Reading: My sheep hear my voice
Reference: John 10:25-30
John 10:25: Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father’s name, they bear witness of me.
John 10:26: But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you.
John 10:27: My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
John 10:28: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.
John 10:29: My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father’s hand.
John 10:30: I and my Father are one.
Reading: Get wisdom and understanding
Reference: Prov. 4:5-13
Proverbs 4:5: Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
Proverbs 4:6: Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee.
Proverbs 4:7: Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
Proverbs 4:8: Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.
Proverbs 4:9: She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.
Proverbs 4:10: Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many.
Proverbs 4:11: I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths.
Proverbs 4:12: When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.
Proverbs 4:13: Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.
Reading: God’s promise to Jacob
Reference: Gen. 28:10-22
Genesis 28:10: And Jacob went out from Beer–sheba, and went toward Haran.
Genesis 28:11: And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.
Genesis 28:12: And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.
Genesis 28:13: And, behold, the Lord stood above it, and said, I am the Lord God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed;
Genesis 28:14: And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
Genesis 28:15: And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.
Genesis 28:16: And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the Lord is in this place; and I knew it not.
Genesis 28:17: And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.
Genesis 28:18: And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.
Genesis 28:19: And he called the name of that place Beth–el: but the name of that city was called Luz at the first.
Genesis 28:20: And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on,
Genesis 28:21: So that I come again to my father’s house in peace; then shall the Lord be my God:
Genesis 28:22: And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God’s house: and of all that thou shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee.