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eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God." (1 Corinthians 10:31) "For my own sake, for my own sake, I do it, for how should my name be profaned? My glory I will not give to another." (Isaiah 48:11) " he !"#$ said to Gideon, % he people with you are too many for me to give the Midianites into their hand, lest Israel boast over me, saying, %My own hand has saved me.%" (Judges 7:2) "&is glory is great through your salvation' splendor and ma(esty you bestow on him." ( sal! 21:") ")ot to us, " !"#$, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness*" ( sal! 11":1) "+ut when one turns to the !ord, the veil is removed. )ow the !ord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the !ord is, there is freedom. ,nd we all, with unveiled fa-e, beholding the glory of the !ord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this -omes from the !ord who is the Spirit." (2 Corinthians 3:1#$18) "!ong ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he -reated the world. &e is the radian-e of the glory of God and the e.a-t imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. ,fter making purifi-ation for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Ma(esty on high, having be-ome as mu-h superior to angels as the name he has inherited is more e.-ellent than theirs." (%e&rews 1:1$4) ",ll the kings of the earth shall give you thanks, " !"#$, for they have heard the words of your mouth, and they shall sing of the ways of the !"#$, for great is the glory of the !"#$. For though the !"#$ is high, he regards the lowly, but the haughty he knows from afar. hough I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life' you stret-h out your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and your right hand delivers me. he !"#$ will fulfill his purpose for me' your steadfast love, " !"#$, endures forever. $o not forsake the work of your hands." ( sal! 138:4$8) Day 2 Desires of The eart: !ullness and Satisfaction
",ll the toil of man is for his mouth, yet his appetite is not satisfied." (E''lesiastes #:7) "/ou shall eat, but not be satisfied, and there shall be hunger within you' you shall put away, but not preserve, and what you preserve I will give to the sword." ((i'ah #:14) "So 0esus said to them, % ruly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. 1hoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day. For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink. 1hoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him. ,s the living Father sent me, and I live be-ause of the Father, so whoever feeds on me, he also will live be-ause of me. his is the bread that -ame down from heaven, not as the fathers ate and died. 1hoever feeds on this bread will live forever.%" (John #:"3$"8) "1hy do you spend your money for that whi-h is not bread, and your labor for that whi-h does not satisfy? !isten diligently to me, and eat what is good, and delight yourselves in ri-h food. In-line your ear, and -ome to me' hear, that your soul may live' and I will make with you an everlasting -ovenant, my steadfast, sure love for $avid." (Isaiah "":2$3) "For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority." (Colossians 2:)$10) "My soul will be satisfied as with fat and ri-h food, and my mouth will praise you with (oyful lips" ( sal! #3:") ",nd my God will supply every need of yours a--ording to his ri-hes in glory in 2hrist 0esus." ( hili**ians 4:1)) Day " #ictory is
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"I am the !"#$ your God, who brought you up out of the land of 3gypt. "pen your mouth wide, and I will fill it. "+ut my people did not listen to my voi-e' Israel would not submit to me. So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts, to follow their own -ounsels." ( sal! 81:10$12) " he lips of the righteous feed many, but fools die for la-k of sense." ( ro+er&s 10:21) "$o not be over-ome by evil, but over-ome evil with good." (,o!ans 12:21) "/our words were found, and I ate them, and your words be-ame to me a (oy and the delight of my heart, for I am -alled by your name, " !"#$, God of hosts." (Jere!iah 1":1#)
"I have not departed from the -ommandment of his lips' I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my portion of food." (Jo& 23:12) "&ow sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth*" ( sal! 11):103) "Gra-ious words are like a honey-omb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body." ( ro+er&s 1#:24) ",gree with God, and be at pea-e' thereby good will -ome to you. #e-eive instru-tion from his mouth, and lay up his words in your heart. If you return to the ,lmighty you will be built up' if you remove in(usti-e far from your tents, if you lay gold in the dust, and gold of "phir among the stones of the torrent bed, then the ,lmighty will be your gold and your pre-ious silver. For then you will delight yourself in the ,lmighty and lift up your fa-e to God." (Jo& 22:21$2#) ""h, taste and see that the !"#$ is good* +lessed is the man who takes refuge in him*" ( sal! 34:8) Day % !astin& "%1hy have we fasted, and you see it not? 1hy have we humbled ourselves, and you take no knowledge of it?% +ehold, in the day of your fast you seek your own pleasure, and oppress all your workers. +ehold, you fast only to 4uarrel and to fight and to hit with a wi-ked fist. Fasting like yours this day will not make your voi-e to be heard on high. Is su-h the fast that I -hoose, a day for a person to humble himself? Is it to bow down his head like a reed, and to spread sa-k-loth and ashes under him? 1ill you -all this a fast, and a day a--eptable to the !"#$? "Is not this the fast that I -hoose5 to loose the bonds of wi-kedness, to undo the straps of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? Is it not to share your bread with the hungry and bring the homeless poor into your house' when you see the naked, to -over him, and not to hide yourself from your own flesh? hen shall your light break forth like the dawn, and your healing shall spring up speedily' your righteousness shall go before you' the glory of the !"#$ shall be your rear guard. hen you shall -all, and the !"#$ will answer' you shall -ry, and he will say, %&ere I am.% If you take away the yoke from your midst, the pointing of the finger, and speaking wi-kedness, if you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the affli-ted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday. ,nd the !"#$ will guide you -ontinually and satisfy your desire in s-or-hed pla-es and make your bones strong' and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail." (Isaiah "8:3$11) ",nd when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypo-rites, for they disfigure their fa-es that their fasting may be seen by others. ruly, I say to you, they have re-eived their reward. +ut when you fast, anoint your head and wash your fa-e, that your fasting may
not be seen by others but by your Father who is in se-ret. ,nd your Father who sees in se-ret will reward you." ((atthew #:1#$18) "In the first year of $arius the son of ,hasuerus, by des-ent a Mede, who was made king over the realm of the 2haldeans66 in the first year of his reign, I, $aniel, per-eived in the books the number of years that, a--ording to the word of the !"#$ to 0eremiah the prophet, must pass before the end of the desolations of 0erusalem, namely, seventy years. hen I turned my fa-e to the !ord God, seeking him by prayer and pleas for mer-y with fasting and sa-k-loth and ashes. I prayed to the !"#$ my God and made -onfession, saying, "" !ord, the great and awesome God, who keeps -ovenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his -ommandments, we have sinned and done wrong and a-ted wi-kedly and rebelled, turning aside from your -ommandments and rules." (-aniel ):1$") ")ow there were in the -hur-h at ,ntio-h prophets and tea-hers, +arnabas, Simeon who was -alled )iger, !u-ius of 2yrene, Manaen a member of the -ourt of &erod the tetrar-h, and Saul. 1hile they were worshiping the !ord and fasting, the &oly Spirit said, "Set apart for me +arnabas and Saul for the work to whi-h I have -alled them." hen after fasting and praying they laid their hands on them and sent them off." (.'ts 13:1$3) ",nd there was a prophetess, ,nna, the daughter of 7hanuel, of the tribe of ,sher. She was advan-ed in years, having lived with her husband seven years from when she was a virgin, and then as a widow until she was eighty6four. She did not depart from the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day. ,nd -oming up at that very hour she began to give thanks to God and to speak of him to all who were waiting for the redemption of 0erusalem." (/u0e 2:3#$38) ",nd 2ornelius said, "Four days ago, about this hour, I was praying in my house at the ninth hour, and behold, a man stood before me in bright -lothing and said, %2ornelius, your prayer has been heard and your alms have been remembered before God. Send therefore to 0oppa and ask for Simon who is -alled 7eter. &e is lodging in the house of Simon, a tanner, by the sea.%" (.'ts 10:30$32) ,nd he said to them, " his kind -annot be driven out by anything but prayer." ((ar0 ):2)) "+ut thanks be to God, who gives us the vi-tory through our !ord 0esus 2hrist. herefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the !ord, knowing that in the !ord your labor is not in vain." (1 Corinthians 1":"7$"8) Day 5 !ood is 'ot the Pro(le) "See to it that no one takes you -aptive by philosophy and empty de-eit, a--ording to human tradition, a--ording to the elemental spirits of the world, and not a--ording to
2hrist. For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority. In him also you were -ir-um-ised with a -ir-um-ision made without hands, by putting off the body of the flesh, by the -ir-um-ision of 2hrist, having been buried with him in baptism, in whi-h you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead. ,nd you, who were dead in your trespasses and the un-ir-um-ision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, by -an-eling the re-ord of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. his he set aside, nailing it to the -ross. &e disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him. herefore let no one pass (udgment on you in 4uestions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. hese are a shadow of the things to -ome, but the substan-e belongs to 2hrist. !et no one dis4ualify you, insisting on as-eti-ism and worship of angels, going on in detail about visions, puffed up without reason by his sensuous mind, and not holding fast to the &ead, from whom the whole body, nourished and knit together through its (oints and ligaments, grows with a growth that is from God. If with 2hrist you died to the elemental spirits of the world, why, as if you were still alive in the world, do you submit to regulations66 "$o not handle, $o not taste, $o not tou-h" 8referring to things that all perish as they are used966a--ording to human pre-epts and tea-hings? hese have indeed an appearan-e of wisdom in promoting self6made religion and as-eti-ism and severity to the body, but they are of no value in stopping the indulgen-e of the flesh." (Colossians 2:8$23) ")ow the Spirit e.pressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to de-eitful spirits and tea-hings of demons, through the insin-erity of liars whose -ons-ien-es are seared, who forbid marriage and re4uire abstinen-e from foods that God -reated to be re-eived with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth. For everything -reated by God is good, and nothing is to be re(e-ted if it is re-eived with thanksgiving, for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer." (1 1i!oth2 4:1$") "For freedom 2hrist has set us free' stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery." (3alatians ":1) " herefore I tell you, do not be an.ious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than -lothing?" ((atthew #:2") Scriptures Used in Lessons * – 1+
Day 6 Two Kinds of Food When they found him on the other side of the sea, they said to him, "Rabbi, when did you come here?" Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, you are seeking me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate your fill of the loaves. o not labor for the food that !erishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the "on of #an will give to you. $or on him %od the $ather has set his seal." Then they said to him, "What must we do, to be doing the works of
grace u!on grace. (John 1:16-17) $or I received from the /ord what I also delivered to you. $or the law was given through #oses' grace and truth came through Jesus . and I in him. Whoever feeds on this bread will live forever.#an shall not live by bread alone. "Truly. for they shall be comforted. o this. that the /ord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread.hrist whom you have sent. "This is my body which is for you. . (ven the demons believe))and shudder* (James 2:19) Jesus said to them. (Psalm 34:18) The sacrifices of %od are a broken s!irit' a broken and contrite heart. and when he had given thanks. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me. (1 Cor nth ans 11:23-26) Day 7 Happy Are The Helpless "eeing the crowds." $or as often as you eat this bread and drink the cu!." (Matthew 5:1-4) The /1R is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in s!irit. o this in remembrance of me. so whoever feeds on me." In the same way also he took the cu!. that you believe in him whom he has sent. "+lessed are those who mourn. for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. his disci!les came to him. you have no life in you. and said. -nd he o!ened his mouth and taught them. /ike newborn infants. (Psalm 119:131) -nd from his fullness we have all received. saying. that by it you may grow u! to salvation (1 Peter 2:1-2) I o!en my mouth and !ant. unless you eat the flesh of the "on of #an and drink his blood. 1 %od. not as the fathers ate and died. truly. you !roclaim the /ord.s death until he comes. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life." (Matthew 4:4) "o Jesus said to them. and whoever believes in me shall never thirst. because I long for your commandments . he also will live because of me.. "This is the work of %od. in remembrance of me. "It is written. and my blood is true drink. I say to you. This is the bread that came down from heaven. and I live because of the $ather. long for the !ure s!iritual milk. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. but by every word that comes from the mouth of %od. "I am the bread of life' whoever comes to me shall not hunger. and I will raise him u! on the last day." (John 10:10) "o !ut away all malice and all deceit and hy!ocrisy and envy and all slander. he broke it.hrist." (John 6:25-29) &ou believe that %od is one' you do well. he went u! on the mountain. and when he sat down. and Jesus ." (John 17:3) "The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. as often as you drink it. that they know you the only true %od. -s the living $ather sent me. saying0 "+lessed are the !oor in s!irit. "This cu! is the new covenant in my blood." (John 6:35) +ut he answered. you will not des!ise. after su!!er. (Psalm 51:17) ." (John 6:53-58) "-nd this is eternal life.%od?" Jesus answered them. $or my flesh is true food.
