Daily Readings

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 - Follow the Spirit

Daily Readings - Thu, 01/05/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Lessons for Living
Reading: Follow the Spirit
Reference: Isa. 30:15-21

Isaiah 30:15: For thus saith the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.
Isaiah 30:16: But ye said, No; for we will flee upon horses; therefore shall ye flee: and, We will ride upon the swift; therefore shall they that pursue you be swift.
Isaiah 30:17: One thousand shall flee at the rebuke of one; at the rebuke of five shall ye flee: till ye be left as a beacon upon the top of a mountain, and as an ensign on an hill.
Isaiah 30:18: And therefore will the Lord wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the Lord is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.
Isaiah 30:19: For the people shall dwell in Zion at Jerusalem: thou shalt weep no more: he will be very gracious unto thee at the voice of thy cry; when he shall hear it, he will answer thee.
Isaiah 30:20: And though the Lord give you the bread of adversity, and the water of affliction, yet shall not thy teachers be removed into a corner any more, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers:
Isaiah 30:21: And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.
(KJV)
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Wed, 04 Jan 2017 - Trust not in riches

Daily Readings - Wed, 01/04/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Lessons for Living
Reading: Trust not in riches
Reference: 1 Tim. 6:17-21

I Timothy 6:17: Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
I Timothy 6:18: That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
I Timothy 6:19: Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
I Timothy 6:20: O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:
I Timothy 6:21: Which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Grace be with thee. Amen. The first to Timothy was written from Laodicea, which is the chiefest city of Phrygia Pacatiana.
(KJV)
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Tue, 03 Jan 2017 - Nonresistance taught

Daily Readings - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Lessons for Living
Reading: Nonresistance taught
Reference: Matt. 5:38-48

Matthew 5:38: Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:
Matthew 5:39: But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Matthew 5:40: And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.
Matthew 5:41: And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.
Matthew 5:42: Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.
Matthew 5:43: Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.
Matthew 5:44: But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
Matthew 5:45: That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
Matthew 5:46: For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?
Matthew 5:47: And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?
Matthew 5:48: Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
(KJV)
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Mon, 02 Jan 2017 - Dependence on each other

Daily Readings - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Lessons for Living
Reading: Dependence on each other
Reference: 1 Cor. 12:4-14

I Corinthians 12:4: Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.
I Corinthians 12:5: And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord.
I Corinthians 12:6: And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all.
I Corinthians 12:7: But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.
I Corinthians 12:8: For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;
I Corinthians 12:9: To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;
I Corinthians 12:10: To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:
I Corinthians 12:11: But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.
I Corinthians 12:12: For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.
I Corinthians 12:13: For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.
I Corinthians 12:14: For the body is not one member, but many.
(KJV)
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Sun, 01 Jan 2017 - Take heed, brethren

Daily Readings - Sun, 01/01/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Will You Believe?
Reading: Take heed, brethren
Reference: Heb. 3:7-19

Hebrews 3:7: Wherefore ( as the Holy Ghost saith, To day if ye will hear his voice,
Hebrews 3:8: Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness:
Hebrews 3:9: When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.
Hebrews 3:10: Wherefore I was grieved with that generation, and said, They do alway err in their heart; and they have not known my ways.
Hebrews 3:11: So I sware in my wrath, They shall not enter into my rest.)
Hebrews 3:12: Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.
Hebrews 3:13: But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.
Hebrews 3:14: For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end;
Hebrews 3:15: While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation.
Hebrews 3:16: For some, when they had heard, did provoke: howbeit not all that came out of Egypt by Moses.
Hebrews 3:17: But with whom was he grieved forty years? was it not with them that had sinned, whose carcases fell in the wilderness?
Hebrews 3:18: And to whom sware he that they should not enter into his rest, but to them that believed not?
Hebrews 3:19: So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.
(KJV)
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 - Abraham believed God

Daily Readings - Sat, 12/31/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: Will You Believe?
Reading: Abraham believed God
Reference: James 2:17-26

James 2:17: Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.
James 2:18: Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.
James 2:19: Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.
James 2:20: But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?
James 2:21: Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?
James 2:22: Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect?
James 2:23: And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
James 2:24: Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.
James 2:25: Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way?
James 2:26: For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.
(KJV)
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 - We hear the truth, if we want it

Daily Readings - Fri, 12/30/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: Will You Believe?
Reading: We hear the truth, if we want it
Reference: John 4:5-29

