Daily Readings

Tue, 16 May 2017 - Folly of worshipping the creature

Daily Readings - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Idolatry Judged
Reading: Folly of worshipping the creature
Reference: Rom. 1:18-25

Romans 1:18: For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;
Romans 1:19: Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.
Romans 1:20: For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:
Romans 1:21: Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
Romans 1:22: Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
Romans 1:23: And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.
Romans 1:24: Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
Romans 1:25: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
(KJV)
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Mon, 15 May 2017 - The Lord shall be exalted

Daily Readings - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Idolatry Judged
Reading: The Lord shall be exalted
Reference: Isa. 2:5-18

Isaiah 2:5: O house of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of the Lord.
Isaiah 2:6: Therefore thou hast forsaken thy people the house of Jacob, because they be replenished from the east, and are soothsayers like the Philistines, and they please themselves in the children of strangers.
Isaiah 2:7: Their land also is full of silver and gold, neither is there any end of their treasures; their land is also full of horses, neither is there any end of their chariots:
Isaiah 2:8: Their land also is full of idols; they worship the work of their own hands, that which their own fingers have made:
Isaiah 2:9: And the mean man boweth down, and the great man humbleth himself: therefore forgive them not.
Isaiah 2:10: Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust, for fear of the Lord, and for the glory of his majesty.
Isaiah 2:11: The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day.
Isaiah 2:12: For the day of the Lord of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty, and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low:
Isaiah 2:13: And upon all the cedars of Lebanon, that are high and lifted up, and upon all the oaks of Bashan,
Isaiah 2:14: And upon all the high mountains, and upon all the hills that are lifted up,
Isaiah 2:15: And upon every high tower, and upon every fenced wall,
Isaiah 2:16: And upon all the ships of Tarshish, and upon all pleasant pictures.
Isaiah 2:17: And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be made low: and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day.
Isaiah 2:18: And the idols he shall utterly abolish.
(KJV)
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Sun, 14 May 2017 - Fountain of the water of life

Daily Readings - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The River of Life
Reading: Fountain of the water of life
Reference: Rev. 21:1-7

Revelation of John 21:1: And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.
Revelation of John 21:2: And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.
Revelation of John 21:3: And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.
Revelation of John 21:4: And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
Revelation of John 21:5: And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.
Revelation of John 21:6: And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.
Revelation of John 21:7: He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.
(KJV)
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Sat, 13 May 2017 - Led by the Lamb to living waters

Daily Readings - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The River of Life
Reading: Led by the Lamb to living waters
Reference: Rev. 7:9-17

Revelation of John 7:9: After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;
Revelation of John 7:10: And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.
Revelation of John 7:11: And all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God,
Revelation of John 7:12: Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.
Revelation of John 7:13: And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they?
Revelation of John 7:14: And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Revelation of John 7:15: Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them.
Revelation of John 7:16: They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat.
Revelation of John 7:17: For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
(KJV)
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Fri, 12 May 2017 - The righteous planted by rivers of water

Daily Readings - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The River of Life
Reading: The righteous planted by rivers of water
Reference: Ps. 1:1-6

Psalms 1:1: Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
Psalms 1:2: But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
Psalms 1:3: And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
Psalms 1:4: The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
Psalms 1:5: Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
Psalms 1:6: For the Lord knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.
(KJV)
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Thu, 11 May 2017 - The Lord, fountain of living waters

Daily Readings - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The River of Life
Reading: The Lord, fountain of living waters
Reference: Jer. 17:7-18

Jeremiah 17:7: Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is.
Jeremiah 17:8: For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
Jeremiah 17:9: The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
Jeremiah 17:10: I the Lord search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.
Jeremiah 17:11: As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool.
Jeremiah 17:12: A glorious high throne from the beginning is the place of our sanctuary.
Jeremiah 17:13: O Lord, the hope of Israel, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed, and they that depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken the Lord, the fountain of living waters.
Jeremiah 17:14: Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.
Jeremiah 17:15: Behold, they say unto me, Where is the word of the Lord? let it come now.
Jeremiah 17:16: As for me, I have not hastened from being a pastor to follow thee: neither have I desired the woeful day; thou knowest: that which came out of my lips was right before thee.
Jeremiah 17:17: Be not a terror unto me: thou art my hope in the day of evil.
Jeremiah 17:18: Let them be confounded that persecute me, but let not me be confounded: let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed: bring upon them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.
(KJV)
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Wed, 10 May 2017 - Forsaken the living waters