+ut the ta4 collector." ("#$e 18:9-14) -s for me. $or I consider that the sufferings of this !resent time are not worth com!aring with the glory that is to be revealed to us. $or this comes from the /ord who is the "!irit. rather than the other. +e not rash with your mouth. but gives grace to the humble. (!sa ah 57:15) -ll these things my hand has made. "%od o!!oses the !roud. I am !oor and needy. then heirs))heirs of %od and fellow heirs with . .. for those who are called according to his !ur!ose. &ou are my hel! and my deliverer' do not delay.hrist. and treated others with contem!t0 "Two men went u! into the tem!le to !ray. beholding the glory of the /ord. . and to revive the heart of the contrite . (!sa ah 66:2) 2e also told this !arable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous. raw near to %od. 1 my %od* (Psalm 40:17) $or the /1R hears the needy and does not des!ise his own !eo!le who are !risoners. but beat his breast. (2 Cor nth ans 3:18) The "!irit himself bears witness with our s!irit that we are children of %od. for %od is in heaven and you are on earth. you sinners. (Psalm 107:41) I have been crucified with . to revive the s!irit of the lowly. -nd the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the "on of %od. (Ph l && ans 1:21) -nd we all. !rayed thus0 . It is no longer I who live. and he will flee from you. !rovided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him. but the /ord takes thought for me.. Resist the devil. who inhabits eternity." "ubmit yourselves therefore to %od. one a 3harisee and the other a ta4 collector..%od. with unveiled face. who loved me and gave himself for me. and !urify your hearts. this man went down to his house 5ustified. -nd we know that for those who love %od all things work together for good. and saves the lives of the needy. would not even lift u! his eyes to heaven. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools. /et your laughter be turned to . are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. saying. +ut this is the one to whom I will look0 he who is humble and contrite in s!irit and trembles at my word. and if children. I tell you. nor let your heart be hasty to utter a word before %od.$or thus says the 1ne who is high and lifted u!. $or everyone who e4alts himself will be humbled.leanse your hands. be merciful to me. standing far off. The 3harisee. or even like this ta4 collector. adulterers. and also with him who is of a contrite and lowly s!irit. +e wretched and mourn and wee!. (%alat ans 2:20) $or to me to live is . and to die is gain. (Psalm 69:33) 2e has !ity on the weak and the needy. declares the /1R .hrist who lives in me. whose name is 2oly0 "I dwell in the high and holy !lace. ()**les astes 5:1-2) +ut he gives more grace. Therefore let your words be few. a sinner*. I fast twice a week' I give tithes of all that I get. for they do not know that they are doing evil. I thank you that I am not like other men. ('omans 8:16-18( 28) %uard your ste!s when you go to the house of %od. and so all these things came to be.hrist. you double)minded. standing by himself. un5ust. Therefore it says. but the one who humbles himself will be e4alted. (Psalm 72:13) 2e raises u! the needy out of affliction and makes their families like flocks.hrist.%od. e4tortioners. but . and he will draw near to you.
so that in him we might become the righteousness of %od. not shifting from the ho!e of the gos!el that you heard. (%alat ans 6:1) "9o one can serve two masters.hrist also suffered for you. if indeed you continue in the faith. who once were alienated and hostile in mind. 2e himself bore our sins in his body on the tree. $or you were straying like shee!.mourning and your 5oy to gloom. alienated from the life of %od because of the ignorance that is in them. When he was reviled. (%alat ans 5:24) "-ll things are lawful for me. 8ee! watch on yourself. who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility by abolishing the law of commandments and ordinances. to see whether you are in the faith. but continued entrusting himself to him who 5udges 5ustly. 1r do you not reali7e this about yourselves. that he might create in himself one new man in !lace of the two. "$ood is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food"))and %od will destroy both one and the other. and of which I. ()&hes ans 4:18) -nd you. (1 Peter 2:21-25) $or our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin.hrist Jesus have crucified the flesh with its !assions and desires. which has been !roclaimed in all creation under heaven. due to their hardness of heart. neither was deceit found in his mouth. (James 4:6-10) Day 8 The Cross +ehold. for either he will hate the one and love the other. became a minister. "-ll things are lawful for me.s hand is not shortened. so making !eace. lest you too be tem!ted. and he will e4alt you. doing evil deeds. (!sa ah 59:1-2) They are darkened in their understanding. he did not revile in return' when he suffered. but have now returned to the "he!herd and 1verseer of your souls. 2umble yourselves before the /ord. and might reconcile us both to %od in one body through the cross." but not all things are hel!ful. or his ear dull. if anyone is caught in any transgression.hrist is in you?))unless indeed you fail to meet the test* (2 Cor nth ans 13:5) -nd those who belong to . (2 Cor nth ans 5:21) . (1 Cor nth ans 6:12-13) +rothers. that it cannot save. he did not threaten. thereby killing the hostility. 2e committed no sin. ()&hes ans 2:14-16) (4amine yourselves. leaving you an e4am!le. in order to !resent you holy and blameless and above re!roach before him." but I will not be enslaved by anything. he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death. you who are s!iritual should restore him in a s!irit of gentleness. the /1R . that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. and your sins have hidden his face from you so that he does not hear. Test yourselves. stable and steadfast. because . or he will be devoted to the one and des!ise the other. 3aul. so that you might follow in his ste!s. that Jesus . +y his wounds you have been healed. (Coloss ans 1:21-23) $or he himself is our !eace." (Matthew 6:24) $or to this you have been called. that it cannot hear' but your ini6uities have made a se!aration between you and your %od.
" The woman said to him. $or the /1R your %od is a merciful %od. The water that I will give him will become in him a s!ring of water welling u! to eternal life. you have nothing to draw water with. (Ph l && ans 3:18-19) When the !erishable !uts on the im!erishable. "%ive me a drink. and it will be given to you' seek. where is your sting?" The sting of death is sin. immovable. "&ou are right in saying. and you will find' knock. and come here. be steadfast. a Jew. and who it is that is saying to you. ""ir.. I !erceive that you are a !ro!het. $or %od did not send his "on into the world to condemn the world. The "amaritan woman said to him. who gives us the victory through our /ord Jesus . Jesus answered her. believe me.%ive me a drink. that whoever believes in him should not !erish but have eternal life. and that he a!!eared to . call your husband." Jesus said to her. of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears. 4:29-31) "-sk. "(veryone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again. you will return to the /1R your %od and obey his voice. (1 Cor nth ans 15:54-58) Day 9 Living Water There came a woman of "amaria to draw water. and the mortal !uts on immortality. ""ir. where is your victory? 1 death. "Woman. (1 Cor nth ans 15:3-6) +ut from there you will seek the /1R your %od and you will find him. ." (Matthew 7:7) $or many.." Jesus said to her." The woman said to him. (+e#teronom." Jesus said to her. knowing that in the /ord your labor is not in vain. Where do you get that living water? -re you greater than our father Jacob? 2e gave us the well and drank from it himself."$or %od so loved the world. that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the "cri!tures. if you search after him with all your heart and with all your soul.I have no husband. that he gave his only "on. always abounding in the work of the /ord. that he was buried.e!has. and the well is dee!. you would have asked him. and it will be o!ened to you. and all these things come u!on you in the latter days. and the one you now have is not your husband. as did his sons and his livestock. walk as enemies of the cross of . ""ir. When you are in tribulation. and they glory in their shame. their god is their belly.. "%o. he gave the right to become children of %od. but in order that the world might be saved through him. a woman of "amaria?" :$or Jews have no dealings with "amaritans. Then he a!!eared to more than five hundred brothers at one time. What you have said is true. give me this water." "1 death. most of whom are still alive.' for you have had five husbands.hrist died for our sins in accordance with the "cri!tures. "If you knew the gift of %od. and the !ower of sin is the law. 2e will not leave you or destroy you or forget the covenant with your fathers that he swore to them. so that I will not be thirsty or have to come here to draw water." Jesus said to her. with minds set on earthly things. but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty forever. but you say that in Jerusalem is the !lace where !eo!le ought to worshi!. not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man. "I have no husband. who were born." The woman answered him. though some have fallen aslee!. Jesus said to her. 1ur fathers worshi!ed on this mountain. ask for a drink from me. . Their end is destruction." (John 3:16-17) +ut to all who did receive him. Therefore. my beloved brothers. who believed in his name.hrist. and he would have given you living water." The woman said to him. "2ow is it that you. then shall come to !ass the saying that is written0 " eath is swallowed u! in victory. then to the twelve. (John 1:12-13) $or I delivered to you as of first im!ortance what I also received0 that . but of %od." :$or his disci!les had gone away into the city to buy food.hrist. the hour is coming when neither on this . +ut thanks be to %od.
"This is the way. sure love for avid.hrist?" They went out of the town and were coming to him. 2e has sent me to !roclaim liberty to the ca!tives and recovering of sight to the blind. buy wine and milk without money and without !rice. and hewed out cisterns for themselves. 1 heavens.ome. our secret sins in the light of your !resence. at this' be shocked. Jesus stood u! and cried out. he will tell us all things. and never satisfied are the eyes of man.1ut of his heart will flow rivers of living water. for salvation is from the Jews. Then you will defile your carved idols overlaid with silver . (John 4:7-30) The afflicted shall eat and be satisfied' those who seek him shall !raise the /1R * #ay your hearts live forever* (Psalm 22:26) -nd no creature is hidden from his sight. to !roclaim the year of the /ord.s favor. buy and eat* . (!sa ah 55:1-3) "heol and -baddon are never satisfied. Why do you s!end your money for that which is not bread. be utterly desolate. Whoever believes in me." when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left. but no one said. "I know that #essiah is coming :he who is called . come to the waters' and he who has no money. . everyone who thirsts. They marvelled that he was talking with a woman. When he comes. and come to me' hear. declares the /1R ." Jesus said to her." ("#$e 4:18-19) The righteous has enough to satisfy his a!!etite. &ou worshi! what you do not know' we worshi! what we know. see a man who told me all that I ever did. . (Pro/er. as the "cri!ture has said. ".ome.s 27:20) They have become callous and have given themselves u! to sensuality. "I who s!eak to you am he.. (Pro/er.mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worshi! the $ather. and your labor for that which does not satisfy? /isten diligently to me. the fountain of living waters. when the true worshi!ers will worshi! the $ather in s!irit and truth. +ut the hour is coming. for the $ather is seeking such !eo!le to worshi! him." (John 7:37-38) Day ! "ore Living Water ". to set at liberty those who are o!!ressed." Just then his disci!les came back. the great day. that your soul may live' and I will make with you an everlasting covenant. my steadfast.ome. broken cisterns that can hold no water. %od is s!irit.an this be the . and eat what is good. but all are naked and e4!osed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account." The woman said to him. (Jerem ah 2:12-13) &ou have set our ini6uities before you. Incline your ear. and those who worshi! him must worshi! in s!irit and truth. and is now here. for my !eo!le have committed two evils0 they have forsaken me.hrist. "Why are you talking with her?" "o the woman left her water 5ar and went away into town and said to the !eo!le. let him come to me and drink. come. ()&hes ans 4:19) +e a!!alled.s 13:25) 1n the last day of the feast. "If anyone thirsts. walk in it. "What do you seek?" or. greedy to !ractice every kind of im!urity. saying.rews 4:13) "The "!irit of the /ord is u!on me. because he has anointed me to !roclaim good news to the !oor. (-e. but the belly of the wicked suffers want.. and delight yourselves in rich food. (Psalm 90:8) -nd your ears shall hear a word behind you.
"+e gone*" (!sa ah 30:21-22) -nd I am sure of this. $or not only has the word of the /ord sounded forth from you in #acedonia and -chaia. on either side of the river. not knowing that %od. that he may have com!assion on him. 2:23-26) ""eek the /1R while he may be found' call u!on him while he is near' let the wicked forsake his way.s servant must not be 6uarrelsome but kind to everyone. that we may live before him. &ou will say to them. after being ca!tured by him to do his will. (Ph l && ans 1:6) Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life. and to our %od. brothers loved by %od. the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit. %od may !erha!s grant them re!entance leading to a knowledge of the truth. ignorant controversies' you know that they breed 6uarrels.15 Day T#rning $or we know. (20 moth." (1 Peter 3:10-11) 2ave nothing to do with foolish. let us return to the /1R ' for he has torn us. because our gos!el came to you not only in word. so that you became an e4am!le to all the believers in #acedonia and in -chaia. for you received the word in much affliction. that he has chosen you. ('e/elat ons 22:1-2. The leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. yielding its fruit each month. that he may heal us' he has struck us down. /et us know' let us !ress on to know the /1R ' his going out is sure as the dawn' he will come to us as the showers. -nd you became imitators of us and of the /ord.hrist.s kindness is meant to lead you to re!entance? ('omans 2:4) ". and they may esca!e from the snare of the devil. and to wait for his "on from heaven. and he will bind us u!.ome. Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come.and your gold)!lated metal images. &ou will scatter them as unclean things. able to teach. let him kee! his tongue from evil and his li!s from s!eaking deceit' let him turn away from evil and do good' let him seek !eace and !ursue it." (-osea 6:1-3) . with the 5oy of the 2oly "!irit. (!sa ah 55:6(7) 1r do you !resume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and !atience. $or they themselves re!ort concerning us the kind of rece!tion we had among you. bright as crystal. and the unrighteous man his thoughts' let him return to the /1R . (1 0hessalon ans 1:4-10) $or "Whoever desires to love life and see good days. as the s!ring rains that water the earth. so that we need not say anything. correcting his o!!onents with gentleness. for he will abundantly !ardon.our Spiritual Pantry Days -11. &ou know what kind of men we !roved to be among you for your sake. -fter two days he will revive us' on the third day he will raise us u!. flowing from the throne of %od and of the /amb through the middle of the street of the city' also. . but also in !ower and in the 2oly "!irit and with full conviction. but your faith in %od has gone forth everywhere. that he who began a good work in you will bring it to com!letion at the day of Jesus . -nd the /ord. whom he raised from the dead. !atiently enduring evil. and how you turned to %od from idols to serve the living and true %od.
for I see that that letter grieved you. and that I am the /1R your %od and there is none else. $or godly grief !roduces a re!entance that leads to salvation without regret. my great army. I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten. what fear. and abounding in steadfast love' and he relents over disaster. Therefore we are comforted. for the !astures of the wilderness are green' the tree bears its fruit' the fig tree and vine give their full yield.". $or %od. and you are that tem!le. though only for a while. !assion. but in order that your earnestness for us might be revealed to you in the sight of %od.hrist a!!ointed for you. says the /1R 0 though your sins are like scarlet. for the /1R has done great things* $ear not. and the cutter. im!urity." (Joel 2:21-27) Re!ent therefore. and covetousness. Jesus. as before. but if by the "!irit you !ut to death the deeds of the body. which is idolatry. -s it is. 1 children of <ion. -nd my !eo!le shall never again be !ut to shame. not because you were grieved. that your sins may be blotted out. you will live. (!sa ah 1:18) Day $ %epentan&e 'rings %efresh(ent "&et even now. 1 land' be glad and re5oice. "return to me with all your heart. "o although I wrote to you. who has dealt wondrously with you. your %od. for he is gracious and merciful. and with mourning' and rend your hearts and not your garments. they shall be as white as snow' though they are red like crimson. and leave a blessing behind him. it was not for the sake of the one who did the wrong. I re5oice. a grain offering and a drink offering for the /1R your %od? (Joel 2:12-14) "$ear not. whom heaven must receive until the time for restoring all the things about which %od s!oke by the mouth of his holy !ro!hets long ago. ('omans 8:13) 3ut to death therefore what is earthly in you0 se4ual immorality. for he has given the early rain for your vindication' he has !oured down for you abundant rain. $or see what earnestness this godly grief has !roduced in you. you beasts of the field.s tem!le is holy. "&ou shall eat in !lenty and be satisfied. (Coloss ans 3:5) &ou make known to me the !ath of life' in your !resence there is fullness of 5oy' at your right hand are !leasures forevermore. "The threshing floors shall be full of grain' the vats shall overflow with wine and oil. slow to anger. whereas worldly grief !roduces death. what longing. and turn again. (1*ts 3:19-21) If anyone destroys %od. (1 Cor nth ans 3:17) $or if you live according to the flesh you will die. that times of refreshing may come from the !resence of the /ord. %od will destroy him. but because you were grieved into re!enting. what 7eal. nor for the sake of the one who suffered the wrong. evil desire. and !raise the name of the /1R your %od. the early and the latter rain. so that you suffered no loss through us." declares the /1R . with wee!ing.ome now. and that he may send the . we re5oiced . &ou shall know that I am in the midst of Israel. but also what eagerness to clear yourselves. and re5oice in the /1R your %od. -nd besides our own comfort. (Psalm 16:11) Day ) *ew Dire&tion $or even if I made you grieve with my letter. $or you felt a godly grief. what !unishment* -t every !oint you have !roved yourselves innocent in the matter. I do not regret it))though I did regret it." Return to the /1R .s tem!le. which I sent among you. -nd my !eo!le shall never again be !ut to shame. "+e glad. let us reason together. with fasting. they shall become like wool. the ho!!er. Who knows whether he will not turn and relent. what indignation. the destroyer.
