Daily Readings

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - Profaning and cleansing of the Sabbath

Daily Readings - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Zeal of Thine House
Reading: Profaning and cleansing of the Sabbath
Reference: Neh. 13:15-21

Nehemiah 13:15: In those days saw I in Judah some treading wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in sheaves, and lading asses; as also wine, grapes, and figs, and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on the sabbath day: and I testified against them in the day wherein they sold victuals.
Nehemiah 13:16: There dwelt men of Tyre also therein, which brought fish, and all manner of ware, and sold on the sabbath unto the children of Judah, and in Jerusalem.
Nehemiah 13:17: Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said unto them, What evil thing is this that ye do, and profane the sabbath day?
Nehemiah 13:18: Did not your fathers thus, and did not our God bring all this evil upon us, and upon this city? yet ye bring more wrath upon Israel by profaning the sabbath.
Nehemiah 13:19: And it came to pass, that when the gates of Jerusalem began to be dark before the sabbath, I commanded that the gates should be shut, and charged that they should not be opened till after the sabbath: and some of my servants set I at the gates, that there should no burden be brought in on the sabbath day.
Nehemiah 13:20: So the merchants and sellers of all kind of ware lodged without Jerusalem once or twice.
Nehemiah 13:21: Then I testified against them, and said unto them, Why lodge ye about the wall? if ye do so again, I will lay hands on you. From that time forth came they no more on the sabbath.
(KJV)
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Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - Worship of the ancients

Daily Readings - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Zeal of Thine House
Reading: Worship of the ancients
Reference: Gen. 5:24; 6:9; 8:20-21

Genesis 5:24: And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him.
Genesis 6:9: These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.
Genesis 8:20: And Noah builded an altar unto the Lord; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.
Genesis 8:21: And the Lord smelled a sweet savour; and the Lord said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man’s sake; for the imagination of man’s heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.
(KJV)
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Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - Brotherly admonition

Daily Readings - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: Brotherly admonition
Reference: Matt. 18:15-20

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Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - Brotherly admonition

Daily Readings - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: Brotherly admonition
Reference: Matt. 18:15-20

Matthew 18:15: Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
Matthew 18:16: But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.
Matthew 18:17: And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Matthew 18:18: Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
Matthew 18:19: Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.
Matthew 18:20: For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.
(KJV)
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Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - Christ sanctifies the church

Daily Readings - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: Christ sanctifies the church
Reference: Eph. 5:23-27

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Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - Christ sanctifies the church

Daily Readings - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: Christ sanctifies the church
Reference: Eph. 5:23-27

Ephesians 5:23: For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.
Ephesians 5:24: Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
Ephesians 5:25: Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
Ephesians 5:26: That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
Ephesians 5:27: That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
(KJV)
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Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - Endure chastening

Daily Readings - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: Endure chastening
Reference: Heb. 12:5-11

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Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - Endure chastening

Daily Readings - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: Endure chastening
Reference: Heb. 12:5-11

Hebrews 12:5: And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:
Hebrews 12:6: For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.
Hebrews 12:7: If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not?
Hebrews 12:8: But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.
Hebrews 12:9: Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
Hebrews 12:10: For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
Hebrews 12:11: Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.
(KJV)
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Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - Fire burns up the chaff

Daily Readings - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: Fire burns up the chaff
Reference: Matt. 3:7-12

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Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - Fire burns up the chaff

Daily Readings - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: Fire burns up the chaff
Reference: Matt. 3:7-12

Matthew 3:7: But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
Matthew 3:8: Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:
Matthew 3:9: And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
Matthew 3:10: And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
Matthew 3:11: I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire:
Matthew 3:12: Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.
(KJV)
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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - Sanctify yourselves

Daily Readings - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: Sanctify yourselves
Reference: Josh. 3:1-6

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - Sanctify yourselves

Daily Readings - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: Sanctify yourselves
Reference: Josh. 3:1-6

Joshua 3:1: And Joshua rose early in the morning; and they removed from Shittim, and came to Jordan, he and all the children of Israel, and lodged there before they passed over.
Joshua 3:2: And it came to pass after three days, that the officers went through the host;
Joshua 3:3: And they commanded the people, saying, When ye see the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God, and the priests the Levites bearing it, then ye shall remove from your place, and go after it.
Joshua 3:4: Yet there shall be a space between you and it, about two thousand cubits by measure: come not near unto it, that ye may know the way by which ye must go: for ye have not passed this way heretofore.
Joshua 3:5: And Joshua said unto the people, Sanctify yourselves: for to morrow the Lord will do wonders among you.
Joshua 3:6: And Joshua spake unto the priests, saying, Take up the ark of the covenant, and pass over before the people. And they took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the people.
(KJV)
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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - The burning bush—holy ground

Daily Readings - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: The burning bush—holy ground
Reference: Exod. 3:1-6

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - The burning bush—holy ground

Daily Readings - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: The burning bush—holy ground
Reference: Exod. 3:1-6

Exodus 3:1: Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.
Exodus 3:2: And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed.
Exodus 3:3: And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.
Exodus 3:4: And when the Lord saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I.
Exodus 3:5: And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground.
Exodus 3:6: Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God.
(KJV)
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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - We are undone and unclean

Daily Readings - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: We are undone and unclean
Reference: Isa. 6:5-8

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - We are undone and unclean

Daily Readings - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: God’s Refining Fire
Reading: We are undone and unclean
Reference: Isa. 6:5-8

Isaiah 6:5: Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts.
Isaiah 6:6: Then flew one of the seraphims unto me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar:
Isaiah 6:7: And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.
Isaiah 6:8: Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.
(KJV)
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Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - Deliverance by prayer

Daily Readings - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Waiting upon God
Reading: Deliverance by prayer
Reference: Acts 12:1-11

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Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - Deliverance by prayer

Daily Readings - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Waiting upon God
Reading: Deliverance by prayer
Reference: Acts 12:1-11

Acts 12:1: Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church.
Acts 12:2: And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.
Acts 12:3: And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to take Peter also. ( Then were the days of unleavened bread.)
Acts 12:4: And when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four quaternions of soldiers to keep him; intending after Easter to bring him forth to the people.
Acts 12:5: Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.
Acts 12:6: And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains: and the keepers before the door kept the prison.
Acts 12:7: And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.
Acts 12:8: And the angel said unto him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And so he did. And he saith unto him, Cast thy garment about thee, and follow me.
Acts 12:9: And he went out, and followed him; and wist not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.
Acts 12:10: When they were past the first and the second ward, they came unto the iron gate that leadeth unto the city; which opened to them of his own accord: and they went out, and passed on through one street; and forthwith the angel departed from him.
Acts 12:11: And when Peter was come to himself, he said, Now I know of a surety, that the Lord hath sent his angel, and hath delivered me out of the hand of Herod, and from all the expectation of the people of the Jews.
(KJV)
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Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - Waiting was rewarded

Daily Readings - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Waiting upon God
Reading: Waiting was rewarded
Reference: Luke 2:25-35

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Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - Waiting was rewarded

Daily Readings - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Waiting upon God
Reading: Waiting was rewarded
Reference: Luke 2:25-35

Luke 2:25: And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.
Luke 2:26: And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord’s Christ.
Luke 2:27: And he came by the Spirit into the temple: and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the law,
Luke 2:28: Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said,
Luke 2:29: Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:
Luke 2:30: For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,
Luke 2:31: Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people;
Luke 2:32: A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.
Luke 2:33: And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him.
Luke 2:34: And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;
Luke 2:35: ( Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also,) that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.
(KJV)
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