Reading: Reward after great tribulation
Reference: Rev. 7:13-17
Revelation of John 7:13: And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they?
Revelation of John 7:14: And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Revelation of John 7:15: Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them.
Revelation of John 7:16: They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat.
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: Be not weary in well doing
Reference: Gal. 6:6-10
Galatians 6:6: Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.
Galatians 6:7: Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
Galatians 6:8: For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
Galatians 6:9: And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
Galatians 6:10: As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
Reading: Fellowship one with another
Reference: 1 John 1:1–7
I John 1:7: But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
Reading: Caring for the stranger
Reference: Lev. 19:9–10, 33–34
Leviticus 19:10: And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the Lord your God.
Reading: Cheerful hospitality
Reference: 1 Pet. 4:7–10
I Peter 4:10: As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
Reading: Forsaking all to follow Jesus
Reference: Matt. 4:17–22
Matthew 4:22: And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him.
Reading: The whole duty of man
Reference: Eccles. 12:8–14
Ecclesiastes 12:14: For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.
Reading: Following the example of a leader
Reference: 1 Cor. 4:14–17
I Corinthians 4:17: For this cause have I sent unto you Timotheus, who is my beloved son, and faithful in the Lord, who shall bring you into remembrance of my ways which be in Christ, as I teach every where in every church.
Reading: Kindness and affection to others
Reference: Rom. 12:9–13
Romans 12:13: Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
Reading: Christ knocks at the heart’s door
Reference: Rev. 3:19–22
Revelation of John 3:22: He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
Reading: Be gentle to the disciplined
Reference: 2 Cor. 2:1–11
II Corinthians 2:11: Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.
Reading: Fully submitted—fully trusting
Reference: Job 13:13–16
Job 13:16: He also shall be my salvation: for an hypocrite shall not come before him.
Reading: Persuasion needed
Reference: Jonah 1:15—3:3
Jonah 3:3: So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord. Now Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days’ journey.
Reading: Disappointed but blessed
Reference: Luke 8:41–42, 49–56
Luke 8:42: For he had one only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she lay a dying. But as he went the people thronged him.
Reading: Tested and tried but refined
Reference: Job 23:1–10
Job 23:10: But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
Reading: God’s love toward man established
Reference: Jer. 31:1–3
Jeremiah 31:3: The Lord hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.
Reading: God is worthy of full confidence
Reference: Heb. 6:13–20
Hebrews 6:20: Whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
Reading: Confidence exercised in infirmities
Reference: 2 Cor. 12:7–10
II Corinthians 12:10: Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
Reading: Daniel’s confidence in God
Reference: Dan. 6:10, 19–23
Daniel 6:10: Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.
Reading: The boldness of Peter and John
Reference: Acts 4:8–20
Acts 4:20: For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.