#t -n +ut that is not the way you learned . which you brought out of (gy!t. doing honest work with his own hands. and maintain their cause and forgive your !eo!le who have sinned against you. yet if they turn their heart in the land to which they have been carried ca!tive. . the city that you have chosen.still more at the 5oy of Titus.hrist*)) assuming that you have heard about him and were taught in him." $or thus says the 1ne who is high and lifted u!. to !ut off your old self. for they do not know that they are doing evil. far off or near. nor let your heart be hasty to utter a word before %od. "+uild u!. to revive the s!irit of the lowly.#t -ff and . whose name is 2oly0 "I dwell in the high and holy !lace. (Jerem ah 18:7-8) Just so. and also with him who is of a contrite and lowly s!irit. whom %od has given to those who obey him. Thus says the /ord %1 0 Re!ent and turn away from your idols. Therefore let your words be few. and give no o!!ortunity to the devil. to give re!entance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. (2 Cor nth ans 7:813) -nd it shall be said. which belongs to your former manner of life and is corru!t through deceitful desires. and grant them com!assion in the sight of those who carried them ca!tive. for %od is in heaven and you are on earth. and re!ent and !lead with you in the land of their ca!tors. because his s!irit has been refreshed by you all. and turn away your faces from all your abominations. but rather let him labor. there will be more 5oy in heaven over one sinner who re!ents than over ninety) nine righteous !ersons who need no re!entance. for we are members one of another. (13 n4s 8:46-51) The %od of our fathers raised Jesus. ()2e$ el 14:6) If at any time I declare concerning a nation or a kingdom. I will relent of the disaster that I intended to do to it. and your heritage. !re!are the way." (1*ts 5:30-32) Day + .We have sinned and have acted !erversely and wickedly. (!sa ah 57:14-15) %uard your ste!s when you go to the house of %od. and !ray to you toward their land. and so is the 2oly "!irit. and to revive the heart of the contrite. /et no corru!ting talk come out of your mouths. having !ut away falsehood. if they re!ent with all their mind and with all their heart in the land of their enemies. and to be renewed in the s!irit of your minds. and if that nation. turns from its evil. build u!. Therefore. remove every obstruction from my !eo!le. %od e4alted him at his right hand as /eader and "avoir. but only such as is good for . whom you killed by hanging him on a tree. then hear in heaven your dwelling !lace their !rayer and their !lea. that I will !luck u! and break down and destroy it. so that they are carried away ca!tive to the land of the enemy. ("#$e 15:7) "If they sin against you))for there is no one who does not sin))and you are angry with them and give them to an enemy. that they may have com!assion on them :for they are your !eo!le. -nd we are witnesses to these things. saying. and the house that I have built for your name.. and all their transgressions that they have committed against you. who inhabits eternity. as the truth is in Jesus. . there is vanity' but %od is the one you must fear. and to !ut on the new self. $or when dreams increase and words grow many. from the midst of the iron furnace. I tell you.. +e angry and do not sin' do not let the sun go down on your anger. concerning which I have s!oken. ()**les astes 5:1-2(7) "Therefore say to the house of Israel. so that he may have something to share with anyone in need. created after the likeness of %od in true righteousness and holiness. which you gave to their fathers. who carried them ca!tive. +e not rash with your mouth. let each one of you s!eak the truth with his neighbor. /et the thief no longer steal.s way.. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools.
-nd he said. ()**les astes 4:9-12) +ut e4hort one another every day. because they have a good reward for their toil. and may the /1R do what seems good to him. (Jerem ah 13:23) "When the unclean s!irit has gone out of a !erson. +ut our citi7enshi! is in heaven. and one man shar!ens another. forgiving one another. the /ord Jesus . who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body. +e kind to one another. along with all malice. they kee! warm. then I will come and hel! you. The !rayer of a righteous !erson has great !ower as it is working. -nd when it comes. +e of good courage. as long as it is called "today.hrist. and let us be courageous for our !eo!le. (James 5:16) ." that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. Then it goes and brings seven other s!irits more evil than itself. A&&o#nta/ility Two are better than one. "If the "yrians are too strong for me. as fits the occasion. and finding none it says." ("#$e 11:24-26) $or many. and he arrayed them against the -mmonites. tenderhearted.. and from it we await a "avior. -nd the last state of that !erson is worse than the first. it !asses through waterless !laces seeking rest. $or if they fall. that it may give grace to those who hear. it finds the house swe!t and !ut in order. but if the -mmonites are too strong for you. but how can one kee! warm alone? -nd though a man might !revail against one who is alone. The rest of his men he !ut in the charge of -bishai his brother. he chose some of the best men of Israel and arrayed them against the "yrians.hrist. of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears. by the !ower that enables him even to sub5ect all things to himself. (Pro/er. if two lie together. with minds set on earthly things.rews 3:13) When Joab saw that the battle was set against him both in front and in the rear. one will lift u! his fellow. that you may be healed." (2 5am#el 10:912) Iron shar!ens iron. (-e. Their end is destruction.an the (thio!ian change his skin or the leo!ard his s!ots? Then also you can do good who are accustomed to do evil. two will withstand him))a threefold cord is not 6uickly broken. -nd do not grieve the 2oly "!irit of %od. as %od in . confess your sins to one another and !ray for one another.I will return to my house from which I came. by whom you were sealed for the day of redem!tion. ()&hes ans 4:20-32) .hrist forgave you. and they enter and dwell there. walk as enemies of the cross of .building u!. and for the cities of our %od. +ut woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him u!* -gain. their god is their belly. . (Ph l && ans 3:18-21) Day . and they glory in their shame. /et all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be !ut away from you.s 27:17) Therefore. then you shall hel! me.
". and I give it to whom I will. (! Cor nth ans 10:13) .. he was hungry. ". then. -nd he ate nothing during those days. and he will not let you be tem!ted beyond your ability. that you may be able to endure it." (Matthew 4:10.. will worshi! me. returned from the 9o tem!tation has overtaken you that is not common to man. being tem!ted by the devil. "It is written.antry Days 2 63$! Day 6 Te(ptation The fear of the /1R is the beginning of wisdom' all those who !ractice it have a good understanding. "To you I will give all this authority and their glory. it will all be yours. "If you are the "on of %od. he de!arted from him until an o!!ortune time. and him only shall you serve.. ..0o#r 1pirit#al .. The devil said to him. full of the 2oly "!irit. 2is !raise endures forever* (Psalm 111:10) Then Jesus said to him." -nd the devil took him u! and showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.2e will command his angels concerning you. Jordan and was led by the "!irit in the wilderness for forty days. "If you are the "on of %od." -nd he took him to Jerusalem and set him on the !innacle of the tem!le and said to him. "+e gone. ". -nd when they were ended. "It is said. command this stone to become bread.. but with the tem!tation he will also !rovide the way of esca!e.&ou shall worshi! the /ord your %od.&ou shall not !ut the /ord your %od to the test. lest you strike your foot against a stone. . "atan* $or it is written. If you." -nd Jesus answered him.#an shall not live by bread alone. ("#$e 4:1-13) -nd Jesus. "It is written. and said to him. and ". %od is faithful." -nd Jesus answered him." -nd when the devil had ended every tem!tation. throw yourself down from here. to guard you.&ou shall worshi! the /ord your %od and him only shall you serve.1n their hands they will bear you u!." -nd Jesus answered him. for it is written. for it has been delivered to me.
1 %od. =2ave mercy on me. D/et me hear 5oy and gladness' let the bones that you have broken re5oice. =@ eliver me from bloodguiltiness. but the flesh is weak. 1 %od. and you teach me wisdom in the secret heart. B+ehold.lean 2eart. and I shall be whiter than snow. after he had gone in to +athsheba. have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight. because you know him who is from the beginning. and my tongue will sing aloud of your righteousness. and u!hold me with a willing s!irit. (! John 2:14) Watch and !ray that you may not enter into tem!tation. A+ehold.reate in #e a . =>Restore to me the 5oy of your salvation. >Wash me thoroughly from my ini6uity. I was brought forth in ini6uity. (! Peter 5:8-9) I write to you. knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being e4!erienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. seeking someone to devour. and I shall be clean' wash me.3salm of avid. fathers.+e sober)minded' be watchful. =A1 /ord. and my sin is ever before me. and renew a right s!irit within me.ast me not away from your !resence. =F. The s!irit indeed is willing. you only. and blot out all my ini6uities. 1 %od of my salvation. @-gainst you. Resist him. and you have overcome the evil one. and sinners will return to you. &our adversary the devil !rowls around like a roaring lion. . you delight in truth in the inward being. and cleanse me from my sin* ?$or I know my transgressions. when 9athan the !ro!het went to him. o!en my li!s. according to your steadfast love' according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. I write to you.reate in me a clean heart. because you are strong. and in sin did my mother conceive me. E2ide your face from my sins. firm in your faith. 1 %od To the choirmaster." (Matthew 26:41) Day 7 'ro4enness 3 Key to 5i&tory Psalm 51 . young men. 1 %od. =?Then I will teach transgressors your ways. . so that you may be 5ustified in your words and blameless in your 5udgment. C3urge me with hysso!. and the word of %od abides in you. and take not your 2oly "!irit from me. ==.
you will not des!ise. &ou will seek me and find me. =B$or you will not delight in sacrifice. (Jerem ah 29:12-14) .?" Jesus answered them. =D o good to <ion in your good !leasure' build u! the walls of Jerusalem' =Ethen will you delight in right sacrifices. in burnt offerings and whole burnt offerings' then bulls will be offered on your altar.and my mouth will declare your !raise. and he reworked it into another vessel. 1 %od. +ehold.s hand." (Jerem ah 18:1-6) Day 8 1etting Captives Free 6 "o Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him. truly. "o if the "on sets you free.s hand." They answered him. and go down to the !otter. like the clay in the !otter. =CThe sacrifices of %od are a broken s!irit' a broken and contrite heart.s certificate of divorce. and for your transgressions your mother was sent away. and there he was working at his wheel. (!sa ah 50:1) Then you will call u!on me and come and !ray to me. "If you abide in my word. 9o one comes to the $ather e4ce!t through me. and the truth will set you free. and the truth." (John 8:31-36) Jesus said to him. "We are offs!ring of -braham and have never been enslaved to anyone. so are you in my hand. Then the word of the /1R came to me0 "1 house of Israel. The slave does not remain in the house forever' the son remains forever. and I will hear you. and you will know the truth. When you seek me with all your heart. you are truly my disci!les." (John 14:6) -nd there is salvation in no one else. or I would give it' you will not be !leased with a burnt offering. (1*ts 4:12) Thus says the /1R 0 "Where is your mother. "I am the way. everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. I say to you. -nd the vessel he was making of clay was s!oiled in the !otter." "o I went down to the !otter. and I will bring you back to the !lace from which I sent you into e4ile. "Truly. with which I sent her away? 1r which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? +ehold. and the life. 1 house of Israel. and I will restore your fortunes and gather you from all the nations and all the !laces where I have driven you. 2ow is it that you say. The word that came to Jeremiah from the /1R 0 "-rise.&ou will become free. declares the /1R . and there I will let you hear my words. for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.s house. you will be free indeed. can I not do with you as this !otter has done? declares the /1R .s house. I will be found by you. declares the /1R . for your ini6uities you were sold. as it seemed good to the !otter to do. .
Then our mouth was filled with laughter." The /1R has done great things for us' we are glad.rison to . and I will be 5ealous for my holy name. (6e*har ah 9:12) When the /1R restored the fortunes of <ion. send it out to the end of the earth' say. and through us s!reads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere. Then they cried to the /1R in their trouble. !risoners in affliction and in irons. with none to hel!. and s!urned the counsel of the #ost 2igh. . and the o!ening of the !rison to those who are bound (!sa ah. (2 Cor nth ans 2:14) Return to your stronghold. !roclaim it. 61:1) Thus says %od. a light for the nations. (Psalm 126:1-3) The "!irit of the /ord %1 is u!on me. 42:5-7) Day 9 1etting Captives Free 667 Fro( . to o!en the eyes that are blind. who in . "The /1R has redeemed his servant Jacob*" (!sa ah 48:20) "Therefore thus says the /ord %1 0 9ow I will restore the fortunes of Jacob and have mercy on the whole house of Israel. because the /1R has anointed me to bring good news to the !oor' he has sent me to bind u! the brokenhearted. "o he bowed their hearts down with hard labor' they fell down.haldea. 1 !risoners of ho!e' today I declare that I will restore to you double. we were like those who dream. (!sa ah. who gives breath to the !eo!le on it and s!irit to those who walk in it0 "I am the /1R ' I have called you in righteousness' I will take you by the hand and kee! you' I will give you as a covenant for the !eo!le. from the !rison those who sit in darkness. and he delivered them from their distress. for they had rebelled against the words of %od." ()2e$ el 39:25) +ut thanks be to %od. "The /1R has done great things for them.hrist always leads us in trium!hal !rocession. and our tongue with shouts of 5oy' then they said among the nations.%o out from +abylon. to !roclaim liberty to the ca!tives. to bring out the !risoners from the dungeon.raise "ome sat in darkness and in the shadow of death. flee from . the /1R . 2e brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death. declare this with a shout of 5oy. who s!read out the earth and what comes from it. who created the heavens and stretched them out.
