Daily Readings

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - The Son of Man must be lifted up

Daily Readings - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Behold the Lamb
Reading: The Son of Man must be lifted up
Reference: John 3:13-21

John 3:13: And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.
John 3:14: And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:
John 3:15: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
John 3:16: For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
John 3:17: For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
John 3:18: He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
John 3:19: And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
John 3:20: For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
John 3:21: But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.
(KJV)
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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - There is forgiveness with the Lord

Daily Readings - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Behold the Lamb
Reading: There is forgiveness with the Lord
Reference: Ps. 130:1-8

Psalms 130:1: Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Lord.
Psalms 130:2: Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.
Psalms 130:3: If thou, Lord, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?
Psalms 130:4: But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared.
Psalms 130:5: I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.
Psalms 130:6: My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.
Psalms 130:7: Let Israel hope in the Lord: for with the Lord there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.
Psalms 130:8: And he shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities.
(KJV)
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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - Redemption is found in Jesus

Daily Readings - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: Behold the Lamb
Reading: Redemption is found in Jesus
Reference: Rom. 3:21-26

Romans 3:21: But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
Romans 3:22: Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:
Romans 3:23: For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
Romans 3:24: Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:
Romans 3:25: Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God;
Romans 3:26: To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.
(KJV)
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Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - Christ’s blood cleanses us

Daily Readings - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Zeal of Thine House
Reading: Christ’s blood cleanses us
Reference: Heb. 9:6-15

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?
Hebrews 9:15: And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.
(KJV)
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Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - Cleansing brings joy of salvation

Daily Readings - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Zeal of Thine House
Reading: Cleansing brings joy of salvation
Reference: Ps. 51:7-12

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.
Psalms 51:11: Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me.
Psalms 51:12: Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit.
(KJV)
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Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - At ease in Zion

Daily Readings - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Zeal of Thine House
Reading: At ease in Zion
Reference: Amos 6:1-7

Amos 6:1: Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, which are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came!
Amos 6:2: Pass ye unto Calneh, and see; and from thence go ye to Hamath the great: then go down to Gath of the Philistines: be they better than these kingdoms? or their border greater than your border?
Amos 6:3: Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;
Amos 6:4: That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;
Amos 6:5: That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David;
Amos 6:6: That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments: but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.
Amos 6:7: Therefore now shall they go captive with the first that go captive, and the banquet of them that stretched themselves shall be removed.
(KJV)
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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - The restored city

Daily Readings - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Zeal of Thine House
Reading: The restored city
Reference: Zech. 8:1-8

Zechariah 8:1: Again the word of the Lord of hosts came to me, saying,
Zechariah 8:2: Thus saith the Lord of hosts; I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I was jealous for her with great fury.
Zechariah 8:3: Thus saith the Lord; I am returned unto Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall be called a city of truth; and the mountain of the Lord of hosts the holy mountain.
Zechariah 8:4: Thus saith the Lord of hosts; There shall yet old men and old women dwell in the streets of Jerusalem, and every man with his staff in his hand for very age.
Zechariah 8:5: And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in the streets thereof.
Zechariah 8:6: Thus saith the Lord of hosts; If it be marvellous in the eyes of the remnant of this people in these days, should it also be marvellous in mine eyes? saith the Lord of hosts.
Zechariah 8:7: Thus saith the Lord of hosts; Behold, I will save my people from the east country, and from the west country;
Zechariah 8:8: And I will bring them, and they shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God, in truth and in righteousness.
(KJV)
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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - Unrepentant cities

Daily Readings - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 00:00
Lesson: The Zeal of Thine House
Reading: Unrepentant cities
Reference: Matt. 11:20-24

Matthew 11:20: Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not:
Matthew 11:21: Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
Matthew 11:22: But I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the day of judgment, than for you.
Matthew 11:23: And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.
Matthew 11:24: But I say unto you, That it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for thee.
(KJV)
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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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