luke 4:18-21

Isaiah 61:1: The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
Isaiah 61:2: To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;
Isaiah 61:3: To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.
Luke 4:18: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
Luke 4:19: To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.
Luke 4:20: And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him.
Luke 4:21: And he began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears.
(KJV)
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 - His mercy calls sinners

Daily Readings - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Father’s Mercy
Reading: His mercy calls sinners
Reference: Matt. 9:9-13

Matthew 9:9: And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.
Matthew 9:10: And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples.
Matthew 9:11: And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners?
Matthew 9:12: But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.
Matthew 9:13: But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
(KJV)
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 - The Father is plenteous in mercy

Daily Readings - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Father’s Mercy
Reading: The Father is plenteous in mercy
Reference: Ps. 86:4-17

Psalms 86:4: Rejoice the soul of thy servant: for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
Psalms 86:5: For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.
Psalms 86:6: Give ear, O Lord, unto my prayer; and attend to the voice of my supplications.
Psalms 86:7: In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou wilt answer me.
Psalms 86:8: Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any works like unto thy works.
Psalms 86:9: All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name.
Psalms 86:10: For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone.
Psalms 86:11: Teach me thy way, O Lord; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.
Psalms 86:12: I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore.
Psalms 86:13: For great is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.
Psalms 86:14: O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them.
Psalms 86:15: But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.
Psalms 86:16: O turn unto me, and have mercy upon me; give thy strength unto thy servant, and save the son of thine handmaid.
Psalms 86:17: Shew me a token for good; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: because thou, Lord, hast holpen me, and comforted me.
(KJV)
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 - The mercy of Jesus

Daily Readings - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Father’s Mercy
Reading: The mercy of Jesus
Reference: John 8:1-11

John 8:1: Jesus went unto the mount of Olives.
John 8:2: And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them.
John 8:3: And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery; and when they had set her in the midst,
John 8:4: They say unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act.
John 8:5: Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned: but what sayest thou?
John 8:6: This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground, as though he heard them not.
John 8:7: So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.
John 8:8: And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.
John 8:9: And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst.
John 8:10: When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned thee?
John 8:11: She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.
(KJV)
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 - His mercy endureth forever

Daily Readings - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Father’s Mercy
Reading: His mercy endureth forever
Reference: Ps. 136:1-4, 23-26

Psalms 136:1: O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Psalms 136:2: O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Psalms 136:3: O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Psalms 136:4: To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Psalms 136:23: Who remembered us in our low estate: for his mercy endureth for ever:
Psalms 136:24: And hath redeemed us from our enemies: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Psalms 136:25: Who giveth food to all flesh: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Psalms 136:26: O give thanks unto the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever.
(KJV)
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