(+e#teronom. and I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the (gy!tians and to bring them u! out of that land to a good and broad land. /et them thank the /1R for his steadfast love. for the /ord will give you understanding in everything. 3ithom and Raamses. -nd you shall eat it in haste. 36:13) 1bey your leaders and submit to them. +ut the more they were o!!ressed. the 3eri77ites. for his wondrous works to the children of men* $or he shatters the doors of bron7e and cuts in two the bars of iron. your sandals on your feet. along with those who call on the /ord from a !ure heart. ('omans 6:20) (gy!t and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters. -nd the (gy!tians were in dread of the !eo!le of Israel. that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone. not neglecting to meet together. It is the /1R . ()7o8#s 12:11) Think over what I say. and the Jebusites.rews 13:17) -nd let us consider how to stir u! one another to love and good works. and your staff in your hand. ()7o8#s 1:11-14) When you were slaves of sin. and !eace. which you did not know." (Jo. the 2ivites. for they are kee!ing watch over your souls. the 2ittites. I know their sufferings. "o they ruthlessly made the !eo!le of Israel work as slaves and made their lives bitter with hard service.s 3assover.anaanites. but encouraging one another. in mortar and brick. In all their work they ruthlessly made them work as slaves. and all the more as you see the ay drawing near. /et them do this with 5oy and not with groaning. nor did your fathers know. 2:7) -nd he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna. to the !lace of the . and in all kinds of work in the field. (-e. the more they multi!lied and the more they s!read abroad. 2:22) Day $! 1etting Captives Free 666 Therefore they set taskmasters over them to afflict them with heavy burdens. as is the habit of some. (2 0 moth. (2 0 moth. but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the /1R . faith. a land flowing with milk and honey." ()7o8#s 3:7-8) Then the /1R said. (-e. "I have surely seen the affliction of my !eo!le who are in In this manner you shall eat it0 with your belt fastened. the -morites. love. They built for 3haraoh store cities.and burst their bonds a!art. as those who will have to give an account. 8:3) . (Psalm 107:10-16) "The godless in heart cherish anger' they do not cry for hel! when he binds them. for that would be of no advantage to you. you were free in regard to righteousness.rews 10:24-25) "o flee youthful !assions and !ursue righteousness.
if you are !ure and u!right. -nd the !eo!le became im!atient on the way. "Why have you brought us u! out of (gy!t to die in the wilderness? $or there is no food and no water. who for the 5oy that was set before him endured the cross. for he will !luck my feet out of the net. shall live. surely then he will rouse himself for you . (-e. all the ends of the earth* $or I am %od. If you will seek %od and !lead with the -lmighty for mercy. (Jo. so must the "on of #an be lifted u!." "o #oses made a bron7e ser!ent and set it on a !ole. (Josh#a 1:8) There the !risoners are at ease together' they hear not the voice of the taskmaster." (2 Chron *les 20:12) "#y eyes are ever toward the /1R . (+e#teronom. -nd the !eo!le came to #oses and said.. and they bit the !eo!le. but you shall meditate on it day and night. and then you will have good success. and everyone who is bitten.ers 21:4-9) -nd as #oses lifted u! the ser!ent in the wilderness. when he sees it.. 5ust as he did for you in (gy!t before your eyes. where you have seen how the /1R your %od carried you. he has delivered them into the hand of their transgression. and in the wilderness. the founder and !erfecter of our faith.. -nd if a ser!ent bit anyone." "o #oses !rayed for the !eo!le. -nd the /1R said to #oses. $or then you will make your way !ros!erous." (!sa ah 45:22) . 3ray to the /1R . and we loathe this worthless food. We do not know what to do. (John 17:17) This +ook of the /aw shall not de!art from your mouth.$or we are !owerless against this great horde that is coming against us. so that many !eo!le of Israel died. as a man carries his son. and is seated at the right hand of the throne of %od. but our eyes are on you. (9#m. 3:18-19) The /1R your %od who goes before you will himself fight for you. all the way that you went until you came to this !lace." Then the /1R sent fiery ser!ents among the !eo!le.antry Days 2$ 3$. 1:30-31) 0o#r 1pirit#al . and there is no other. he would look at the bron7e ser!ent and live. des!ising the shame. that he take away the ser!ents from us.rews 12:2) ". The small and the great are there..looking to Jesus. "#ake a fiery ser!ent and set it on a !ole. -nd the !eo!le s!oke against %od and against #oses. to go around the land of (dom. for we have s!oken against the /1R and against you. (John 3:14-15) "Turn to me and be saved. that whoever believes in him may have eternal life. so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it.. Day $ Fo&#s $rom #ount 2or they set out by the way to the Red "ea. "We have sinned."anctify them in the truth' your word is truth." (Psalm 25:15) If your children have sinned against him. and the slave is free from his master.
and go. and take in your hand the staff with which you struck the 9ile. o not be afraid. +ehold. by the mercies of %od." Jesus immediately reached out his hand and took hold of him. but now you are light in the /ord. Walk as children of light :for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true." "o 3eter got out of the boat and walked on the water and came to Jesus. "What shall I do with this !eo!le? They are almost ready to stone me. that by testing you may discern what is the will of %od. brothers." 2e said. (Psalm 145:18) Day 23 Exclusive Drinking -ll the congregation of the !eo!le of Israel moved on from the wilderness of "in by stages. to !resent your bodies as a living sacrifice. "3ass on before the !eo!le. saying to him. and I blessed the #ost 2igh. 9ebuchadne77ar. ()2ra 8:22-23) -nd in the fourth watch of the night he came to them. "1 you of little faith. and the !ower of his wrath is against all who forsake him. ('omans 12:1-2) "$or who has understood the mind of the /ord so as to instruct him?" +ut we have the mind of . "%ive us water to drink. and cam!ed at Re!hidim. and try to discern what is !leasing to the /ord. holy and acce!table to %od. (Jo. I will stand before you there on the rock at 2oreb. saying. 8:4-6) $or I was ashamed to ask the king for a band of soldiers and horsemen to !rotect us against the enemy on our way. and he listened to our entreaty. lifted my eyes to heaven. and you shall strike the rock. ". and the !eo!le will drink. to kill us and our children and our livestock with thirst?" "o #oses cried to the /1R . and beginning to sink he cried out. and my reason returned to me. for his dominion is an everlasting dominion." -nd #oses said to them. walking on the sea. according to the commandment of the /1R . +ut immediately Jesus s!oke to them. Therefore the !eo!le 6uarreled with #oses and said. and the !eo!le grumbled against #oses and said. and his kingdom endures from generation to generation." "o we fasted and im!lored our %od for this. (+an el 4:34) Day 22 Ongoing Freedom I a!!eal to you therefore." -nd #oses did so. they were terrified. "Why did you bring us u! out of (gy!t. and water shall come out of it." ()&hes ans 5:8-10) The /1R is near to all who call on him. "It is a ghost*" and they cried out in fear.ome. "/ord. which is your s!iritual worshi!.. +ut when he saw the wind." -nd the /1R said to #oses. since we had told the king. taking with you some of the elders of Israel. save me. why did you doubt?" (Matthew 14:25-31) -t the end of the days I. but there was no water for the !eo!le to drink.. "The hand of our %od is for good on all who seek him.for at one time you were darkness.. in the sight of the elders of Israel. +ut when the disci!les saw him walking on the sea.hrist." -nd 3eter answered him. "/ord. if it is you. o not be conformed to this world. what is good and acce!table and !erfect. but be transformed by the renewal of your mind. "Why do you 6uarrel with me? Why do you test the /1R ?" +ut the !eo!le thirsted there for water. "Take heart' it is I. command me to come to you on the water.and restore your rightful habitation. and said. ()7o8#s 17:16) . he was afraid. (1 Cor nth ans 2:16) ". to all who call on him in truth. and !raised and honored him who lives forever.
Whoever believes in me. bright as crystal.9o. whom those who believed in him were to receive. as the "cri!ture has said. "o when the !lants came u! and bore grain. "o the servants said to him.hrist to the test. "The kingdom of heaven may be com!ared to a man who sowed good seed in his field." We must not indulge in se4ual immorality as some of them did." 9ow this he said about the "!irit. so !ants my soul for you. yielding its fruit each month. for the living %od. %ather . 1 %od." (Matthew 26:40-41) 2e !ut another !arable before them. "If anyone thirsts. flowing from the throne of %od and of the /amb through the middle of the street of the city' also. ." (Psalm 87:7) 1n the last day of the feast. as some of them did and were destroyed by the estroyer. (1 Cor nth ans 10:7-12) -nd he came to the disci!les and found them slee!ing.1ut of his heart will flow rivers of living water. did you not sow good seed in your field? 2ow then does it have weeds?. lest in gathering the weeds you root u! the wheat along with them. 2e said to them. (Psalm 63:1) "ingers and dancers alike say. but the throne of %od and of the /amb will be in it. the great day. -nd the servants of the master of the house came and said to him. ('e/elat on 22:1-3) -s a deer !ants for flowing streams.Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life.#aster. and his servants will worshi! him . but while his men were slee!ing. as some of them did and were destroyed by ser!ents. "Therefore they are before the throne of %od. When shall I come and a!!ear before %od? (Psalm 42:1-2) 1 %od. because Jesus was not yet glorified. 9o longer will there be anything accursed. and at harvest time I will tell the rea!ers. saying. on whom the end of the ages has come. +ut he said. . but the flesh is weak. . and he will guide them to s!rings of living water. as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.-n enemy has done this. They shall hunger no more. neither thirst anymore' the sun shall not strike them. /et both grow together until the harvest. #y soul thirsts for %od. and serve him day and night in his tem!le' and he who sits on the throne will shelter them with his !resence. Therefore let anyone who thinks that he stands take heed lest he fall. "-ll my s!rings are in you. let him come to me and drink. could you not watch with me one hour? Watch and !ray that you may not enter into tem!tation. Jesus stood u! and cried out." ('e/elat on 7:15-17) Day 24 Vigilance o not be idolaters as some of them were' as it is written. and %od will wi!e away every tear from their eyes. (John 7:37-39. his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away. ""o. for as yet the "!irit had not been given. The s!irit indeed is willing. you are my %od' earnestly I seek you' my soul thirsts for you' my flesh faints for you. 9ow these things ha!!ened to them as an e4am!le. We must not !ut . -nd he said to 3eter. nor grumble. $or the /amb in the midst of the throne will be their she!herd. but they were written down for our instruction. on either side of the river. then the weeds a!!eared also. the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit.. "The !eo!le sat down to eat and drink and rose u! to !lay. . The leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.. and twenty) three thousand fell in a single day. .Then do you want us to go and gather them?. nor any scorching heat.
children of the day. and his arm rules for him' . $or you are all children of light. if you receive my words and treasure u! my commandments with you..s 23: 34-35) +ut you are not in darkness. slee! at night. if you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures." (Matthew 13:24-30) #y son. When shall I awake? I must have another drink. "but I was not hurt' they beat me.rews 11:6) -nd this is the 5udgment0 the light has come into the world. and for a helmet the ho!e of salvation. "They struck me.s 2:1-5) -nd without faith it is im!ossible to !lease him. !re!aring your minds for action. set your ho!e fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus ." you will say. +ut whoever does what is true comes to the light. brothers. $or %od has not destined us for wrath. for whoever would draw near to %od must believe that he e4ists and that he rewards those who seek him." (John 3:19-21) I will not set before my eyes anything that is worthless. are drunk at night. (-e. and those who get drunk. lest his deeds should be e4!osed. (1 Peter 1:13) &ou will be like one who lies down in the midst of the sea. for that day to sur!rise you like a thief. "o then let us not slee!. so that it may be clearly seen that his deeds have been carried out in %od. (9ehem ah 4:9) Day 25 The Greatness o God +ehold. +ut since we belong to the day. let us be sober.hrist. We are not of the night or of the darkness. if you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding. then you will understand the fear of the /1R and find the knowledge of %od. like one who lies on the to! of a mast.hrist. $or everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light. but let us kee! awake and be sober. as others do. the /ord %1 comes with might. (1 0hessalon ans 5:4-10) -nd we !rayed to our %od and set a guard as a !rotection against them day and night. and being sober)minded." (Pro/er. (Pro/er. but to obtain salvation through our /ord Jesus .the weeds first and bind them in bundles to be burned. but gather the wheat into my barn. I hate the work of those who fall away' it shall not cling to me. (Psalm 101:3) Therefore. having !ut on the breast!late of faith and love. but I did not feel it. and !eo!le loved the darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil. who died for us so that whether we are awake or aslee! we might live with him. $or those who slee!. making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding' yes.
calling them all by name. and my right is disregarded by my %od"? 2ave you not known? 2ave you not heard? . "carcely are they !lanted. and its inhabitants are like grassho!!ers' who stretches out the heavens like a curtain. and s!reads them like a tent to dwell in' who brings !rinces to nothing. To whom then will you liken %od. scarcely sown. scarcely has their stem taken root in the earth. when he blows on them. and taught him knowledge. enclosed the dust of the earth in a measure and weighed the mountains in scales and the hills in a balance? Who has measured the "!irit of the /1R . Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand and marked off the heavens with a s!an. and s!eak. and makes the rulers of the earth as em!tiness. or what man shows him his counsel? Whom did he consult. nor are its beasts enough for a burnt offering. To whom then will you com!are me. and because he is strong in !ower not one is missing. the nations are like a dro! from a bucket. his reward is with him. by the greatness of his might. and who made him understand? Who taught him the !ath of 5ustice. he takes u! the coastlands like fine dust. /ift u! your eyes on high and see0 who created these? 2e who brings out their host by number. 1 Jacob. 1 Israel. and gently lead those that are with young. "#y way is hidden from the /1R . and they wither. /ebanon would not suffice for fuel. they are accounted by him as less than nothing and em!tiness. that I should be like him? says the 2oly 1ne. Why do you say. and the tem!est carries them off like stubble.behold. -ll the nations are as nothing before him. and are accounted as the dust on the scales' behold. 2e will tend his flock like a she!herd' he will gather the lambs in his arms' he will carry them in his bosom. and showed him the way of understanding? +ehold. or what likeness com!are with him? (!sa ah 40:10-18) o you not know? o you not hear? 2as it not been told you from the beginning? 2ave you not understood from the foundations of the earth? It is he who sits above the circle of the earth. and his recom!ense before him.
