Daily Readings

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 - Cornelius was ready

Daily Readings - Wed, 02/08/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Be Ye Ready
Reading: Cornelius was ready
Reference: Acts 10:30-33, 47-48

Acts 10:30: And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing,
Acts 10:31: And said, Cornelius, thy prayer is heard, and thine alms are had in remembrance in the sight of God.
Acts 10:32: Send therefore to Joppa, and call hither Simon, whose surname is Peter; he is lodged in the house of one Simon a tanner by the sea side: who, when he cometh, shall speak unto thee.
Acts 10:33: Immediately therefore I sent to thee; and thou hast well done that thou art come. Now therefore are we all here present before God, to hear all things that are commanded thee of God.
Acts 10:47: Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?
Acts 10:48: And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then prayed they him to tarry certain days.
(KJV)
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Tue, 07 Feb 2017 - Being ready while working

Daily Readings - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Be Ye Ready
Reading: Being ready while working
Reference: Neh. 4:15-21

Nehemiah 4:15: And it came to pass, when our enemies heard that it was known unto us, and God had brought their counsel to nought, that we returned all of us to the wall, every one unto his work.
Nehemiah 4:16: And it came to pass from that time forth, that the half of my servants wrought in the work, and the other half of them held both the spears, the shields, and the bows, and the habergeons; and the rulers were behind all the house of Judah.
Nehemiah 4:17: They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon.
Nehemiah 4:18: For the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and so builded. And he that sounded the trumpet was by me.
Nehemiah 4:19: And I said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, The work is great and large, and we are separated upon the wall, one far from another.
Nehemiah 4:20: In what place therefore ye hear the sound of the trumpet, resort ye thither unto us: our God shall fight for us.
Nehemiah 4:21: So we laboured in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.
(KJV)
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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 - The wise virgins

Daily Readings - Mon, 02/06/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Be Ye Ready
Reading: The wise virgins
Reference: Matt. 25:1-13

Matthew 25:1: Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.
Matthew 25:2: And five of them were wise, and five were foolish.
Matthew 25:3: They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:
Matthew 25:4: But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
Matthew 25:5: While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.
Matthew 25:6: And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.
Matthew 25:7: Then all those virgins arose, and trimmed their lamps.
Matthew 25:8: And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.
Matthew 25:9: But the wise answered, saying, Not so; lest there be not enough for us and you: but go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves.
Matthew 25:10: And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage: and the door was shut.
Matthew 25:11: Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us.
Matthew 25:12: But he answered and said, Verily I say unto you, I know you not.
Matthew 25:13: Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.
(KJV)
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Sun, 05 Feb 2017 - Covetousness leads to oppression

Daily Readings - Sun, 02/05/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Beware of Covetousness
Reading: Covetousness leads to oppression
Reference: Mic. 2:1-5

Micah 2:1: Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.
Micah 2:2: And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
Micah 2:3: Therefore thus saith the Lord; Behold, against this family do I devise an evil, from which ye shall not remove your necks; neither shall ye go haughtily: for this time is evil.
Micah 2:4: In that day shall one take up a parable against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, and say, We be utterly spoiled: he hath changed the portion of my people: how hath he removed it from me! turning away he hath divided our fields.
Micah 2:5: Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast a cord by lot in the congregation of the Lord.
(KJV)
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Sat, 04 Feb 2017 - The sin of Ananias and Sapphira

Daily Readings - Sat, 02/04/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Beware of Covetousness
Reading: The sin of Ananias and Sapphira
Reference: Acts 5:1-11

Acts 5:1: But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
Acts 5:2: And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles’ feet.
Acts 5:3: But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
Acts 5:4: Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.
Acts 5:5: And Ananias hearing these words fell down, and gave up the ghost: and great fear came on all them that heard these things.
Acts 5:6: And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out, and buried him.
Acts 5:7: And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.
Acts 5:8: And Peter answered unto her, Tell me whether ye sold the land for so much? And she said, Yea, for so much.
Acts 5:9: Then Peter said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them which have buried thy husband are at the door, and shall carry thee out.
Acts 5:10: Then fell she down straightway at his feet, and yielded up the ghost: and the young men came in, and found her dead, and, carrying her forth, buried her by her husband.
Acts 5:11: And great fear came upon all the church, and upon as many as heard these things.
(KJV)
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Fri, 03 Feb 2017 - The deceitfulness of riches

Daily Readings - Fri, 02/03/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Beware of Covetousness
Reading: The deceitfulness of riches
Reference: Matt. 13:18-23

Matthew 13:18: Hear ye therefore the parable of the sower.
Matthew 13:19: When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart. This is he which received seed by the way side.
Matthew 13:20: But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it;
Matthew 13:21: Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.
Matthew 13:22: He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
Matthew 13:23: But he that received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word, and understandeth it; which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.
(KJV)
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Thu, 02 Feb 2017 - Ahab covets a vineyard

