Reading: The hour of temptation
Reference: Rev. 3:7–13
Revelation of John 3:13: He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
Reading: Christ warns of peril
Reference: Matt. 24:4–13
Matthew 24:13: But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
Reading: Iniquity causes perilous times
Reference: Isa. 59:1–8
Isaiah 59:8: The way of peace they know not; and there is no judgment in their goings: they have made them crooked paths: whosoever goeth therein shall not know peace.
Reading: The faithful and wise steward
Reference: Luke 12:42–48
Luke 12:48: But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
Reading: Be content
Reference: Heb. 13:5–8
Hebrews 13:8: Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
Reading: Achan’s gain was loss
Reference: Josh. 7:16–26
Joshua 7:26: And they raised over him a great heap of stones unto this day. So the Lord turned from the fierceness of his anger. Wherefore the name of that place was called, The valley of Achor, unto this day.
Reading: The Great Commandment
Reference: Mark 12:28–34
Mark 12:34: And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly, he said unto him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God. And no man after that durst ask him any question.
Reading: Life is a vapor
Reference: James 4:13–17
James 4:17: Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.
Reading: That I may win Christ
Reference: Phil. 3:4–14
Philippians 3:14: I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Reading: Worth of a soul
Reference: Matt. 16:24–28
Matthew 16:28: Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.
Reading: Enter thou into the joy of thy Lord
Reference: Matt. 25:14–23
Matthew 25:23: His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
Reading: The oil of joy for mourning
Reference: Isa. 61:1–3
Isaiah 61:3: To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.
Reading: I have called thee by thy name
Reference: Isa. 43:1–11
Isaiah 43:11: I, even I, am the Lord; and beside me there is no saviour.
Reading: Everlasting joy upon the ransomed
Reference: Isa. 35:8–10
Isaiah 35:10: And the ransomed of the Lord shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.
Reading: God shall wipe away all tears
Reference: Rev. 21:1–4
Revelation of John 21:4: And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
Reading: Be glad and rejoice
Reference: Isa. 65:17–25
Isaiah 65:25: The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock: and dust shall be the serpent’s meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the Lord.
Reading: Joy cometh in the morning
Reference: Ps. 30:1–5
Psalms 30:5: For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
Reading: The redeemed of the Lord
Reference: Isa. 62:11–12
Isaiah 62:12: And they shall call them, The holy people, The redeemed of the Lord: and thou shalt be called, Sought out, A city not forsaken.
Reading: Reward of the ransomed
Reference: Rev. 7:9–17
Revelation of John 7:17: For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
Reading: The love of God
Reference: 1 John 4:8–11
I John 4:11: Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.