"o they are without e4cuse. 1h come. the . that you may !roclaim the e4cellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.reator of the ends of the earth. (Pro/er. (Psalm 95:3-7) 0o#r 1pirit#al .s ways are before the eyes of the /1R . our #aker* $or he is our %od. let us worshi! and bow down' let us kneel before the /1R . a !eo!le for his own !ossession. because %od has shown it to them.antry Days 2$63)! Day $6 'rea4 The Chain . his eternal !ower and divine nature. and we are the !eo!le of his !asture. in the things that have been made.s 5:21) +ut you are a chosen race. $or his invisible attributes. Today. (!sa ah 40:21-31) $or what can be known about %od is !lain to them. (1 Peter 2:9) $or the /1R is a great %od. have been clearly !erceived. a royal !riesthood. The sea is his. a holy nation. ('omans 1:19-20) $or a man. and his hands formed the dry land. ever since the creation of the world. 2e does not faint or grow weary' his understanding is unsearchable. and the shee! of his hand. 2e gives !ower to the faint. if you hear his voice. and he !onders all his !aths. namely. (ven youths shall faint and be weary. for he made it. In his hand are the de!ths of the earth' the heights of the mountains are his also. and young men shall fall e4hausted' but they who wait for the /1R shall renew their strength' they shall mount u! with wings like eagles' they shall run and not be weary' they shall walk and not faint. and a great 8ing above all gods. and to him who has no might he increases strength.The /1R is the everlasting %od.
:This was before the /1R destroyed "odom and %omorrah. /et no one say when he is tem!ted. while /ot settled among the cities of the valley and moved his tent as far as "odom. $or the desires of the flesh are against the "!irit. kindness. for we are kinsmen. orgies. enmity. and /ot 5ourneyed east. +ut if we have food and clothing.s brother. Thus they se!arated from each other. drunkenness. "/et there be no strife between you and me. and all their !rovisions. and things like these. fits of anger. the king of <eboiim.. If we live by the . (%enes s 13:8-13) Then the king of "odom. gentleness. "o /ot chose for himself all the Jordan Galley. 9ow the men of "odom were wicked. divisions. Is not the whole land before you? "e!arate yourself from me. and -rioch king of (llasar.anaan. and between your herdsmen and my herdsmen. four kings against five. dissensions." for %od cannot be tem!ted with evil. I warn you. Tidal king of %oiim. and the rest fled to the hill country. and the king of +ela :that is. to kee! you from doing the things you want to do. envy. !atience. im!urity.When you sit down to eat with a ruler. 9ow the Galley of "iddim was full of bitumen !its. the king of -dmah. some fell into them. with these we will be content (1 0 moth. for we brought nothing into the world. If you take the left hand." -nd /ot lifted u! his eyes and saw that the Jordan Galley was well watered everywhere like the garden of the /1R . (James 1:13-15) Day $7 Wal4ing 6n The 1pirit +lessed are the !eo!le to whom such blessings fall* +lessed are the !eo!le whose %od is the /1R * (Psalm 144:15) +ut I say. rivalries. -mra!hel king of "hinar. the son of -bram. and we cannot take anything out of the world. -bram settled in the land of . +ut the fruit of the "!irit is love. in the direction of <oar. They also took /ot. "I am being tem!ted by %od. or if you take the right hand. great sinners against the /1R . and his !ossessions. <oar. -nd those who belong to .s 23:1). then I will go to the left. walk by the "!irit. then I will go to the right.hedorlaomer king of (lam. +ut if you are led by the "!irit. that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of %od. (%enes s 14:8-12) 9ow there is great gain in godliness with contentment. sorcery. 5ealousy. idolatry. as I warned you before. and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death. 6:6-8). (Pro/er. the king of %omorrah. Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin. and they 5oined battle in the Galley of "iddim with . and as the kings of "odom and %omorrah fled. and went their way. went out. and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. who was dwelling in "odom. self)control' against such things there is no law. "o the enemy took all the !ossessions of "odom and %omorrah. faithfulness. and went their way.hrist Jesus have crucified the flesh with its !assions and desires. strife. 5oy. you are not under the law. and the desires of the "!irit are against the flesh. for these are o!!osed to each other. observe carefully what is before you Then -bram said to /ot. goodness. 9ow the works of the flesh are evident0 se4ual immorality. !eace. +ut each !erson is tem!ted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. and he himself tem!ts no one. sensuality. like the land of (gy!t.
" -nd it was so. he is a new creation." -nd it was so . he ke!t him as the a!!le of his eye. ('omans 8:1-4) Day $9 8rowing 6n Christ . envying one another. yes. could not do. (%alat ans 5:16-26) $or you have delivered my soul from death. (%enes s 1:11) There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in . weakened by the flesh. and let the dry land a!!ear. (Psalm 119:130) $or %od. &ou. and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed. my feet from falling. 32:10) The unfolding of your words gives light' it im!arts understanding to the sim!le. -nyone who does not have the "!irit of . however. !lants yielding seed. $or %od has done what the law.s law' indeed. he condemned sin in the flesh.hrist does not belong to him. on the earth. (Psalm 56:13) $or those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh. $or the law of the "!irit of life has set you free in . if in fact the "!irit of %od dwells in you. but those who live according to the "!irit set their minds on the things of the "!irit. %od created the heavens and the earth. !rovoking one another. if anyone is in . in order that the righteous re6uirement of the law might be fulfilled in us. and darkness was over the face of the dee!. -nd the "!irit of %od was hovering over the face of the waters. +y sending his own "on in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin. (%enes s 1:9) -nd %od said. /et us not become conceited. who walk not according to the flesh but according to the "!irit."!irit. (2 Cor nth ans 5:17) "2e found him in a desert land. he cared for him. Those who are in the flesh cannot !lease %od. The earth was without form and void.hrist. for it does not submit to %od." (+e#teronom. "/et light shine out of darkness. but to set the mind on the "!irit is life and !eace." has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of %od in the face of Jesus . To set the mind on the flesh is death. the new has come. who said. The old has !assed away' behold. "/et the earth s!rout vegetation. $or the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to %od. each according to its kind. ('omans 8:5-9) Day $8 *ew Creations 6n Christ In the beginning.hrist Jesus. it cannot. (%enes s 1:1-2) Therefore. (2 Cor nth ans 4:6) -nd %od said. and in the howling waste of the wilderness' he encircled him. that I may walk before %od in the light of life. are not in the flesh but in the "!irit.hrist Jesus from the law of sin and death. "/et the waters under the heavens be gathered together into one !lace.hrist. let us also walk by the "!irit.
young men. When I became a man. 9ow if I do what I do not want. because you know him who is from the beginning. it is no longer I who do it. and you have overcome the evil one. "1h that we had meat to eat* We remember the fish we ate in 9ow the rabble that was among them had a strong craving. -nd the !eo!le of . sold under sin. that it is good. and in your offs!ring shall all the nations of the earth be blessed.I am writing to you. fathers. I s!oke like a child. because you have overcome the evil one. I do not understand my own actions. (1 John 2:12-14) . because your sins are forgiven for his name. but I see in my members another law waging war against the law of my mind and making me ca!tive to the law of sin that dwells in my members. I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven. "/ord. -nd your offs!ring shall !ossess the gate of his enemies. $or I do not do what I want. and the gates of hell shall not !revail against it. but the wicked stumble in times of calamity. in my inner being. "o I find it to be a law that when I want to do right. (Matthew 18:21-22) $or we know that the law is s!iritual. because you know the $ather. and I will surely multi!ly your offs!ring as the stars of heaven and as the sand that is on the seashore. because you are strong. $or I delight in the law of %od. but the evil I do not want is what I kee! on doing. but sin that dwells within me. and whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven. "o now it is no longer I who do it. little children. I am writing to you. (Pro/er. I thought like a child.s 24:16) Then 3eter came u! and said to him. that is.for the righteous falls seven times and rises again." (Matthew 16:18-19) Day )! The Dis&ontented Heart Israel also we!t again and said. but I am of the flesh. young men. 9ow if I do what I do not want. (1 Cor nth ans 13:11) "I will surely bless you.. "I do not say to you seven times. $or I know that nothing good dwells in me. in my flesh. evil lies close at hand. how often will my brother sin against me. I reasoned like a child.. children. I am writing to you. because you have obeyed my voice. but seventy times seven. you are 3eter. and the word of %od abides in you. $or I do not do the good I want. I gave u! childish ways. fathers. but not the ability to carry it out. but I do the very thing I hate. and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.s sake. I write to you. $or I have the desire to do what is right. I write to you. because you know him who is from the beginning. I agree with the law. but sin that dwells within me. I write to you. and I forgive him? -s many as seven times?" Jesus said to him. and on this rock I will build my church." (%enes s 22:17-18) "-nd I tell you. ('omans 7:14-23) When I was a child.
ers 11:18-20) Then a wind from the /1R s!rang u!. or twenty days. that through endurance and through the encouragement of the "cri!tures we might have ho!e." "o we can confidently say. "Why did we come out of (gy!t?". u!right.ers 11:31-34) The desire of the sluggard kills him. for he has said. +ut now our strength is dried u!. until it comes out at your nostrils and becomes loathsome to you. the melons. the onions. -nd the !eo!le rose all that day and all night and all the ne4t day.(gy!t that cost nothing. and godly lives in the !resent age (0 t#s 2:11-12). because you have re5ected the /1R who is among you and have we!t before him. or five days. about a day. for his hands refuse to labor. saying. but the righteous gives and does not hold back. for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. While the meat was yet between their teeth. the anger of the /1R was kindled against the !eo!le. Day ) 'a&4 To 'asi&s .onsecrate yourselves for tomorrow.antry Days 2) 3). (Ph l && ans 4:11-12) 8ee! your life free from love of money. or ten days. I have learned the secret of facing !lenty and hunger. bringing salvation for all !eo!le. ('omans 15:4) 9ot that I am s!eaking of being in need." (9#m. (Pro/er. (9#m. and there is nothing at all but this manna to look at.s 5ourney on this side and a day. because there they buried the !eo!le who had the craving. and the /1R struck down the !eo!le with a very great !lague. and to live self)controlled. &ou shall not eat 5ust one day. training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly !assions. -nd they s!read them out for themselves all around the cam!.s 5ourney on the other side. for you have we!t in the hearing of the /1R . and you shall eat.s 21:25-26) $or whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction. "Who will give us meat to eat? $or it was better for us in (gy!t. and I know how to abound." (9#m. "I will never leave you nor forsake you. the cucumbers. or two days. before it was consumed. and the garlic. but a whole month. -ll day long he craves and craves. saying. abundance and need. and gathered the 6uail. the leeks. Those who gathered least gathered ten homers..rews 13:5-6) $or the grace of %od has a!!eared. Therefore the name of that !lace was called 8ibroth)hattaavah.ers 11:4-6) -nd say to the !eo!le. and you shall eat meat. and about two cubits above the ground. In any and every circumstance." Therefore the /1R will give you meat. I know how to be brought low. and be content with what you have. . around the cam!. "The /ord is my hel!er' I will not fear' what can man do to me?" (-e. and it brought 6uail from the sea and let them fall beside the cam!. 0o#r 1pirit#al .
a ruler of the Jews. (very tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. or figs from thistles? "o. so have I loved you. every healthy tree bears good fruit. in order that. theft. self)control' against such things there is no law. nor can a diseased tree bear good fruit. . o not marvel that I said to you. -s the branch cannot bear fruit by itself. for a!art from me you can do nothing. "Truly. that my 5oy may be in you. ()2e$ el 36:26) 9ow there was a man of the 3harisees named 9icodemus. !eace. "Is there not a lie in my right hand?" (!sa ah 44:20) "+ut what comes out of the mouth !roceeds from the heart. (%alat ans 5:22-23) . 5oy. adultery. and I in you. truly. Thus you will recogni7e them by their fruits.an he enter a second time into his mother. unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of %od. 5ust as I have ke!t my $ather. unless one is born of water and the "!irit. If you abide in me. ('omans 6:4) &ou will recogni7e them by their fruits. we too might walk in newness of life. -bide in my love. "Rabbi. and burned. I say to you. If anyone does not abide in me he is thrown away like a branch and withers' and the branches are gathered. -nd I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. These are what defile a !erson. faithfulness. he it is that bears much fruit. -re gra!es gathered from thornbushes. -s the $ather has loved me. "Truly. and that which is born of the "!irit is s!irit. goodness.s commandments and abide in his love." (1*ts 5:20) We were buried therefore with him by ba!tism into death. truly. that you bear much fruit and so !rove to be my disci!les. Whoever abides in me and I in him." (John 3:1-8) "%o and stand in the tem!le and s!eak to the !eo!le all the words of this /ife. gentleness. but the diseased tree bears bad fruit. (Matthew 7:16-20) Day )$ Freedo( Thro#gh Fellowship -bide in me. and it will be done for you. neither can you. murder. ask whatever you wish. unless you abide in me. but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes." 9icodemus said to him. we know that you are a teacher come from %od. I say to you.. and my words abide in you. se4ual immorality.s womb and be born?" Jesus answered. I am the vine' you are the branches.hrist was raised from the dead by the glory of the $ather. The wind blows where it wishes. and this defiles a !erson. for no one can do these signs that you do unless %od is with him. and that your 5oy may be full. he cannot enter the kingdom of %od. (John 15:4-11) +ut the fruit of the "!irit is love.&ou must be born again. "2ow can a man be born when he is old? . If you kee! my commandments.2e feeds on ashes' a deluded heart has led him astray." Jesus answered him. you will abide in my love." (Matthew 15:18-20) -nd I will give you a new heart. !atience. This man came to Jesus by night and said to him. and a new s!irit I will !ut within you. +ut to eat with unwashed hands does not defile anyone. false witness. and you hear its sound. unless it abides in the vine. slander. +y this my $ather is glorified.healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit. 5ust as . thrown into the fire. $or out of the heart come evil thoughts. kindness. and he cannot deliver himself or say. "o it is with everyone who is born of the "!irit. These things I have s!oken to you. That which is born of the flesh is flesh. .
