Daily Readings

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 - From the abundance of the heart

Daily Readings - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Clean from the Inside Out
Reading: From the abundance of the heart
Reference: Luke 6:39–45

Luke 6:39: And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch?
Luke 6:40: The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is perfect shall be as his master.
Luke 6:41: And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
Luke 6:42: Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother’s eye.
Luke 6:43: For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
Luke 6:44: For every tree is known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes.
Luke 6:45: A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.
(KJV)
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Thu, 07 Feb 2019 - The Father sees the heart

Daily Readings - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Clean from the Inside Out
Reading: The Father sees the heart
Reference: Matt. 6:16–18

Matthew 6:16: Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Matthew 6:17: But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face;
Matthew 6:18: That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.
(KJV)
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Wed, 06 Feb 2019 - The blood of Christ purges

Daily Readings - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Clean from the Inside Out
Reading: The blood of Christ purges
Reference: Heb. 9:6–14

Hebrews 9:6: Now when these things were thus ordained, the priests went always into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the service of God.
Hebrews 9:7: But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people:
Hebrews 9:8: The Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing:
Hebrews 9:9: Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience;
Hebrews 9:10: Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation.
Hebrews 9:11: But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building;
Hebrews 9:12: Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us.
Hebrews 9:13: For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh:
Hebrews 9:14: How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
(KJV)
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Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - Saved from uncleanness

Daily Readings - Tue, 02/05/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Clean from the Inside Out
Reading: Saved from uncleanness
Reference: Ezek. 36:25–29

Ezekiel 36:25: Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.
Ezekiel 36:26: A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.
Ezekiel 36:27: And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.
Ezekiel 36:28: And ye shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers; and ye shall be my people, and I will be your God.
Ezekiel 36:29: I will also save you from all your uncleannesses: and I will call for the corn, and will increase it, and lay no famine upon you.
(KJV)
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Mon, 04 Feb 2019 - Made whiter than snow

Daily Readings - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Clean from the Inside Out
Reading: Made whiter than snow
Reference: Ps. 51:7–10

Psalms 51:7: Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
Psalms 51:8: Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
Psalms 51:9: Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities.
Psalms 51:10: Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.
(KJV)
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Sun, 03 Feb 2019 - Honor the Son

Daily Readings - Sun, 02/03/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Honoring the Lord’s Day
Reading: Honor the Son
Reference: John 5:19–24

John 5:19: Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.
John 5:20: For the Father loveth the Son, and sheweth him all things that himself doeth: and he will shew him greater works than these, that ye may marvel.
John 5:21: For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will.
John 5:22: For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son:
John 5:23: That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.
John 5:24: Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.
(KJV)
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Sat, 02 Feb 2019 - Exalt His name together

Daily Readings - Sat, 02/02/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Honoring the Lord’s Day
Reading: Exalt His name together
Reference: Ps. 34:1–9

Psalms 34:1: I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
Psalms 34:2: My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.
Psalms 34:3: O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together.
Psalms 34:4: I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.
Psalms 34:5: They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.
Psalms 34:6: This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.
Psalms 34:7: The angel of the Lord encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.
Psalms 34:8: O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.
Psalms 34:9: O fear the Lord, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him.
(KJV)
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Fri, 01 Feb 2019 - A rest for the people of God

Daily Readings - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Honoring the Lord’s Day
Reading: A rest for the people of God
Reference: Heb. 4:1–10

Hebrews 4:1: Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.
Hebrews 4:2: For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.
Hebrews 4:3: For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
Hebrews 4:4: For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.
Hebrews 4:5: And in this place again, If they shall enter into my rest.
Hebrews 4:6: Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief:
Hebrews 4:7: Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.
Hebrews 4:8: For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day.
Hebrews 4:9: There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.
Hebrews 4:10: For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his.
(KJV)
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Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - Worship in the beauty of holiness

Daily Readings - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Honoring the Lord’s Day
Reading: Worship in the beauty of holiness
Reference: Ps. 96:1–9

Psalms 96:1: O sing unto the Lord a new song: sing unto the Lord, all the earth.
Psalms 96:2: Sing unto the Lord, bless his name; shew forth his salvation from day to day.
Psalms 96:3: Declare his glory among the heathen, his wonders among all people.
Psalms 96:4: For the Lord is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.
Psalms 96:5: For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the Lord made the heavens.
Psalms 96:6: Honour and majesty are before him: strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.
Psalms 96:7: Give unto the Lord, O ye kindreds of the people, give unto the Lord glory and strength.
Psalms 96:8: Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come into his courts.
Psalms 96:9: O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth.
(KJV)
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Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - Assembling ourselves together

Daily Readings - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Honoring the Lord’s Day
Reading: Assembling ourselves together
Reference: Heb. 10:22–25

Hebrews 10:22: Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.
Hebrews 10:23: Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; ( for he is faithful that promised;)
Hebrews 10:24: And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
Hebrews 10:25: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
(KJV)
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Tue, 29 Jan 2019 - Worship in spirit and truth

Daily Readings - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Honoring the Lord’s Day
Reading: Worship in spirit and truth
Reference: John 4:21–26