John 4:5: Then cometh he to a city of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.
John 4:6: Now Jacob’s well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied with his journey, sat thus on the well: and it was about the sixth hour.
John 4:7: There cometh a woman of Samaria to draw water: Jesus saith unto her, Give me to drink.
John 4:8: ( For his disciples were gone away unto the city to buy meat.)
John 4:9: Then saith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria? for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.
John 4:10: Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.
John 4:11: The woman saith unto him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep: from whence then hast thou that living water?
John 4:12: Art thou greater than our father Jacob, which gave us the well, and drank thereof himself, and his children, and his cattle?
John 4:13: Jesus answered and said unto her, Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again:
John 4:14: But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
John 4:15: The woman saith unto him, Sir, give me this water, that I thirst not, neither come hither to draw.
John 4:16: Jesus saith unto her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither.
John 4:17: The woman answered and said, I have no husband. Jesus said unto her, Thou hast well said, I have no husband:
John 4:18: For thou hast had five husbands; and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband: in that saidst thou truly.
John 4:19: The woman saith unto him, Sir, I perceive that thou art a prophet.
John 4:20: Our fathers worshipped in this mountain; and ye say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship.
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.
John 4:27: And upon this came his disciples, and marvelled that he talked with the woman: yet no man said, What seekest thou? or, Why talkest thou with her?
John 4:28: The woman then left her waterpot, and went her way into the city, and saith to the men,
John 4:29: Come, see a man, which told me all things that ever I did: is not this the Christ?
(KJV)
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 - Hearing what he wanted to hear

Daily Readings - Thu, 12/29/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: Will You Believe?
Reading: Hearing what he wanted to hear
Reference: 2 Chron. 18:4-28

II Chronicles 18:4: And Jehoshaphat said unto the king of Israel, Enquire, I pray thee, at the word of the Lord to day.
II Chronicles 18:5: Therefore the king of Israel gathered together of prophets four hundred men, and said unto them, Shall we go to Ramoth–gilead to battle, or shall I forbear? And they said, Go up; for God will deliver it into the king’s hand.
II Chronicles 18:6: But Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of the Lord besides, that we might enquire of him?
II Chronicles 18:7: And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, by whom we may enquire of the Lord: but I hate him; for he never prophesied good unto me, but always evil: the same is Micaiah the son of Imla. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.
II Chronicles 18:8: And the king of Israel called for one of his officers, and said, Fetch quickly Micaiah the son of Imla.
II Chronicles 18:9: And the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat king of Judah sat either of them on his throne, clothed in their robes, and they sat in a void place at the entering in of the gate of Samaria; and all the prophets prophesied before them.
II Chronicles 18:10: And Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah had made him horns of iron, and said, Thus saith the Lord, With these thou shalt push Syria until they be consumed.
II Chronicles 18:11: And all the prophets prophesied so, saying, Go up to Ramoth–gilead, and prosper: for the Lord shall deliver it into the hand of the king.
II Chronicles 18:12: And the messenger that went to call Micaiah spake to him, saying, Behold, the words of the prophets declare good to the king with one assent; let thy word therefore, I pray thee, be like one of theirs, and speak thou good.
II Chronicles 18:13: And Micaiah said, As the Lord liveth, even what my God saith, that will I speak.
II Chronicles 18:14: And when he was come to the king, the king said unto him, Micaiah, shall we go to Ramoth–gilead to battle, or shall I forbear? And he said, Go ye up, and prosper, and they shall be delivered into your hand.
II Chronicles 18:15: And the king said to him, How many times shall I adjure thee that thou say nothing but the truth to me in the name of the Lord?
II Chronicles 18:16: Then he said, I did see all Israel scattered upon the mountains, as sheep that have no shepherd: and the Lord said, These have no master; let them return therefore every man to his house in peace.
II Chronicles 18:17: And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, Did I not tell thee that he would not prophesy good unto me, but evil?
II Chronicles 18:18: Again he said, Therefore hear the word of the Lord; I saw the Lord sitting upon his throne, and all the host of heaven standing on his right hand and on his left.
II Chronicles 18:19: And the Lord said, Who shall entice Ahab king of Israel, that he may go up and fall at Ramoth–gilead? And one spake saying after this manner, and another saying after that manner.
II Chronicles 18:20: Then there came out a spirit, and stood before the Lord, and said, I will entice him. And the Lord said unto him, Wherewith?
II Chronicles 18:21: And he said, I will go out, and be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And the Lord said, Thou shalt entice him, and thou shalt also prevail: go out, and do even so.
II Chronicles 18:22: Now therefore, behold, the Lord hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of these thy prophets, and the Lord hath spoken evil against thee.
II Chronicles 18:23: Then Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah came near, and smote Micaiah upon the cheek, and said, Which way went the Spirit of the Lord from me to speak unto thee?
II Chronicles 18:24: And Micaiah said, Behold, thou shalt see on that day when thou shalt go into an inner chamber to hide thyself.
II Chronicles 18:25: Then the king of Israel said, Take ye Micaiah, and carry him back to Amon the governor of the city, and to Joash the king’s son;
II Chronicles 18:26: And say, Thus saith the king, Put this fellow in the prison, and feed him with bread of affliction and with water of affliction, until I return in peace.
II Chronicles 18:27: And Micaiah said, If thou certainly return in peace, then hath not the Lord spoken by me. And he said, Hearken, all ye people.
II Chronicles 18:28: So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah went up to Ramoth–gilead.
(KJV)
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 - The first sin of unbelief