"#an. for out of it you were taken' for you are dust. +ut if we walk in the light. for he too is a %alilean. 5ust as you. till you return to the ground. concerning the word of life))the life was made manifest." (1 John 2:6) Day )) 9:er&ise is a "#st -nd to -dam he said. 3eter sat down among them. . I in them and you in me. I am not. so that the world may know that you sent me and loved them even as you loved me. are in me.ertainly this man also was with him. so that you too may have fellowshi! with us' and indeed our fellowshi! is with the $ather and with his "on Jesus . and I in you. 5ust as it has taught you))abide in him. and testify to it and !roclaim to you the eternal life.whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked..hrist. saying. as he is in the light." +ut he denied it. If we confess our sins. "&ou also are one of them. (1 John 2:27) I can do all things through him who strengthens me. saying. ". bringing him into the high !riest. $ather. If we say we have fellowshi! with him while we walk in darkness.Then they sei7ed him and led him away. which was with the $ather and was made manifest to us))that which we have seen and heard we !roclaim also to you." -nd he went out and we!t bitterly. and the blood of Jesus his "on cleanses us from all sin." (John 17:20-23) That which was from the beginning. I do not know him. and to dust you shall return. we deceive ourselves. -nd the /ord turned and looked at 3eter. (Ph l && ans 4:13) "I do not ask for these only. "+efore the rooster crows today. "Woman. which we looked u!on and have touched with our hands." (%enes s 3:17-19) The sluggard says. "There is a lion in the road* There is a lion in the streets*" . (1 John 1:1-9) ". -nd 3eter remembered the saying of the /ord. and we have seen it." +ut 3eter said. which we have seen with our eyes. how he had said to him. -nd when they had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and sat down together. said. we have fellowshi! with one another. but also for those who will believe in me through their word. that they also may be in us. ("#$e 22:54-62) +ut the anointing that you received from him abides in you. and the truth is not in us. while he was still s!eaking." -nd after an interval of about an hour still another insisted. that they may be one even as we are one." +ut 3eter said. that they may become !erfectly one. and in him is no darkness at all. we lie and do not !ractice the truth. Then a servant girl. I do not know what you are talking about.s house. +y the sweat of your face you shall eat bread. "+ecause you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you.. and you have no need that anyone should teach you. that %od is light. and 3eter was following at a distance. This is the message we have heard from him and !roclaim to you. you will deny me three times. cursed is the ground because of you' in !ain you shall eat of it all the days of your life' thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you' and you shall eat the !lants of the field. The glory that you have given me I have given to them." -nd a little later someone else saw him and said. seeing him as he sat in the light and looking closely at him.&ou shall not eat of it. +ut as his anointing teaches you about everything))and is true and is no lie. "This man also was with him.. that they may all be one. so that the world may believe that you have sent me. -nd we are writing these things so that our 5oy may be com!lete. which we have heard. the rooster crowed." -nd immediately. "#an. If we say we have no sin. he is faithful and 5ust to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acce!tance. I have sinned against heaven and before you. +ut the father said to his servants. his father saw him and felt com!assion. -nd they began to celebrate. and is found. $or to this end we toil and strive. Treat me as one of your hired servants. who sent him into his fields to feed !igs. .oy The Feast -nd he said. as it holds !romise for the !resent life and also for the life to come. and I will say to him. the younger son gathered all he had and took a 5ourney into a far country. so does a sluggard on his bed. Rather train yourself for godliness' for while bodily training is of some value. he said.s hired servants have more than enough bread. and !ut %od to the test in the desert' he gave them what they asked. give me the share of !ro!erty that is coming to me. -nd he divided his !ro!erty between them. and there he s6uandered his !ro!erty in reckless living. I have sinned against heaven and before you. $or this my son was dead. and !ut it on him.. #an goes out to his work and to his labor until the evening. I am no longer worthy to be called your son. and no one gave him anything. -nd the son said to him. (Psalm 106:13-15) . and he began to be in need. (Pro/er.$ather. +ut they had a wanton craving in the wilderness. and let us eat and celebrate. and is alive again' he was lost. and ran and embraced him and kissed him. a severe famine arose in that country. (1 0 moth. they steal away and lie down in their dens. and shoes on his feet.s 26:13-16) When the sun rises. "o he went and hired himself out to one of the citi7ens of that country. . (Psalm 104:22-23) 2ave nothing to do with irreverent. . The sluggard buries his hand in the dish' it wears him out to bring it back to his mouth. but I !erish here with hunger* I will arise and go to my father. -nd he arose and came to his father. and !ut a ring on his hand. +ut while he was still a long way off. -nd when he had s!ent everything. -nd the younger of them said to his father.+ring 6uickly the best robe. "+ut when he came to himself. 9ot many days later.". who is the "avior of all !eo!le. The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men who can answer sensibly. ()**les astes 6:9) +ut they soon forgot his works' they did not wait for his counsel. but sent a wasting disease among them.-s a door turns on its hinges. ("#$e 15:11-24) +etter is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the a!!etite0 this also is vanity and a striving after wind. . es!ecially of those who believe. godliness is of value in every way. because we have our ho!e set on the living %od. 4:7-10) Day )+ 9n..2ow many of my father. "There was a man who had two sons.$ather. silly myths. -nd bring the fattened calf and kill it. -nd he was longing to be fed with the !ods that the !igs ate.. I am no longer worthy to be called your son. "$ather.
The /1R is merciful and gracious. and his kingdom rules over all. (-e. who do his will* +less the /1R . 1 you his angels. -s a father shows com!assion to his children. and forget not all his benefits. and its !lace knows it no more. who redeems your life from the !it. -s for man. so the /1R shows com!assion to those who fear him. The /1R has established his throne in the heavens. all his works. and I will remember their sins no more. who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy. 1 my soul.s children. and it is gone. his ministers. (1 John 3:1) Psalm 103 +less the /1R .rews 8:12) "ee what kind of love the $ather has given to us. +less the /1R . bless his holy name* +less the /1R . so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him' as far as the east is from the west. so far does he remove our transgressions from us. his days are like grass' he flourishes like a flower of the field' for the wind !asses over it. +less the /1R . all his hosts. 2e made known his ways to #oses. who heals all your diseases. 1 my soul. his acts to the !eo!le of Israel. 1 my soul* . who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle. and all that is within me. nor will he kee! his anger forever. $or he knows our frame' he remembers that we are dust. that we should be called children of %od' and so we are. $or as high as the heavens are above the earth. obeying the voice of his word* +less the /1R . and his righteousness to children. in all !laces of his dominion.$or I will be merciful toward their ini6uities. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. you mighty ones who do his word. +ut the steadfast love of the /1R is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him. 2e does not deal with us according to our sins. nor re!ay us according to our ini6uities. to those who kee! his covenant and remember to do his commandments. The /1R works righteousness and 5ustice for all who are o!!ressed. slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.s. 2e will not always chide. who forgives all your ini6uity.
$ull of s!lendor and ma5esty is his work.hrist Jesus. my faith. and at /ystra))which !ersecutions I endured' yet from them all the /ord rescued me. because %od. we re5oice in our sufferings. at Iconium. The /1R your %od is in your midst.hrist. have followed my teaching. /et us therefore celebrate the festival. 1 <ion' let not your hands grow weak. #ore than that. (Psalm 111:1-4) Day 35 !erseverance Therefore. my !atience. while evil !eo!le and im!ostors will go on from bad to worse. +ut as for you. our 3assover lamb. knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been ac6uainted with the sacred writings. my aim in life. knowing that suffering !roduces endurance. (6e&han ah 3:16-17) 3raise the /1R * I will give thanks to the /1R with my whole heart.leanse out the old leaven that you may be a new lum!. (Psalm 147:10-11) 1n that day it shall be said to Jerusalem0 "$ear not. the forgiveness of our tres!asses. all who desire to live a godly life in . has been sacrificed. my !ersecutions and sufferings that ha!!ened to me at -ntioch. but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. and character !roduces ho!e. since we have been 5ustified by faith. 2e has caused his wondrous works to be remembered' the /1R is gracious and merciful. nor his !leasure in the legs of a man. however. and ho!e does not !ut us to shame. but the /1R takes !leasure in those who fear him. not with the old leaven. in the congregation. and endurance !roduces character. deceiving and being deceived. and his righteousness endures forever. my conduct. studied by all who delight in them. as you really are unleavened. the leaven of malice and evil. we have !eace with %od through our /ord Jesus . and we re5oice in ho!e of the glory of %od. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand. my love. continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed.s love has been !oured into our hearts through the 2oly "!irit who has been given to us.In him we have redem!tion through his blood.hrist Jesus will be !ersecuted.hrist. my steadfastness. $or . which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in . Indeed. ('omans 5:1-5) &ou. %reat are the works of the /1R . in the com!any of the u!right. according to the riches of his grace. . (1 Cor nth ans 5:7-8) 2is delight is not in the strength of the horse. in all wisdom and insight ()&hes ans 1:7-8). a mighty one who will save' he will re5oice over you with gladness' he will 6uiet you by his love' he will e4ult over you with loud singing. -ll "cri!ture is breathed out by %od and !rofitable . which he lavished u!on us. in those who ho!e in his steadfast love.
e8 them. and for training in righteousness.eople :#t . 5:8) <et t was ! who ta#4ht )&hra m to wal$= ! too$ them #& . the r arms( .raham an8 !saa* wal$e8( the %o8 who has . because the "!irit intercedes for the saints according to the will of %od. ! le8 them w th *or8s o.antry Days 2)63+! Day )6 8od *o#rishes His . $or who ho!es for what he sees? +ut if we ho!e for what we do not see.for teaching. I will kee! you from the hour of trial that is coming on the whole world. (1 0 moth.or h s relat /es( an8 es&e* all. and yet you have ke!t my word and have not denied my name. 9ow ho!e that is seen is not ho!e.one 8oes not &ro/ 8e . l . $ n8ness( w th the .I know your works. (2 0 moth. which no one is able to shut. e6ui!!ed for every good work.lesse8 Jose&h an8 sa 8( ?0he %o8 .el e/er.or mem.e.( the an4el who has re8eeme8 me . she&her8 all m. to try those who dwell on the earth.ent 8own to them an8 . for correction. lo/e( an8 ! . $or we do not know what to !ray for as we ought.a th an8 s worse than an #n. I have set before you an o!en door. . -nd he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the "!irit.athers 1. +ecause you have ke!t my word about !atient endurance. that the man of %od may be com!etent. I will make those of the synagogue of "atan who say that they are Jews and are not. h s ho#sehol8( he has 8en e8 the . ('e/elat on 3:8-10) $or in this ho!e we were saved. . /ikewise the "!irit hel!s us in our weakness.ore whom m.ers o. we wait for it with !atience. +ehold. (-osea 11:3-4) 1n8 he .an8s o. I know that you have but little !ower. but the "!irit himself intercedes for us with groanings too dee! for words.. an.een m. ('omans 8:24-27) 1pirit#al .o$e on the r >aws( an8 ! . but lie))behold.e*ame to them as one who eases the . I will make them come and bow down before your feet and they will learn that I have loved you. 8 8 not $now that ! heale8 them.e lon4 to th s 8a. for re!roof. +ehold.#t the. 3:10-17) ".
!srael. (Coloss ans 2:18-19) 1n8 ! w ll 4 /e . .rom all &la*es where the. (John 4:31-35) 0r#st n the "C'+( an8 8o 4oo8= 8well n the lan8 an8 . o. te8 &la*es o.o/e( where Chr st s( seate8 at the r 4ht han8 o.e.less the . ! w ll .sel. (Coloss ans 3:1-4) Dor .one .t #& .. 2ealo#s was ! . own a4e amon4 m.e the she&her8 o. ( eat.rom whom the whole .o#t.rom the &eo&les an8 4ather them .e a&&ears( then . m. name .een s*attere8( so w ll ! see$ o#t m.o# 8o not $now a. then .ore me( . (Psalm 37:3-4) 1s a she&her8 see$s o#t h s . shall l e 8own n 4oo8 4ra2 n4 lan8( an8 on r *h &ast#re the.e.o#r l . an8 tr e8 to 8estro.s. Ehen Chr st who s . o. ( . an4els( 4o n4 on n 8eta l a. .e. (Jerem ah 3:15) Meanwh le the 8 s* &les were #r4 n4 h m( sa.r n4 them nto the r own lan8. 5et . h m who sent me an8 to a**om&l sh h s wor$. 1n8 ! w ll . the ra/ nes( an8 n all the nha.o#( ns st n4 on as*et * sm an8 worsh & o. n the "C'+( an8 he w ll 4 /e .e s#re o..or har/est.r n4 them o#t .. :#t when he who ha8 set me a&art .es( an8 see that the . .ears ! went #& to Jer#salem to / s t Ce&has an8 rema ne8 w th h m ..een s*attere8 on a 8a. shall .o# ma. h s sens#o#s m n8( 19an8 not hol8 n4 .ter m.o#r l . m. %o8 / olentl.ormer l .rom %o8. &eo&le( so e7tremel.ore ! was .s= an8 n them let m.e the r 4ra2 n4 lan8.e n J#8a sm( how ! &erse*#te8 the *h#r*h o.o#( .a th.. h s 4ra*e( was &lease8 to re/eal h s 5on to me( n or8er that ! m 4ht &rea*h h m amon4 the %ent les( ! 8 8 not mme8 atel. mmoral or m&#re( or who s *o/eto#s (that s( an 8olater)( has no nher tan*e n the $ n48om o.r en8 . . w ll ma$e them l e 8own( 8e*lares the "or8 %C+. *lo#8s an8 th *$ 8ar$ness.o# not sa. *ons#lt w th an.o# ha/e 8 e8( an8 .o# ha/e hear8 o. .een ra se8 w th Chr st( see$ the th n4s that are a.o#r e.ee8 on the mo#nta ns o.orn( an8 who *alle8 me .o# also w ll a&&ear w th h m n 4lor.ast to the -ea8( .? :#t he sa 8 to them( ?! ha/e .athers 1.raham an8 !saa*= an8 let them 4row nto a m#lt t#8e n the m 8st o. a( an8 ret#rne8 a4a n to +amas*#s. Chr st an8 %o8. ha/e .ore %o8( ! 8o not l eF) 0hen ! went nto the re4 ons o.oo8 s to 8o the w ll o.o#r heart. m.or the tra8 t ons o. nto 1ra.o# the 8es res o. ()2e$ el 34:12-15) Day )7 1#&h Were 1o(e -f 0o# Dor .o#rsel.#lness..o# she&her8s a. el8s are wh te .o#( l . ! m. Dor .e s h 88en w th Chr st n %o8.on8 man.o# w th $nowle84e an8 #n8erstan8 n4.? (%enes s 48:1516) "et no one 8 s@#al . shee&( an8 ! w ll res*#e them . the earth. the *o#ntr. 1n8 ! was a8/an* n4 n J#8a sm .? 5o the 8 s* &les sa 8 to one another( ?-as an. (!n what ! am wr t n4 to . th s( that e/er.ee8 them on the mo#nta ns o.athers.o# ha/e . shee&( an8 ! m.ee8 .o#t / s ons( &#. . own heart( who w ll .oo8 to eat that . m.( B0here are . 0hen a. !srael shall . . the other a&ostles e7*e&t James the "or8Bs . 0here the. w ll .ter three .o/e( not on th n4s that are on earth.o#r m n8s on th n4s that are a.. +o .e8 #& w tho#t reason ..rom all e/ l( .. %o8. n4( ?'a.one who s se7#all. 1n8 ! w ll .e.one= nor 8 8 ! 4o #& to Jer#salem to those who were a&ostles .e *arr e8 on( an8 the name o.o8.sel.teen 8a. m. +el 4ht . t.rom the *o#ntr es( an8 w ll .o.ro#4ht h m someth n4 to eatA? Jes#s sa 8 to them( ?M.rother.( no#r she8 an8 $n t to4ether thro#4h ts >o nts an8 l 4aments( 4rows w th a 4rowth that s . . :#t ! saw none o.lo*$ when he s amon4 h s shee& that ha/e . ()&hes ans 5:5) !.o#r months( then *omes the har/estBA "oo$( ! tell .e.et .ee8 them w th 4oo8 &ast#re( an8 on the mo#nta n he 4hts o. .#t ! went awa.
