Thursday, January 7: I will show you my faith by my deeds James 2:14-19

 

Daily ScripturesThe New Testament letter of James challenges believers on se... Continue Reading

Wednesday, January 6: The royal law found in Scripture James 2:8-13

 

Daily ScripturesThe New Testament letter of James challenges believers on se... Continue Reading

Tuesday, January 5: Believers... must not show favoritism James 2:1-7

 

Read James 2:1-7

My brothers and sisters, believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ must not show favoritism. Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in filthy old clothes also comes in. If you show special attent... Continue Reading

Monday, January 4: Like someone who looks at his face in a mirror James 1:22-27

 

Read James 1:22-27

Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately fo... Continue Reading

Sunday, January 3: Go and do likewise Luke 10:25-37

 

Sunday in the GospelsOn Sundays we'll walk through events in the life of Jes... Continue Reading

Saturday, January 2: May burning coals fall on them Psalm 140:6-13

 

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I say to the Lord, "You are my God."

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Friday, January 1: Quick to listen, slow to speak James 1:19-21

 

Read James 1:19-21

My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evi... Continue Reading

Thursday, December 31: For my eyes have seen your salvation Luke 2:21-32

Read Luke 2:21-32

On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise the child, he was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him before he was conceived.

When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to... Continue Reading

Wednesday, December 30: Sing to the LORD a new song Psalm 98:1-9

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Sing to the Lord a new song,

for he has done marvelous things;

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Tuesday, December 29: Mary treasured up all these things Luke 2:15-20

Read Luke 2:15-20

When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, "Let's go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about."

So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lyi... Continue Reading

Monday, December 28: Your watchmen lift up their voices Isaiah 52:7-10

Read Isaiah 52:7-10

How beautiful on the mountains

are the feet of those who bring good news,

who p... Continue Reading

Sunday, December 27: Knowledge of the Holy One is understanding Proverbs 9:10-12

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The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,

and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

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Saturday, December 26: Say to God, \"How awesome are your deeds!\" Psalm 66:1-7

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Shout for joy to God, all the earth!

Sing the glory of his name;

make his praise ... Continue Reading

Friday, December 25: For to us a child is born Isaiah 9:2-7

Read Isaiah 9:2-7

The people walking in darkness

have seen a great light;

on those living in the la... Continue Reading

Thursday, December 24: Great joy for all the people Luke 2:8-14

Read Luke 2:8-14

And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I brin... Continue Reading

Wednesday, December 23: The time came for the baby to be born Luke 2:1-7

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In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register.

So Joseph also went up... Continue Reading

Tuesday, December 22: For you will go on before the Lord

Read Luke 1:67, 76-80

His father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied:

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"And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High;

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Monday, December 21: To rescue us from the hand of our enemies Luke 1:67-75

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His father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied:

"Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel,

because he has come to his peo... Continue Reading

Sunday, December 20: Trust in the LORD with all your heart Proverbs 3:3-8

Read Proverbs 3:3-8

Let love and faithfulness never leave you;

bind them around your neck,

write th... Continue Reading

Saturday, December 19: When can I go and meet with God? Psalm 42:1-5

Read Psalm 42:1-5

As the deer pants for streams of water,

so my soul pants for you, my God.

My soul... Continue Reading