Daily Readings - Wed, 12/28/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: Will You Believe?
Reading: The first sin of unbelief
Reference: Gen. 3:1-11

Genesis 3:1: Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
Genesis 3:2: And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:
Genesis 3:3: But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
Genesis 3:4: And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:
Genesis 3:5: For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
Genesis 3:6: And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.
Genesis 3:7: And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.
Genesis 3:8: And they heard the voice of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God amongst the trees of the garden.
Genesis 3:9: And the Lord God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?
Genesis 3:10: And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.
Genesis 3:11: And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?
(KJV)
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Tue, 27 Dec 2016 - Evil spirits believe

Daily Readings - Tue, 12/27/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: Will You Believe?
Reading: Evil spirits believe
Reference: Luke 4:31-44

Luke 4:31: And came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the sabbath days.
Luke 4:32: And they were astonished at his doctrine: for his word was with power.
Luke 4:33: And in the synagogue there was a man, which had a spirit of an unclean devil, and cried out with a loud voice,
Luke 4:34: Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art; the Holy One of God.
Luke 4:35: And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of him. And when the devil had thrown him in the midst, he came out of him, and hurt him not.
Luke 4:36: And they were all amazed, and spake among themselves, saying, What a word is this! for with authority and power he commandeth the unclean spirits, and they come out.
Luke 4:37: And the fame of him went out into every place of the country round about.
Luke 4:38: And he arose out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon’s house. And Simon’s wife’s mother was taken with a great fever; and they besought him for her.
Luke 4:39: And he stood over her, and rebuked the fever; and it left her: and immediately she arose and ministered unto them.
Luke 4:40: Now when the sun was setting, all they that had any sick with divers diseases brought them unto him; and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them.
Luke 4:41: And devils also came out of many, crying out, and saying, Thou art Christ the Son of God. And he rebuking them suffered them not to speak: for they knew that he was Christ.
Luke 4:42: And when it was day, he departed and went into a desert place: and the people sought him, and came unto him, and stayed him, that he should not depart from them.
Luke 4:43: And he said unto them, I must preach the kingdom of God to other cities also: for therefore am I sent.
Luke 4:44: And he preached in the synagogues of Galilee.
(KJV)
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 - Temptation and victory

Daily Readings - Mon, 12/26/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: Will You Believe?
Reading: Temptation and victory
Reference: Luke 4:1-15

Luke 4:1: And Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,
Luke 4:2: Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.
Luke 4:3: And the devil said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread.
Luke 4:4: And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.
Luke 4:5: And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
Luke 4:6: And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it.
Luke 4:7: If thou therefore wilt worship me, all shall be thine.
Luke 4:8: And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get thee behind me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
Luke 4:9: And he brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down from hence:
Luke 4:10: For it is written, He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee:
Luke 4:11: And in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
Luke 4:12: And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
Luke 4:13: And when the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season.
Luke 4:14: And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about.
Luke 4:15: And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all.
(KJV)
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Sun, 25 Dec 2016 - A light into the world

Daily Readings - Sun, 12/25/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: The Light Has Come
Reading: A light into the world
Reference: John 12:44-50

John 12:44: Jesus cried and said, He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me.
John 12:45: And he that seeth me seeth him that sent me.
John 12:46: I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness.
John 12:47: And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.
John 12:48: He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.
John 12:49: For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.
John 12:50: And I know that his commandment is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak.
(KJV)
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Sat, 24 Dec 2016 - The true light now shines

Daily Readings - Sat, 12/24/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: The Light Has Come
Reading: The true light now shines
Reference: 1 John 2:4-11

I John 2:4: He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.
I John 2:5: But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him.
I John 2:6: He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.
I John 2:7: Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which ye have heard from the beginning.
I John 2:8: Again, a new commandment I write unto you, which thing is true in him and in you: because the darkness is past, and the true light now shineth.
I John 2:9: He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now.
I John 2:10: He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.
I John 2:11: But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes.
(KJV)
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 - Shining in our hearts

Daily Readings - Fri, 12/23/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: The Light Has Come
Reading: Shining in our hearts
Reference: 2 Cor. 4:1-7