Ehen .e. Cne 4oes h#n4r. %o8 o#r 5a/ or a&&eare8( he sa/e8 #s( not ..een set .rom .o# are s& r t an8 l .5.lesh s o..e*ome &arta$ers o. eternal l .o# *ome to4ether t s not . %o8( the . e. Dor . o#r "or8 an8 5a/ or Jes#s Chr st.. 0he wor8s that ! ha/e s&o$en to . EhatF +o .o# were sla/es o..ort to s#&&lement .e. Dor n th s wa. 0here.rotherl.r# t.? 1n8 the. e8 . thro#4h Jes#s Chr st o#r 5a/ or( so that .( sla/es to /ar o#s &ass ons an8 &leas#res( &ass n4 o#r 8a. 1n8 ! was st ll #n$nown n &erson to the *h#r*hes o.#t a**or8 n4 to h s own mer*.all.o# . an8 e7*ellen*e( .o#rs an8 are n*reas n4( the.a th w th / rt#e( an8 / rt#e w th $nowle84e( an8 $nowle84e w th sel.o# 8es& se the *h#r*h o. o.ore( .s 8 / ne &ower has 4rante8 to #s all th n4s that &erta n to l . (2 Peter 1:3-11) <o# there. a.o# are not *arr e8 awa.o# &ra*t *e these @#al t es ..e*ome he rs a**or8 n4 to the ho&e o.-*ontrol( an8 sel.e8 ent( le8 astra.or there m#st . Dor th s /er.o# n th sA 9o( ! w ll not.e*a#se o.ree . an8 to lawlessness lea8 n4 to more lawlessness( so now &resent .ers as sla/es to m&#r t.el e/e t n &art( .rom the *orr#&t on that s n the worl8 . (John 6:63) .e the 4lor. J#8ea that are n Chr st..t o.o# 4et lea8s to san*t .o# w ll ne/er .( hate8 .o# ma.e= the .ree n re4ar8 to r 4hteo#sness.astness( an8 stea8.o#A 5hall ! *ommen8 .o# an entran*e nto the eternal $ n48om o.e an8 4o8l ness( thro#4h the $nowle84e o. o#r "or8 Jes#s Chr st. the -ol.rom the th n4s o. Dor whoe/er la*$s these @#al t es s so nears 4hte8 that he s . (1 Cor nth ans 11:17-22) .ollow n4 nstr#*t ons ! 8o not *ommen8 . Dor the wa4es o. h s 4ra*e we m 4ht .o#r mem.o# n or8er that those who are 4en# ne amon4 .orehan8( ta$e *are that . Ehen . to . others an8 hat n4 one another.ormer s ns. &ro/ 8e8 . :#t what .o# on*e &resente8 . s n.r# t were . $ee& . 4reat &rom ses( so that thro#4h them .e..r a an8 C l * a. . wh *h he has 4rante8 to #s h s &re* o#s an8 /er.e r *hl. reason( ma$e e/er.rom h s . the wash n4 o. re4enerat on an8 renewal o.e n Chr st Jes#s o#r "or8.ree 4 .e n4 >#st . . .s n mal *e an8 en/. Dor( n the .or4otten that he was *leanse8 . etern t. wor$s 8one .or the worse. onl..e*t on( an8 .o#r own sta.#t the . (%alat ans 1:13-24) ! am s&ea$ n4 n h#man terms( . #s n r 4hteo#sness( . l t. lawless &eo&le an8 lose . these @#al t es are . 0he. w th the error o.ers as sla/es to r 4hteo#sness lea8 n4 to san*t ...a*t ons amon4 . 1men.a th he on*e tr e8 to 8estro.o# *ome to4ether as a *h#r*h( ! hear that there are 8 / s ons amon4 . e8 %o8 . s n s 8eath( .e . me.o# ma.astness w th 4o8l ness( an8 4o8l ness w th . :#t now that . h m who *alle8 #s to h s own 4lor.#l 8es re.o# ha/e .e*a#se when . 1n8 ! .o# were . .e*ome sla/es o. *at on. those th n4s s 8eath.o# *ome to4ether( t s not the "or8Bs s#&&er that . s n( . Dor >#st as . were hear n4 t sa 8( ?-e who #se8 to &erse*#te #s s now &rea*h n4 the .e. o#r "or8 an8 5a/ or Jes#s Chr st. a. rst &la*e( when . %o8 s eternal l .o#r nat#ral l m tat ons. *at on an8 ts en8( eternal l .o# 4ett n4 at that t me . the 8 / ne nat#re( ha/ n4 es*a&e8 . there w ll .e n4 ne.rothers( . :#t 4row n the 4ra*e an8 $nowle84e o.#t .etter .e*t on w th lo/e.l n8( ha/ n4 .e all the more 8 l 4ent to ma$e .e re*o4n 2e8.o#r .or the .o#( .ore( ..ool sh( 8 so. (2 Peter 3:17-18) :#t n the . 0o h m . %o8 an8 h#m l ate those who ha/e noth n4A Ehat shall ! sa.o#.o#r *all n4 an8 ele*t on s#re( .or .#l n the $nowle84e o. Dor n eat n4( ea*h one 4oes ahea8 w th h s own meal.o# are now ashame8A 0he en8 o. 5& r t( whom he &o#re8 o#t on #s r *hl.( . ('omans 6:19-23) Dor we o#rsel/es were on*e .o# eat.elo/e8( $now n4 th s . (0 t#s 3:3-7) Day )8 Food For the 1o#l !t s the 5& r t who 4 /es l . 4lor . . no a/a l.( another 4ets 8r#n$.or ..-*ontrol w th stea8.oth now an8 to the 8a.e*a#se o. wh *h .e*a#se o.rotherl.o# not ha/e ho#ses to eat an8 8r n$ nA Cr 8o .e*a#se o.r# t . :#t when the 4oo8ness an8 lo/ n4 $ n8ness o.o#r mem.e*t /e or #n.rom s n an8 ha/e .
e8 an8 sa 8( ?M.B ('e/elat ons 2:17) +o . . stea8. mo#th 8er 8es m.o#r r 4ht han8 are &leas#res .o#r la. an8 eatF Come( . stren4th s e7alte8 n the "C'+. 0he.( *ome( .ell n4 a4a nst the Most . to %o8 as one a&&ro/e8( a wor$er who has no nee8 to .or that wh *h 8oes not sat s.ast( s#re lo/e . w ne an8 m l$ w tho#t mone. !n*l ne .or the &eo&les.e*a#se ! re>o *e n .<et the. Eh. ma.oo8.4h n the 8esert. enem es( .o#r &resen*e there s .leas#re <o# ma$e $nown to me the &ath o. :ehol8( ! ma8e h m a w tness to the &eo&les( a lea8er an8 *omman8er . l .. the "C'+ s to them an o. (Psalm 16:11) +o n4 wron4 s l $e a >o$e to a .o# an e/erlast n4 *o/enant( m.o#rsel/es n r *h .#t w s8om s &leas#re to a man o. (!sa ah 55:1-4) . 0o the one who *on@#ers ! w ll 4 /e some o. the h 88en manna( an8 ! w ll 4 /e h m a wh te stone( w th a new name wr tten on the stone that no one $nows e7*e&t the one who re*e /es t. (Jerem ah 6:10) 1n8 -annah &ra..e= n . ta$e no &leas#re n t. *ra/e8. n4( ?Can %o8 s&rea8 a ta. *annot l sten= . s nne8 st ll more a4a nst h m( re.ool( .or that wh *h s not . s*orn= the.ears the "C'+( who 4reatl. hearA :ehol8( the r ears are #n* r*#m* se8( the.#. >o. 8eman8 n4 the .o#rsel. tr#th. (1 5am#el 2:1) Pra se the "C'+F :lesse8 s the man who .o#r mone.>e*t o.#. M.or . 8o . #n8erstan8 n4. 8el 4hts n h s *omman8mentsF (Psalm 112:1) ?Come( e/er.o# s&en8 .o#r sal/at on.s 10:23) 0o whom shall ! s&ea$ an8 4 /e warn n4( that the.ehol8( the wor8 o. 0he.est to &resent . teste8 %o8 n the r heart . 2:15) Day )9 Live For .or +a/ 8.= at . heart e7#lts n the "C'+= m. (Pro/er.ore/ermore.one who th rsts( *ome to the waters= an8 he who has no mone. to me( an8 eat what s 4oo8( an8 8el 4ht . han8l n4 the wor8 o.rea8( an8 . an8 w tho#t &r *e.#llness o.o#r . (2 0 moth. s&o$e a4a nst %o8( sa. l /e= an8 ! w ll ma$e w th .e ashame8( r 4htl.s to the *h#r*hes.A " sten 8 l 4entl.o#r ear( an8 *ome to me= hear( that .oo8 the.le n the w l8ernessA (Psalm 78:17-19) -e who has an ear( let h m hear what the 5& r t sa.o#r so#l ma.
rom s n( so as to l /e . stren4th s 8r e8 #& l $e a &otsher8( an8 m.orm .lesh( arm .or the w ll o. *es . (!sa ah 50:6) 1s man. the JewsF? an8 str#*$ h m w th the r han8s.or the rest o.r 8e a8orns hersel. re>o *e n the "C'+= m.o#= . (Psalm 149:4-5) Day +! Called To 1#ffer 5 n*e there. l $e a &r est w th a . sa$e w ll .( an8 the.or whoe/er has s#.lesh no lon4er .e.#l hea88ress( an8 as a . o. w ll 4 /e a**o#nt to h m who s rea8.e . were aston she8 at . a s$#ll( wh *h n 1rama * s *alle8 %ol4otha.loo8 o. %o8. "et the 4o8l. heart s l $e wa7= t s melte8 w th n m.e.ere8 n the . *ast lots.ea#t . e/ l8oers en* r*les me= the. o.! w ll 4reatl.r 8e4room 8e*$s h msel. (!sa ah 61:10) Dor the "C'+ ta$es &leas#re n h s &eo&le= he a8orns the h#m. 8e. .= let them s n4 . me n the 8#st o.#t . 0he t me that s &ast s#. on the r . .. E th res&e*t to th s the. 1n8 the sol8 ers tw ste8 to4ether a *rown o.or m. to >#84e the l / n4 an8 the 8ea8. th n$ n4( .o#--h s a&&earan*e was so marre8( .or m. (John 19:17-18) Dor whoe/er wo#l8 sa/e h s l . .or h#man &ass ons . thorns an8 &#t t on h s hea8 an8 arra.. >o nt= m.o#rsel/es w th the same wa.ore Chr st s#.. *ame #& to h m( sa. (John 19:1-3) an8 he went o#t( . the *h l8ren o. ha/e & er*e8 m.etween them.e8s. (Matthew 16:25) . so#l shall e7#lt n m.lesh has *ease8 .or >o. w th her >ewels.o# 8o not >o n them n the same . *loth n4 the. 0here the. r 4hteo#sness( as a . 8 / 8e m.e.#t the. are s#r&r se8 when . e8 h m( an8 w th h m two others( one on e ther s 8e( an8 Jes#s .ear n4 h s own *ross( to the &la*e *alle8 the &la*e o. n4( ?-a l( 3 n4 o. *r#* . sal/at on= he has *o/ere8 me w th the ro. Dor 8o4s en*om&ass me= a *om&an.lo44e8 h m.e o.a#*her.a*e .le w th sal/at on.ones are o#t o.rom 8 s4ra*e an8 s& tt n4. han8s an8 .ere8 n the . 4arments amon4 them( an8 .#t whoe/er loses h s l . . . >aws= . stare an8 4loat o/er me= the. 0he. (1 Peter 4:1-5) ! am &o#re8 o#t l $e water( an8 all m. the t me n the .ear8= ! h 8 not m.reast= m.a*$ to those who str $e( an8 m. *hee$s to those who &#ll o#t the .e w ll lose t( .o# la.eet ! *an *o#nt all m.or 8o n4 what the %ent les want to 8o( l / n4 n sens#al t. mal 4n .or he has *lothe8 me w th the 4arments o.on8 h#man sem. %o8( .e8 h m n a &#r&le ro.on8 that o.lan*e( an8 h s . (Psalm 22:14-18) ! 4a/e m. 8eath. n8 t.( &ass ons( 8r#n$enness( or4 es( 8r n$ n4 &art es( an8 lawless 8olatr.. man$ n8 (!sa ah 52:14) 0hen P late too$ Jes#s an8 . e7#lt n 4lor. ton4#e st *$s to m.ones the.
