January 3, 2021

Acts 2:45-47 45 and they (A)would sell their property and possessions and share them with all, to the extent that anyone had need. 46 (B)Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and (C)breaking bread [a]from house to house, they were taking their [b]meals together with gladness and [c]sincerity of heart, 47 praising God and (D)having favor with all the people. And the Lord (E)was […]

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Hebrews 8:5-13 5 who serve a copy and shadow of the heavenly things, just as Moses was warned by God when he was about to erect the tabernacle; for, “See,” He says, “that you make all things by the pattern which was shown to you on the mountain.” 6 But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, to the extent that He is also the mediator of a […]

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Why Christmas? To Save Sinners

1 Timothy 1:3-17 3 Just as I urged you [a]upon my departure for (A)Macedonia, to remain on at (B)Ephesus so that you would instruct certain people not to (C)teach strange doctrines, 4 nor to [b]pay attention to (D)myths and endless (E)genealogies, which give rise to useless (F)speculation rather than (G)advance [c]the plan of God, which is by faith, so I urge you now. 5 But the goal of our [d](H)instruction is love (I)from […]

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1 John 3:1-8 3 See [a](A)how great a love the Father has given us, that we would be called (B)children of God; and in fact we are. For this reason the world does not know us: because (C)it did not know Him. 2 (D)Beloved, now we are (E)children of God, and (F)it has not appeared as yet what we will be. We know that when […]

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Matthew 1:18-23 18 Now the birth of Jesus the [a]Messiah was as follows: when His (A)mother Mary had been [b]betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was (B)found to be pregnant by the Holy Spirit. 19 And her husband Joseph, since he was a righteous man and did not want to disgrace her, planned to [c](C)send her away secretly. 20 But when he had […]

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Jonah 4 4 But it greatly displeased Jonah, and he became (A)angry. 2 Then he (B)prayed to the Lord and said, “Please Lord, was this not [a]what I said when I was still in my own country? Therefore in anticipation of this I (C)fled to Tarshish, since I knew that You are a (D)gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in mercy, and One who relents of disaster. 3 So […]

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Psalm 84 For the music director; [a]on the Gittith. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. 84 How lovely are Your (A)dwelling places, Lord of armies! 2 My (B)soul longed and even yearned for the courtyards of the Lord; My heart and my flesh sing for joy to the (C)living God. 3 The bird also has found a house, And the swallow a nest […]

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Jonah: Part 6

Jonah 3:4-10 4 Then Jonah began to go through the city one day’s walk; and he (A)cried out and said, “Forty more days, and Nineveh will be overthrown.” 5 Then the people of Nineveh believed in God; and they called a (B)fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest to the least of them. 6 When the word reached the king […]

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Jonah 3 3 Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the second time, saying, 2 “Arise, go to (A)Nineveh, the great city, and (B)proclaim to it the proclamation which I am going to tell you.” 3 So Jonah got up and went to Nineveh according to the word of the Lord. Now Nineveh was [a]an (C)exceedingly large city, a three days’ walk. 4 Then Jonah began to […]

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Jonah: Part 4

Jonah 1:17-2:10 17 [a]And the Lord designated a great fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the (A)stomach of the fish for three days and three nights. 2 [b]Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God (B)from the stomach of the fish, 2 and he said, “I (C)called out of my distress to the Lord, And He answered me. I called for help from the [c]depth of (D)Sheol; […]

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