Daily Readings - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Beware of Covetousness
Reading: Ahab covets a vineyard
Reference: 1 Kings 21:1-16

I Kings 21:1: And it came to pass after these things, that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard, which was in Jezreel, hard by the palace of Ahab king of Samaria.
I Kings 21:2: And Ahab spake unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near unto my house: and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or, if it seem good to thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money.
I Kings 21:3: And Naboth said to Ahab, The Lord forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee.
I Kings 21:4: And Ahab came into his house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him: for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid him down upon his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread.
I Kings 21:5: But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said unto him, Why is thy spirit so sad, that thou eatest no bread?
I Kings 21:6: And he said unto her, Because I spake unto Naboth the Jezreelite, and said unto him, Give me thy vineyard for money; or else, if it please thee, I will give thee another vineyard for it: and he answered, I will not give thee my vineyard.
I Kings 21:7: And Jezebel his wife said unto him, Dost thou now govern the kingdom of Israel? arise, and eat bread, and let thine heart be merry: I will give thee the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.
I Kings 21:8: So she wrote letters in Ahab’s name, and sealed them with his seal, and sent the letters unto the elders and to the nobles that were in his city, dwelling with Naboth.
I Kings 21:9: And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people:
I Kings 21:10: And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, Thou didst blaspheme God and the king. And then carry him out, and stone him, that he may die.
I Kings 21:11: And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who were the inhabitants in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them, and as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them.
I Kings 21:12: They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.
I Kings 21:13: And there came in two men, children of Belial, and sat before him: and the men of Belial witnessed against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth did blaspheme God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.
I Kings 21:14: Then they sent to Jezebel, saying, Naboth is stoned, and is dead.
I Kings 21:15: And it came to pass, when Jezebel heard that Naboth was stoned, and was dead, that Jezebel said to Ahab, Arise, take possession of the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite, which he refused to give thee for money: for Naboth is not alive, but dead.
I Kings 21:16: And it came to pass, when Ahab heard that Naboth was dead, that Ahab rose up to go down to the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite, to take possession of it.
(KJV)
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Wed, 01 Feb 2017 - Be followers of God

Daily Readings - Wed, 02/01/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Beware of Covetousness
Reading: Be followers of God
Reference: Eph. 5:1-10

Ephesians 5:1: Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;
Ephesians 5:2: And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.
Ephesians 5:3: But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
Ephesians 5:4: Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.
Ephesians 5:5: For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Ephesians 5:6: Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
Ephesians 5:7: Be not ye therefore partakers with them.
Ephesians 5:8: For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
Ephesians 5:9: ( For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)
Ephesians 5:10: Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord.
(KJV)
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 - Incline my heart

Daily Readings - Tue, 01/31/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Beware of Covetousness
Reading: Incline my heart
Reference: Ps. 119:33-40

Psalms 119:33: Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end.
Psalms 119:34: Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.
Psalms 119:35: Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.
Psalms 119:36: Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.
Psalms 119:37: Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way.
Psalms 119:38: Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear.
Psalms 119:39: Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good.
Psalms 119:40: Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.
(KJV)
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 - The root of all evil

Daily Readings - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Beware of Covetousness
Reading: The root of all evil
Reference: 1 Tim. 6:6-12

I Timothy 6:6: But godliness with contentment is great gain.
I Timothy 6:7: For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.
I Timothy 6:8: And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
I Timothy 6:9: But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
I Timothy 6:10: For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
I Timothy 6:11: But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
I Timothy 6:12: Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.
(KJV)
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 - Be no respecter of persons

Daily Readings - Sun, 01/29/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Who Is My Neighbor?
Reading: Be no respecter of persons
Reference: James 2:1-9

James 2:1: My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.
James 2:2: For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;
James 2:3: And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool:
James 2:4: Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?
James 2:5: Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?
James 2:6: But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?
James 2:7: Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?
James 2:8: If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:
James 2:9: But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.
(KJV)
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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 - Neighbors no longer taught

Daily Readings - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Who Is My Neighbor?
Reading: Neighbors no longer taught
Reference: Jer. 31:31-34 & Heb. 8:10-13

(KJV)
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 - Neighbors called to rejoice

Daily Readings - Thu, 01/26/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Who Is My Neighbor?
Reading: Neighbors called to rejoice
Reference: Luke 15:1-10

Luke 15:1: Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.
Luke 15:2: And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.
Luke 15:3: And he spake this parable unto them, saying,
Luke 15:4: What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it?
Luke 15:5: And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing.
Luke 15:6: And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost.
Luke 15:7: I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
Luke 15:8: Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it?
Luke 15:9: And when she hath found it, she calleth her friends and her neighbours together, saying, Rejoice with me; for I have found the piece which I had lost.
Luke 15:10: Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.
(KJV)
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Wed, 25 Jan 2017 - A neighbor is better than a brother