Daily Readings - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The River of Life
Reading: Forsaken the living waters
Reference: Jer. 2:9-19

Jeremiah 2:9: Wherefore I will yet plead with you, saith the Lord, and with your children’s children will I plead.
Jeremiah 2:10: For pass over the isles of Chittim, and see; and send unto Kedar, and consider diligently, and see if there be such a thing.
Jeremiah 2:11: Hath a nation changed their gods, which are yet no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.
Jeremiah 2:12: Be astonished, O ye heavens, at this, and be horribly afraid, be ye very desolate, saith the Lord.
Jeremiah 2:13: For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
Jeremiah 2:14: Is Israel a servant? is he a homeborn slave? why is he spoiled?
Jeremiah 2:15: The young lions roared upon him, and yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burned without inhabitant.
Jeremiah 2:16: Also the children of Noph and Tahapanes have broken the crown of thy head.
Jeremiah 2:17: Hast thou not procured this unto thyself, in that thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God, when he led thee by the way?
Jeremiah 2:18: And now what hast thou to do in the way of Egypt, to drink the waters of Sihor? or what hast thou to do in the way of Assyria, to drink the waters of the river?
Jeremiah 2:19: Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord God of hosts.
(KJV)
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Tue, 09 May 2017 - Deep waters of Canaan

Daily Readings - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The River of Life
Reading: Deep waters of Canaan
Reference: Deut. 8:7-16

Deuteronomy 8:7: For the Lord thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills;
Deuteronomy 8:8: A land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates; a land of oil olive, and honey;
Deuteronomy 8:9: A land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, thou shalt not lack any thing in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest dig brass.
Deuteronomy 8:10: When thou hast eaten and art full, then thou shalt bless the Lord thy God for the good land which he hath given thee.
Deuteronomy 8:11: Beware that thou forget not the Lord thy God, in not keeping his commandments, and his judgments, and his statutes, which I command thee this day:
Deuteronomy 8:12: Lest when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein;
Deuteronomy 8:13: And when thy herds and thy flocks multiply, and thy silver and thy gold is multiplied, and all that thou hast is multiplied;
Deuteronomy 8:14: Then thine heart be lifted up, and thou forget the Lord thy God, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage;
Deuteronomy 8:15: Who led thee through that great and terrible wilderness, wherein were fiery serpents, and scorpions, and drought, where there was no water; who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint;
Deuteronomy 8:16: Who fed thee in the wilderness with manna, which thy fathers knew not, that he might humble thee, and that he might prove thee, to do thee good at thy latter end;
(KJV)
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Mon, 08 May 2017 - Walking on the deep water

Daily Readings - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The River of Life
Reading: Walking on the deep water
Reference: Matt. 14:22-33

Matthew 14:22: And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away.
Matthew 14:23: And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone.
Matthew 14:24: But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.
Matthew 14:25: And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea.
Matthew 14:26: And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear.
Matthew 14:27: But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid.
Matthew 14:28: And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on the water.
Matthew 14:29: And he said, Come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus.
Matthew 14:30: But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.
Matthew 14:31: And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?
Matthew 14:32: And when they were come into the ship, the wind ceased.
Matthew 14:33: Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God.
(KJV)
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Sun, 07 May 2017 - Behold, thy salvation cometh

Daily Readings - Sun, 05/07/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Spiritual Kingdom Foretold
Reading: Behold, thy salvation cometh
Reference: Isa. 62:10-12