II Corinthians 4:1: Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;
II Corinthians 4:2: But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man’s conscience in the sight of God.
II Corinthians 4:3: But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:
II Corinthians 4:4: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
II Corinthians 4:5: For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus’ sake.
II Corinthians 4:6: For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
II Corinthians 4:7: But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.
(KJV)
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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 - I will make darkness light

Daily Readings - Thu, 12/22/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: The Light Has Come
Reading: I will make darkness light
Reference: Isa. 42:1-16

Isaiah 42:1: Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.
Isaiah 42:2: He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street.
Isaiah 42:3: A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.
Isaiah 42:4: He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law.
Isaiah 42:5: Thus saith God the Lord, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:
Isaiah 42:6: I the Lord have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;
Isaiah 42:7: To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
Isaiah 42:8: I am the Lord: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.
Isaiah 42:9: Behold, the former things are come to pass, and new things do I declare: before they spring forth I tell you of them.
Isaiah 42:10: Sing unto the Lord a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth, ye that go down to the sea, and all that is therein; the isles, and the inhabitants thereof.
Isaiah 42:11: Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains.
Isaiah 42:12: Let them give glory unto the Lord, and declare his praise in the islands.
Isaiah 42:13: The Lord shall go forth as a mighty man, he shall stir up jealousy like a man of war: he shall cry, yea, roar; he shall prevail against his enemies.
Isaiah 42:14: I have long time holden my peace; I have been still, and refrained myself: now will I cry like a travailing woman; I will destroy and devour at once.
Isaiah 42:15: I will make waste mountains and hills, and dry up all their herbs; and I will make the rivers islands, and I will dry up the pools.
Isaiah 42:16: And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.
(KJV)
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 - At evening time it shall be light

Daily Readings - Wed, 12/21/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: The Light Has Come
Reading: At evening time it shall be light
Reference: Zech. 14:6-7

Zechariah 14:6: And it shall come to pass in that day, that the light shall not be clear, nor dark:
Zechariah 14:7: But it shall be one day which shall be known to the Lord, not day, nor night: but it shall come to pass, that at evening time it shall be light.
(KJV)
Categories: Daily Readings

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 - Star in the east

Daily Readings - Tue, 12/20/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: The Light Has Come
Reading: Star in the east
Reference: Matt. 2:1-10

Matthew 2:1: Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,
Matthew 2:2: Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.
Matthew 2:3: When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
Matthew 2:4: And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he demanded of them where Christ should be born.
Matthew 2:5: And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet,
Matthew 2:6: And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.
Matthew 2:7: Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, enquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.
Matthew 2:8: And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.
Matthew 2:9: When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.
Matthew 2:10: When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
(KJV)
Categories: Daily Readings

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 - The people who walked in darkness

Daily Readings - Mon, 12/19/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: The Light Has Come
Reading: The people who walked in darkness
Reference: Isa. 9:1-7

Isaiah 9:1: Nevertheless the dimness shall not be such as was in her vexation, when at the first he lightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict her by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, in Galilee of the nations.
Isaiah 9:2: The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.
Isaiah 9:3: Thou hast multiplied the nation, and not increased the joy: they joy before thee according to the joy in harvest, and as men rejoice when they divide the spoil.
Isaiah 9:4: For thou hast broken the yoke of his burden, and the staff of his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, as in the day of Midian.
Isaiah 9:5: For every battle of the warrior is with confused noise, and garments rolled in blood; but this shall be with burning and fuel of fire.
Isaiah 9:6: For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
Isaiah 9:7: Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.
(KJV)
Categories: Daily Readings

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 - The work of God

Daily Readings - Sun, 12/18/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: Occupied in our Father’s Business
Reading: The work of God
Reference: John 6:27-34

John 6:27: Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.
John 6:28: Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?
John 6:29: Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
John 6:30: They said therefore unto him, What sign shewest thou then, that we may see, and believe thee? what dost thou work?
John 6:31: Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat.
John 6:32: Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven.
John 6:33: For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world.
John 6:34: Then said they unto him, Lord, evermore give us this bread.
(KJV)
Categories: Daily Readings

Sat, 17 Dec 2016 - Bringing the helpless to Christ

Daily Readings - Sat, 12/17/2016 - 00:00
Lesson: Occupied in our Father’s Business
Reading: Bringing the helpless to Christ
Reference: Mark 2:1-5

Mark 2:1: And again he entered into Capernaum after some days; and it was noised that he was in the house.
Mark 2:2: And straightway many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about the door: and he preached the word unto them.
Mark 2:3: And they come unto him, bringing one sick of the palsy, which was borne of four.
Mark 2:4: And when they could not come nigh unto him for the press, they uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it up, they let down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy lay.
Mark 2:5: When Jesus saw their faith, he said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, thy sins be forgiven thee.
(KJV)
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