Daily Readings

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - The opposite of jealousy

Daily Readings - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: The Consequences of Jealousy
Reading: The opposite of jealousy
Reference: Rom. 13:8–10

Romans 13:8: Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.
Romans 13:9: For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
Romans 13:10: Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
(KJV)
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Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - Consequences of jealousy

Daily Readings - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: The Consequences of Jealousy
Reading: Consequences of jealousy
Reference: Num. 12:1–10

Numbers 12:1: And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.
Numbers 12:2: And they said, Hath the Lord indeed spoken only by Moses? hath he not spoken also by us? And the Lord heard it.
Numbers 12:3: ( Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.)
Numbers 12:4: And the Lord spake suddenly unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and unto Miriam, Come out ye three unto the tabernacle of the congregation. And they three came out.
Numbers 12:5: And the Lord came down in the pillar of the cloud, and stood in the door of the tabernacle, and called Aaron and Miriam: and they both came forth.
Numbers 12:6: And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I the Lord will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak unto him in a dream.
Numbers 12:7: My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful in all mine house.
Numbers 12:8: With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the Lord shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?
Numbers 12:9: And the anger of the Lord was kindled against them; and he departed.
Numbers 12:10: And the cloud departed from off the tabernacle; and, behold, Miriam became leprous, white as snow: and Aaron looked upon Miriam, and, behold, she was leprous.
(KJV)
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Tue, 04 Sep 2018 - God is jealous in a good way

Daily Readings - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: The Consequences of Jealousy
Reading: God is jealous in a good way
Reference: Exod. 34:10–17

Exodus 34:10: And he said, Behold, I make a covenant: before all thy people I will do marvels, such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation: and all the people among which thou art shall see the work of the Lord: for it is a terrible thing that I will do with thee.
Exodus 34:11: Observe thou that which I command thee this day: behold, I drive out before thee the Amorite, and the Canaanite, and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Hivite, and the Jebusite.
Exodus 34:12: Take heed to thyself, lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land whither thou goest, lest it be for a snare in the midst of thee:
Exodus 34:13: But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:
Exodus 34:14: For thou shalt worship no other god: for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:
Exodus 34:15: Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;
Exodus 34:16: And thou take of their daughters unto thy sons, and their daughters go a whoring after their gods, and make thy sons go a whoring after their gods.
Exodus 34:17: Thou shalt make thee no molten gods.
(KJV)
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Mon, 03 Sep 2018 - A root of bitterness

Daily Readings - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: The Consequences of Jealousy
Reading: A root of bitterness
Reference: Heb. 12:14–17

Hebrews 12:14: Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:
Hebrews 12:15: Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;
Hebrews 12:16: Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright.
Hebrews 12:17: For ye know how that afterward, when he would have inherited the blessing, he was rejected: for he found no place of repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears.
(KJV)
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Sun, 02 Sep 2018 - Aquila and Priscilla’s dedication

Daily Readings - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Holy Matrimony
Reading: Aquila and Priscilla’s dedication
Reference: Acts 18:1–4, 24–28

Acts 18:1: After these things Paul departed from Athens, and came to Corinth;
Acts 18:2: And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with his wife Priscilla; ( because that Claudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome:) and came unto them.
Acts 18:3: And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.
Acts 18:4: And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks.
Acts 18:24: And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man, and mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus.
Acts 18:25: This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spake and taught diligently the things of the Lord, knowing only the baptism of John.
Acts 18:26: And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue: whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, they took him unto them, and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.
Acts 18:27: And when he was disposed to pass into Achaia, the brethren wrote, exhorting the disciples to receive him: who, when he was come, helped them much which had believed through grace:
Acts 18:28: For he mightily convinced the Jews, and that publickly, shewing by the scriptures that Jesus was Christ.
(KJV)
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Sat, 01 Sep 2018 - Holy matrimony is pure

Daily Readings - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Holy Matrimony
Reading: Holy matrimony is pure
Reference: 1 Thess. 4:1–8; Heb. 13:4

I Thessalonians 4:1: Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.
I Thessalonians 4:2: For ye know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus.
I Thessalonians 4:3: For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication:
I Thessalonians 4:4: That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;
I Thessalonians 4:5: Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:
I Thessalonians 4:6: That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.
I Thessalonians 4:7: For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.
I Thessalonians 4:8: He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit.
Hebrews 13:4: Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
(KJV)
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Fri, 31 Aug 2018 - Marriage not to hinder spiritual life

Daily Readings - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Holy Matrimony
Reading: Marriage not to hinder spiritual life
Reference: 1 Cor. 7:27–33

I Corinthians 7:27: Art thou bound unto a wife? seek not to be loosed. Art thou loosed from a wife? seek not a wife.
I Corinthians 7:28: But and if thou marry, thou hast not sinned; and if a virgin marry, she hath not sinned. Nevertheless such shall have trouble in the flesh: but I spare you.
I Corinthians 7:29: But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none;
I Corinthians 7:30: And they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possessed not;
I Corinthians 7:31: And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.
I Corinthians 7:32: But I would have you without carefulness. He that is unmarried careth for the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord:
I Corinthians 7:33: But he that is married careth for the things that are of the world, how he may please his wife.
(KJV)
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Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - Joseph shields Mary from reproach

Daily Readings - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Holy Matrimony
Reading: Joseph shields Mary from reproach
Reference: Matt. 1:18–25

Matthew 1:18: Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.
Matthew 1:19: Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily.
Matthew 1:20: But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.
Matthew 1:21: And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.
Matthew 1:22: Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,
Matthew 1:23: Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.
Matthew 1:24: Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife:
Matthew 1:25: And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.
(KJV)
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Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - A husband’s acquiescence to sin

Daily Readings - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Holy Matrimony
Reading: A husband’s acquiescence to sin
Reference: Gen. 3:8–12

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?
Genesis 3:12: And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.
(KJV)
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Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - Eve fails to heed God’s warning

Daily Readings - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Holy Matrimony
Reading: Eve fails to heed God’s warning
Reference: Gen. 3:1–6

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.
(KJV)
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Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - Adam’s responsibility in the garden

Daily Readings - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Holy Matrimony
Reading: Adam’s responsibility in the garden
Reference: Gen. 2:15–20

Genesis 2:15: And the Lord God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
Genesis 2:16: And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:
Genesis 2:17: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.
Genesis 2:18: And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.
Genesis 2:19: And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
Genesis 2:20: And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.
(KJV)
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