Isaiah 62:10: Go through, go through the gates; prepare ye the way of the people; cast up, cast up the highway; gather out the stones; lift up a standard for the people.
Isaiah 62:11: Behold, the Lord hath proclaimed unto the end of the world, Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy salvation cometh; behold, his reward is with him, and his work before him.
Isaiah 62:12: And they shall call them, The holy people, The redeemed of the Lord: and thou shalt be called, Sought out, A city not forsaken.
(KJV)
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Sat, 06 May 2017 - I lay in Zion a stone

Daily Readings - Sat, 05/06/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Spiritual Kingdom Foretold
Reading: I lay in Zion a stone
Reference: Isa. 28:16-17

Isaiah 28:16: Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste.
Isaiah 28:17: Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.
(KJV)
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Fri, 05 May 2017 - The valley of dry bones

Daily Readings - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Spiritual Kingdom Foretold
Reading: The valley of dry bones
Reference: Ezek. 37:1-14

Ezekiel 37:1: The hand of the Lord was upon me, and carried me out in the spirit of the Lord, and set me down in the midst of the valley which was full of bones,
Ezekiel 37:2: And caused me to pass by them round about: and, behold, there were very many in the open valley; and, lo, they were very dry.
Ezekiel 37:3: And he said unto me, Son of man, can these bones live? And I answered, O Lord God, thou knowest.
Ezekiel 37:4: Again he said unto me, Prophesy upon these bones, and say unto them, O ye dry bones, hear the word of the Lord.
Ezekiel 37:5: Thus saith the Lord God unto these bones; Behold, I will cause breath to enter into you, and ye shall live:
Ezekiel 37:6: And I will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and ye shall live; and ye shall know that I am the Lord.
Ezekiel 37:7: So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone.
Ezekiel 37:8: And when I beheld, lo, the sinews and the flesh came up upon them, and the skin covered them above: but there was no breath in them.
Ezekiel 37:9: Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord God; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
Ezekiel 37:10: So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived, and stood up upon their feet, an exceeding great army.
Ezekiel 37:11: Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts.
Ezekiel 37:12: Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, O my people, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel.
Ezekiel 37:13: And ye shall know that I am the Lord, when I have opened your graves, O my people, and brought you up out of your graves,
Ezekiel 37:14: And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then shall ye know that I the Lord have spoken it, and performed it, saith the Lord.
(KJV)
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Thu, 04 May 2017 - Behold, I will send my messenger

Daily Readings - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Spiritual Kingdom Foretold
Reading: Behold, I will send my messenger
Reference: Mal. 3:1-3

Malachi 3:1: Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the Lord of hosts.
Malachi 3:2: But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner’s fire, and like fullers’ soap:
Malachi 3:3: And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.
(KJV)
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Wed, 03 May 2017 - An everlasting dominion

Daily Readings - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Spiritual Kingdom Foretold
Reading: An everlasting dominion
Reference: Dan. 7:13-14, 27

Daniel 7:13: I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him.
Daniel 7:14: And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him: his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed.
Daniel 7:27: And the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the most High, whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him.
(KJV)
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Tue, 02 May 2017 - In the mountain I will plant it

Daily Readings - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Spiritual Kingdom Foretold
Reading: In the mountain I will plant it
Reference: Ezek. 17:22-24

Ezekiel 17:22: Thus saith the Lord God; I will also take of the highest branch of the high cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one, and will plant it upon an high mountain and eminent:
Ezekiel 17:23: In the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl of every wing; in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they dwell.
Ezekiel 17:24: And all the trees of the field shall know that I the Lord have brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and have made the dry tree to flourish: I the Lord have spoken and have done it.
(KJV)
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Mon, 01 May 2017 - A kingdom that will not be destroyed

Daily Readings - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Spiritual Kingdom Foretold
Reading: A kingdom that will not be destroyed
Reference: Dan. 2:34-45