John 4:21: Jesus saith unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father.
John 4:22: Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.
John 4:23: But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
John 4:24: God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
John 4:25: The woman saith unto him, I know that Messias cometh, which is called Christ: when he is come, he will tell us all things.
John 4:26: Jesus saith unto her, I that speak unto thee am he.
(KJV)
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Mon, 28 Jan 2019 - Longing for the courts of the Lord

Daily Readings - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Honoring the Lord’s Day
Reading: Longing for the courts of the Lord
Reference: Ps. 84:1–12

Psalms 84:1: How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts!
Psalms 84:2: My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the Lord: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.
Psalms 84:3: Yea, the sparrow hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O Lord of hosts, my King, and my God.
Psalms 84:4: Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah.
Psalms 84:5: Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them.
Psalms 84:6: Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.
Psalms 84:7: They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appeareth before God.
Psalms 84:8: O Lord God of hosts, hear my prayer: give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah.
Psalms 84:9: Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.
Psalms 84:10: For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
Psalms 84:11: For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
Psalms 84:12: O Lord of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.
(KJV)
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Sun, 27 Jan 2019 - Endure until the end

Daily Readings - Sun, 01/27/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: When Persecution Comes
Reading: Endure until the end
Reference: Rev. 21:4–7

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, 26 Jan 2019 - Patience in the last days

Daily Readings - Sat, 01/26/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: When Persecution Comes
Reading: Patience in the last days
Reference: Luke 21:10–19

Luke 21:10: Then said he unto them, Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom:
Luke 21:11: And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.
Luke 21:12: But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name’s sake.
Luke 21:13: And it shall turn to you for a testimony.
Luke 21:14: Settle it therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before what ye shall answer:
Luke 21:15: For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.
Luke 21:16: And ye shall be betrayed both by parents, and brethren, and kinsfolks, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death.
Luke 21:17: And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake.
Luke 21:18: But there shall not an hair of your head perish.
Luke 21:19: In your patience possess ye your souls.
(KJV)
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Fri, 25 Jan 2019 - Above all, have charity

Daily Readings - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: When Persecution Comes
Reading: Above all, have charity
Reference: 1 Pet. 4:8–14

I Peter 4:8: And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
I Peter 4:9: Use hospitality one to another without grudging.
I Peter 4:10: As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
I Peter 4:11: If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
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.
(KJV)
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Thu, 24 Jan 2019 - Ye should not be offended

Daily Readings - Thu, 01/24/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: When Persecution Comes
Reading: Ye should not be offended
Reference: John 15:20–21; 16:1–4

John 15:20: Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.
John 15:21: But all these things will they do unto you for my name’s sake, because they know not him that sent me.
John 16:1: These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended.
John 16:2: They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.
John 16:3: And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.
John 16:4: But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them. And these things I said not unto you at the beginning, because I was with you.
(KJV)
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Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - Christian life and service

Daily Readings - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: When Persecution Comes
Reading: Christian life and service
Reference: Rom. 12:12–21

Romans 12:12: Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;
Romans 12:13: Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
Romans 12:14: Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not.
Romans 12:15: Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.
Romans 12:16: Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.
Romans 12:17: Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.
Romans 12:18: If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Romans 12:19: Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
Romans 12:20: Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.
Romans 12:21: Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
(KJV)
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Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - Stephan’s martyrdom

Daily Readings - Tue, 01/22/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: When Persecution Comes
Reading: Stephan’s martyrdom
Reference: Acts 7:52–60; 8:1–3

Acts 7:52: Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which shewed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom ye have been now the betrayers and murderers:
Acts 7:53: Who have received the law by the disposition of angels, and have not kept it.
Acts 7:54: When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.
Acts 7:55: But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God,
Acts 7:56: And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God.
Acts 7:57: Then they cried out with a loud voice, and stopped their ears, and ran upon him with one accord,
Acts 7:58: And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man’s feet, whose name was Saul.
Acts 7:59: And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.
Acts 7:60: And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
Acts 8:1: And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judæa and Samaria, except the apostles.
Acts 8:2: And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him.
Acts 8:3: As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison.
(KJV)
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Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - When they forsook God’s way

Daily Readings - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: When Persecution Comes
Reading: When they forsook God’s way
Reference: 2 Chron. 24:15–22

II Chronicles 24:15: But Jehoiada waxed old, and was full of days when he died; an hundred and thirty years old was he when he died.
II Chronicles 24:16: And they buried him in the city of David among the kings, because he had done good in Israel, both toward God, and toward his house.
II Chronicles 24:17: Now after the death of Jehoiada came the princes of Judah, and made obeisance to the king. Then the king hearkened unto them.
II Chronicles 24:18: And they left the house of the Lord God of their fathers, and served groves and idols: and wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem for this their trespass.
II Chronicles 24:19: Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again unto the Lord; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.
II Chronicles 24:20: And the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said unto them, Thus saith God, Why transgress ye the commandments of the Lord, that ye cannot prosper? because ye have forsaken the Lord, he hath also forsaken you.
II Chronicles 24:21: And they conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of the Lord.
II Chronicles 24:22: Thus Joash the king remembered not the kindness which Jehoiada his father had done to him, but slew his son. And when he died, he said, The Lord look upon it, and require it.
(KJV)
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Sun, 20 Jan 2019 - Clean through His Word

Daily Readings - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 00:00
Lesson: Christ Cleanses the Most Defiled
Reading: Clean through His Word
Reference: John 15:1–8

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.
(KJV)
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