Daily Readings - Wed, 01/25/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Who Is My Neighbor?
Reading: A neighbor is better than a brother
Reference: Prov. 27:5-10

Proverbs 27:5: Open rebuke is better than secret love.
Proverbs 27:6: Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Proverbs 27:7: The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
Proverbs 27:8: As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.
Proverbs 27:9: Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend by hearty counsel.
Proverbs 27:10: Thine own friend, and thy father’s friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother’s house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.
(KJV)
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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 - Reproach not a neighbor

Daily Readings - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Who Is My Neighbor?
Reading: Reproach not a neighbor
Reference: Ps. 15:1-5

Psalms 15:1: Lord, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill?
Psalms 15:2: He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.
Psalms 15:3: He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.
Psalms 15:4: In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the Lord. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.
Psalms 15:5: He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.
(KJV)
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 - Commanded to love your neighbor

Daily Readings - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Who Is My Neighbor?
Reading: Commanded to love your neighbor
Reference: Lev. 19:15-18

Leviticus 19:15: Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
Leviticus 19:16: Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the Lord.
Leviticus 19:17: Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.
Leviticus 19:18: Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the Lord.
(KJV)
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 - Lift up your eyes

Daily Readings - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Harvest Is Great
Reading: Lift up your eyes
Reference: Isa. 60:1-11

Isaiah 60:1: Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.
Isaiah 60:2: For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.
Isaiah 60:3: And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.
Isaiah 60:4: Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side.
Isaiah 60:5: Then thou shalt see, and flow together, and thine heart shall fear, and be enlarged; because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto thee, the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto thee.
Isaiah 60:6: The multitude of camels shall cover thee, the dromedaries of Midian and Ephah; all they from Sheba shall come: they shall bring gold and incense; and they shall shew forth the praises of the Lord.
Isaiah 60:7: All the flocks of Kedar shall be gathered together unto thee, the rams of Nebaioth shall minister unto thee: they shall come up with acceptance on mine altar, and I will glorify the house of my glory.
Isaiah 60:8: Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?
Isaiah 60:9: Surely the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of the Lord thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.
Isaiah 60:10: And the sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee: for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee.
Isaiah 60:11: Therefore thy gates shall be open continually; they shall not be shut day nor night; that men may bring unto thee the forces of the Gentiles, and that their kings may be brought.
(KJV)
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 - A light to the Gentiles

Daily Readings - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Harvest Is Great
Reading: A light to the Gentiles
Reference: Isa. 49:5-12

Isaiah 49:5: And now, saith the Lord that formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, Though Israel be not gathered, yet shall I be glorious in the eyes of the Lord, and my God shall be my strength.
Isaiah 49:6: And he said, It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.
Isaiah 49:7: Thus saith the Lord, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despiseth, to him whom the nation abhorreth, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the Lord that is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee.
Isaiah 49:8: Thus saith the Lord, In an acceptable time have I heard thee, and in a day of salvation have I helped thee: and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the earth, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages;
Isaiah 49:9: That thou mayest say to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Shew yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures shall be in all high places.
Isaiah 49:10: They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat nor sun smite them: for he that hath mercy on them shall lead them, even by the springs of water shall he guide them.
Isaiah 49:11: And I will make all my mountains a way, and my highways shall be exalted.
Isaiah 49:12: Behold, these shall come from far: and, lo, these from the north and from the west; and these from the land of Sinim.
(KJV)
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 - Sheep having no shepherd

Daily Readings - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Harvest Is Great
Reading: Sheep having no shepherd
Reference: Matt. 9:32-38

Matthew 9:32: As they went out, behold, they brought to him a dumb man possessed with a devil.
Matthew 9:33: And when the devil was cast out, the dumb spake: and the multitudes marvelled, saying, It was never so seen in Israel.
Matthew 9:34: But the Pharisees said, He casteth out devils through the prince of the devils.
Matthew 9:35: And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.
Matthew 9:36: But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.
Matthew 9:37: Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few;
Matthew 9:38: Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.
(KJV)
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 - Strife over words is unprofitable

Daily Readings - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Harvest Is Great
Reading: Strife over words is unprofitable
Reference: 2 Tim. 2:14-26

II Timothy 2:14: Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.
II Timothy 2:15: Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
II Timothy 2:16: But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.
II Timothy 2:17: And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;
II Timothy 2:18: Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.
II Timothy 2:19: Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.
II Timothy 2:20: But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.
II Timothy 2:21: If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master’s use, and prepared unto every good work.
II Timothy 2:22: Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
II Timothy 2:23: But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.
II Timothy 2:24: And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,
II Timothy 2:25: In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;
II Timothy 2:26: And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.
(KJV)
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