Daniel 2:34: Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon his feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces.
Daniel 2:35: Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away, that no place was found for them: and the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.
Daniel 2:36: This is the dream; and we will tell the interpretation thereof before the king.
Daniel 2:37: Thou, O king, art a king of kings: for the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory.
Daniel 2:38: And wheresoever the children of men dwell, the beasts of the field and the fowls of the heaven hath he given into thine hand, and hath made thee ruler over them all. Thou art this head of gold.
Daniel 2:39: And after thee shall arise another kingdom inferior to thee, and another third kingdom of brass, which shall bear rule over all the earth.
Daniel 2:40: And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron: forasmuch as iron breaketh in pieces and subdueth all things: and as iron that breaketh all these, shall it break in pieces and bruise.
Daniel 2:41: And whereas thou sawest the feet and toes, part of potters’ clay, and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; but there shall be in it of the strength of the iron, forasmuch as thou sawest the iron mixed with miry clay.
Daniel 2:42: And as the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.
Daniel 2:43: And whereas thou sawest iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men: but they shall not cleave one to another, even as iron is not mixed with clay.
Daniel 2:44: And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.
Daniel 2:45: Forasmuch as thou sawest that the stone was cut out of the mountain without hands, and that it brake in pieces the iron, the brass, the clay, the silver, and the gold; the great God hath made known to the king what shall come to pass hereafter: and the dream is certain, and the interpretation thereof sure.
(KJV)
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Sun, 30 Apr 2017 - The earth is full of God’s goodness

Daily Readings - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Loving-Kindness
Reading: The earth is full of God’s goodness
Reference: Ps. 33:1-9

Psalms 33:1: Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.
Psalms 33:2: Praise the Lord with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings.
Psalms 33:3: Sing unto him a new song; play skilfully with a loud noise.
Psalms 33:4: For the word of the Lord is right; and all his works are done in truth.
Psalms 33:5: He loveth righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.
Psalms 33:6: By the word of the Lord were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.
Psalms 33:7: He gathereth the waters of the sea together as an heap: he layeth up the depth in storehouses.
Psalms 33:8: Let all the earth fear the Lord: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.
Psalms 33:9: For he spake, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast.
(KJV)
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 - A warning to despisers of God’s goodness

Daily Readings - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Loving-Kindness
Reading: A warning to despisers of God’s goodness
Reference: Rom. 2:1-9

Romans 2:1: Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that judgest: for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things.
Romans 2:2: But we are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth against them which commit such things.
Romans 2:3: And thinkest thou this, O man, that judgest them which do such things, and doest the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God?
Romans 2:4: Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?
Romans 2:5: But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;
Romans 2:6: Who will render to every man according to his deeds:
Romans 2:7: To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life:
Romans 2:8: But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,
Romans 2:9: Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile;
(KJV)
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 - In the day of trouble, the Lord is good

Daily Readings - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Loving-Kindness
Reading: In the day of trouble, the Lord is good
Reference: Nah. 1:3-7

Nahum 1:3: The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
Nahum 1:4: He rebuketh the sea, and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the rivers: Bashan languisheth, and Carmel, and the flower of Lebanon languisheth.
Nahum 1:5: The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.
Nahum 1:6: Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him.
Nahum 1:7: The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
(KJV)
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - Goodness and severity of God

Daily Readings - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Loving-Kindness
Reading: Goodness and severity of God
Reference: Rom. 11:13-24

Romans 11:13: For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office:
Romans 11:14: If by any means I may provoke to emulation them which are my flesh, and might save some of them.
Romans 11:15: For if the casting away of them be the reconciling of the world, what shall the receiving of them be, but life from the dead?
Romans 11:16: For if the firstfruit be holy, the lump is also holy: and if the root be holy, so are the branches.
Romans 11:17: And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree;
Romans 11:18: Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.
Romans 11:19: Thou wilt say then, The branches were broken off, that I might be graffed in.
Romans 11:20: Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear:
Romans 11:21: For if God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest he also spare not thee.
Romans 11:22: Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.
Romans 11:23: And they also, if they abide not still in unbelief, shall be graffed in: for God is able to graff them in again.
Romans 11:24: For if thou wert cut out of the olive tree which is wild by nature, and wert graffed contrary to nature into a good olive tree: how much more shall these, which be the natural branches, be graffed into their own olive tree?
(KJV)
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