Saturday, 30 April 2016

Bible Reading #174 - Witnessing


Jeremiah 26

I pray blessings on you as you read.

(v. 8) "But as soon as Jeremiah finished saying everything that the LORD commanded him to say, the priests, the prophets and all the people grabbed him and said, 'You must die!" (v. 16) "Then the officials and all the people said to the priests and prophets, 'This man should not be condemned to die. He has spoken to us in the name of the LORD our God.' "

Sunday, 24 April 2016

Bible Reading #173 - Be Prudent

Be Prudent

Wise Words

Proverbs 14

I pray blessings on you as you read.

(v. 8) "The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception." (v. 15) "A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps." (v. 18) "The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge."

Saturday, 23 April 2016

Bible Reading #172 - Joyful with Nothing

Joyful with Nothing

Habakkuk 3

I pray blessings on you as you read.

(v. 17-18) "Even if the fig tree does not bloom and the vines have no grapes, even if the olive tree fails to produce and the fields yield no food, even if the sheep pen is empty and the stalls have no cattle--even then, I will be happy with the LORD. I will truly find joy in God, who saves me."

Sunday, 17 April 2016

Bible Reading #171 - Conduct Yourself

Conduct Yourself

Philippians 1

I pray blessings on you as you read.

(v. 27-28) "Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in one spirit, contending as one man for the faith of the gospel without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a sign to them that they will be destroyed, but that you will be saved--and that by God."

Saturday, 16 April 2016

Bible Reading #170 - Devote Yourself to Prayer

Devote Yourself to Prayer

Colossians 4

I pray blessings on you as you read.

(v. 2) "Keep praying. Pay attention to when you offer prayers of thanksgiving." (v. 5-6) "Be wise in the way you act toward those who are outside the Christian faith. Make the most of your opportunities. Everything you say should be kind and well thought out so that you know how to answer everyone."

Sunday, 10 April 2016

Bible Reading #169 - Giving Faithfully

Giving Faithfully

Exodus 36

I pray blessings on you as you read.

(v. 3-5) "Moses turned over to them all the contributions the Israelites had brought for the work of constructing the holy place. But the people still kept bringing him freewill offerings every morning. Finally, all the skilled craftsmen who were working on the holy place stopped what they were doing. They all came to Moses. They said, 'The people are bringing much more than we need for doing the work the LORD commanded us to do.' "

Saturday, 9 April 2016

Bible Reading #168 - You Are God's Family

You Are God's Family

Deuteronomy 27

I pray blessings on you as you read.

(v. 9-10) "Then Moses and the Levitical priests said to all Israel, 'Be quiet and listen, Israel. Today you have become the people of the LORD your God. Obey the LORD your God and follow his commands and laws which I am giving you today.' "

Sunday, 3 April 2016

Bible Reading #167 - First Response to Trouble

First Response to Trouble

Psalm 59

I pray blessings on you as you read.

(v. 16) "But I will sing about your strength. In the morning I will joyfully sing about your mercy. You have been my stronghold and a place of safety in times of trouble."

Saturday, 2 April 2016

Bible Reading #166 - Nightmares


Daniel 7

I pray blessings on you as you read.

(v. 15) "I, Daniel, was deeply troubled, and my visions frightened me." (v. 28) "Here is the end of the matter. I, Daniel, was terrified by my thoughts, and I turned pale. I kept this to myself."