Man. %o8.e w ll lose t( . Dor he who san*t .o#n8er o. were eat n4 an8 8r n$ n4( .#n8antl.ar as .e8 them all.. (2 Cor nth ans 1:3-5) !n8ee8( ! *o#nt e/er.er n4s .l *t ons .er n4.o#r sa$e( an8 n m. !. m. . the 5on o. o#r "or8 Jes#s Chr st( the Dather o..e n th s worl8 w ll $ee& t .e8 them all--so w ll t . re an8 s#l.or the sa$e o. es an8 those who are san*t . h s .orts #s n all o#r a. share h s s#.es( an8 . .o#n8 n h m( not ha/ n4 a r 4hteo#sness o.le to *om..ort w th wh *h we o#rsel/es are *om.e*t thro#4h s#.. whom all th n4s e7 st( n .l *t on( w th the *om. when the 5on o.. he s not ashame8 to *all them .e also. sons to 4lor. h s res#rre*t on( an8 ma. sh( n or8er that ! ma.th n4 as loss . an. own that *omes . 0he. n Chr stBs s#. an8 ta$e #& h s *ross 8a l. when 9oah entere8 the ar$( an8 the .#. wh *h ! .( tr#l. sa$e w ll sa/e t.o#( as tho#4h someth n4 stran4e were ha&&en n4 to . t 8 es( t . n *om.o#( to ma$e the wor8 o.s o..rom the law( . all *om..er n4s( .? 1n8 he sa 8 to all( ?!.e the %o8 an8 Dather o.er n4s( that . also re>o *e an8 .rom the 8ea8.or eternal l . $now h m an8 the &ower o. "ot--the.ollow me= an8 where ! am( there w ll m.e*ame a m n ster a**or8 n4 to the stewar8sh & . ("#$e 17:25-32) .o# to test .#t . ("#$e 9:21-24) ! &rotest( .or . 'emem. tr al when t *omes #&on .rom %o8 that was 4 /en to me . %o8 .orte8 .l *t on( so that we ma.one ser/es me( he m#st . the r sal/at on &er. were eat n4 an8 8r n$ n4 an8 marr.or whom an8 .( let the one who s on the ho#seto&( w th h s 4oo8s n the ho#se( not *ome 8own to ta$e them awa.rothers( . "or8. .e.or m.#t that wh *h *omes thro#4h .e on the 8a.ort too..le ! ma. :#t re>o *e nso. (1 Peter 4:12-13) 1n8 he str *tl. the el8ers an8 *h e.#r ra ne8 .ere8 the loss o. (Ph l && ans 3:8-11) 9ow ! re>o *e n m.er n4s( so thro#4h Chr st we share a. a. (John 12:24-26) :lesse8 . &r 8e n ..e n the 8a.one wo#l8 *ome a..o#. n4 an8 .rom %o8 that 8e&en8s on .e .( an8 l $ew se let the one who s n the .e 4la8 when h s 4lor.r# t.o#( #nless a 4ra n o.:elo/e8( 8o not .o# share Chr stBs s#. atta n the res#rre*t on . th n4s an8 . th s 4enerat on.rews 2:10-11) :#t . s re/eale8.e re>e*te8 .rothers (-e. an. Cn that 8a. !.or . n4( ?0he 5on o. Ehoe/er lo/es h s l .e s#r&r se8 at the . to .( that s( the *h#r*h( o.lesh ! am . e8 all ha/e one or 4 n.. J#st as t was n the 8a.#t whoe/er loses h s l .o8. *har4e8 an8 *omman8e8 them to tell th s to no one( sa. tt n4 that he( . Dor as we share a.a th--that ! ma. th n4s an8 . Dor h s sa$e ! ha/e s#.one ser/es me( the Dather w ll honor h m... 9oah( so w ll t .s o.s o. m. h msel.. el8 not t#rn .ter me( let h m 8en.e n4 4 /en n marr a4e( #nt l the 8a. 4a n Chr st an8 . ser/ant .r n4 n4 man.( sho#l8 ma$e the . Dor whoe/er wo#l8 sa/e h s l . all th n4s an8 *o#nt them as r#. &r ests an8 s*r .a th n Chr st( the r 4hteo#sness . wheat . Man s re/eale8.ollow me.loo8 *ame an8 8estro.. n4 an8 sell n4( &lant n4 an8 . ll n4 #& what s la*$ n4 n Chr stBs a. s#.#n8antl..e ra se8.e.e a.ears m#*h .rom hea/en an8 8estro.o#( wh *h ! ha/e n Chr st Jes#s o#r "or8( ! 8 e e/er. " $ew se( >#st as t was n the 8a.ort those who are n an.e*om n4 l $e h m n h s 8eath( that .a*$.ort( who *om. $now n4 Chr st Jes#s m.. an. rst he m#st s#. $nown (Coloss ans 1:24-25) Dor t was .#t on the 8a. an8 .e re>e*te8 . 0hat s wh. mer* es an8 %o8 o. an.F (1 Cor nth ans 15:31) 0r#l.#ll. when "ot went o#t .( ! sa.o# ma.e loses t( an8 whoe/er hates h s l .er man. 8a.# l8 n4( .er "otBs w . the s#r&ass n4 worth o.rom 5o8om( . means &oss .e*a#se o.alls nto the earth an8 8 es( t rema ns alone= . er. Man m#st s#.e .er man.e $ lle8( an8 on the th r8 8a..
r mstone an8 salt( noth n4 sown an8 noth n4 4row n4( where no &lant *an s&ro#t( an o/erthrow l $e that o.o# 8o not 8o what s r 4ht( s n s *ro#*h n4 at .ree8om( .lesh( . *orr#&t on. 1men. 5o8om an8 %omorrah( 18mah( an8 6e.ere8 a l ttle wh le( the %o8 o.e the 8om n on . r8s .o# l $e 18mahA -ow *an ! treat . Cnl.%5 Day + We "#st "aster 1in ?!.or ! am %o8 an8 not a man( the -ol.? (%enes s 4:7( 9!G) 0he.o m( wh *h the "C'+ o/erthrew n h s an4er an8 wrath-. rm n .o# to h s eternal 4lor.o#r m 8st( an8 ! w ll not *ome n wrath. 0o h m . . heart re*o ls w th n me= m.4h( he shall not ra se them #& at all.. 29:23) M. all 4ra*e( who has *alle8 .rom the west= the. 0he.o# ha/e s#.#t the.er-m n8e8= .l n4 l $e .ore/er an8 e/er. (-osea 11:7-11) :lesse8 s the one whose trans4ress on s .#rne8 o#t w th ..o# m#st master t.o#r 8oor= t 8es res to ha/e .ter the "C'+= he w ll roar l $e a l on= when he roars( h s *h l8ren shall *ome trem.ent on t#rn n4 awa. .l sh . 8o not #se .&t ( an8 l $e 8o/es . the 8e/ l &rowls aro#n8 l $e a roar n4 l on( see$ n4 someone to 8e/o#r.. shall 4o a. (%alat ans 5:13) .rothers.rom )4.e n4 e7&er en*e8 .ter . &rom se them .o# 8o what s r 4ht( w ll ..er n4 are .#rn n4 an4er= ! w ll not a4a n 8estro.o mA M. . 1ss. .ree8om( . )&hra m= .or4 /en( whose s n s *o/ere8.o#.r a an8 ! w ll ret#rn them to the r homes( 8e*lares the "C'+. (1 Peter 5:8-11) .o# l $e 6e. themsel/es are sla/es o. *om&ass on 4rows warm an8 ten8er.o#r .o# #&( C )&hra mA -ow *an ! han8 . -ow *an ! 4 /e . (Psalm 32:1) Dor .o# were *alle8 to . .#l.(+e#teronom. restore( *on. 1n8 a.rom the lan8 o. shall *ome trem.a th( $now n4 that the same $ n8s o.e wat*h.o# o/er( C !sraelA -ow *an ! ma$e .Spiritual Pantry Days -%1.o#( . .or the . &eo&le are . s#.ree8om as an o&&ort#n t. (2 Peter 2:19) :e so.l n4 .rotherhoo8 thro#4ho#t the worl8. Cne n .#t thro#4h lo/e ser/e one another. n Chr st( w ll h msel.e a**e&te8A :#t .the whole lan8 . <o#r a8/ersar. rm( stren4then( an8 esta.o#r .#t .rom me( an8 tho#4h the..o#r . *all o#t to the Most .o# not . 'es st h m( . Dor whate/er o/er*omes a &erson( to that he s ensla/e8. ! w ll not e7e*#te m.
%o8 o/er*omes the worl8. s& n: 1n8 .e8 l $e one o.or the l / n4 %o8.ter all these th n4s 8o the %ent les see$:) .! &#rs#e8 m.e( what .le8 a. el8( wh *h to 8a. the . Dather $noweth that . %o8 so *lothe the 4rass o.o# ma8e those who r se a4a nst me s n$ #n8er me.el e/e8 n h m. (-e.o#r lam&stan8 .et . not( ! w ll *ome to .( Jes#s entere8 a / lla4e.o8.ore ta$e no tho#4ht( sa. were *ons#me8.e shall eat( or what .e. the .o# ha/e . #nto .or .or %o8( .et . the a r: .ell #n8er m. .o#( C %o8. ta$ n4 tho#4ht *an a88 one *#. l ttle . 1re .or .e shall 8r n$= nor . th n4s( . 4row= the.or the.e *lothe8A (Dor a. 1n8 she ha8 a s ster *alle8 Mar. Chr st.or . ta$e .e not m#*h . rst the $ n48om o.rom her.or &ea*e w th e/er. Ehere.e a88e8 #nto .el e/es that Jes#s s the 5on o.rom ts &la*e( #nless .er there.or .o#r hea/enl.ee8eth them. Eho s t that o/er*omes the worl8 e7*e&t the one who . rst.e o.o#. #nto .ore( . sow not( ne ther 8o the. ! thr#st them thro#4h( so that the. (John 8:30) Dor e/er.arns= .orn o. !s not the l .attle= .a thA 0here. h s .? (Psalm 10:4) .e ta$en awa.o#t man. 1n8 she went #& to h m an8 sa 8( ?"or8( 8o . 1n8 a woman name8 Martha wel*ome8 h m nto her ho#se. n4 these th n4s( man. that has o/er*ome the worl8--o#r .o# .e more than meat( an8 the . !. (Psalm 18:37-39) Day +$ 1ee4 First the Kingdo( of 8od 0here. Dather . s( an8 to morrow s *ast nto the o/en( shall he not m#*h more *lothe .etter than the.A Eh *h o. (Matthew 6:25-33( 3JG) 5tr /e .owls o.eet an8 l stene8 to h s tea*h n4.o# re&ent. went on the r wa. .low n4 streams( so &ants m.e shall &#t on.o# an8 remo/e . el8( how the.a*$ t ll the. .e ha/e nee8 o.o#r l .( who sat at the "or8Bs .. %o8A (1 John 5:4-5) 'emem.le to r se= the. enem es an8 o/ertoo$ them( an8 8 8 not t#rn .. Ehen shall ! *ome an8 a&&ear . to l not( ne ther 8o the.( what .eet.o#( C . n4( Ehat shall we eatA or( Ehat shall we 8r n$A or( Eherew thal shall we .o#( 0a$e no tho#4ht .o#( 0hat e/en 5olomon n all h s 4lor.ore . so#l .o# are an7 o#s an8 tro#. :#t see$ .or .o# not *are that m.o# 8 8 at . was not arra.o# e@# &&e8 me w th stren4th .? :#t the "or8 answere8 her( ?Martha( Martha( . rea&( nor 4ather nto .e .o#r . Dor .allen= re&ent( an8 8o the wor$s .one( an8 .ore %o8A (Psalms 42:1-2) Day +) -ne Thing *eedf#l 9ow as the.ore ! sa.#t one th n4 s ne*essar. ('omans 10:17) 1s he was sa. ('e/elat on 2:5) !n the &r 8e o.et ! sa.o#r hea/enl.one who has .? ("#$e 10:38-42) 5o .or the hol ness w tho#t wh *h no one w ll see the "or8. Mar. these.een . has *hosen the 4oo8 &ort on( wh *h w ll not .t me to ser/e aloneA 0ell her then to hel& me.rom where .or ra mentA Cons 8er the l l es o.a th. :#t Martha was 8 stra*te8 w th m#*h ser/ n4. t #nto h s stat#reA 1n8 wh. were not a. . .e tho#4ht . all these th n4s.rews 12:14) 1s a 8eer &ants .or the . so#l th rsts .a*e the w *$e8 8oes not see$ h m= all h s tho#4hts are( ?0here s no %o8. 1n8 th s s the / *tor.o8. M.rom hear n4( an8 hear n4 thro#4h the wor8 o. s ster has le. %o8( an8 h s r 4hteo#sness= an8 all these th n4s shall .a th *omes . than ra mentA :ehol8 the .
re o.e*a#se . ('e/elat ons 3:14-16) 1n8 he went an8 too$ the s*roll .o#r m n8. (Ph l && ans 2:17) 9ow ! #r4e .ers an8 s#&&l *at ons( w th lo#8 *r es an8 tears( to h m who was a.rom the r 4ht han8 o..o#( C "C'+( are %o8( an8 that . wor8 l $e .s 8 s* &les remem. m.owls ..o# $now that the ho#sehol8 o.rom 8eath( an8 he was hear8 .o#r el8ers .o#. the *h#r*h n "ao8 *ea wr te: B0he wor8s o.a th.( ea*h hol8 n4 a har&( an8 4ol8en .er n4 an8 the woo8 an8 the stones an8 the 8#st( an8 l *$e8 #& the water that was n the tren*h. re( 8e*lares the "C'+( an8 l $e a hammer that . rst *on/erts n 1*ha a( an8 that the.o#r wor$s: . (+e#teronom. lle8 the tren*h also w th water. 5te&hanas were the .a&t 2e . the o.o#r .e4 nn n4 o. o/er them.o# were e ther *ol8 or hotF 5o( .. to *arr.o# all. (1 3 n4s 18:35-38) 1n8 he sa 8 to h m( ?<o# shall lo/e the "or8 .a&t 2e .o#r ser/ant( an8 that ! ha/e 8one all these th n4s at . ha/e 8e/ote8 themsel/es to the ser/ *e o. $now that .e so amon4 . mo#th. 5& r t an8 w th .? 0hen the . $ee& warm( .o# are %o8 n !srael( an8 that ! am .rothers --.o#r r#les at all t mes.er n4 #&on the sa*r . 1. 1nswer me( C "C'+( answer me( that th s &eo&le ma.ere8 #& &ra.or . (-e.o#r ho#se w ll *ons#me me.-.#l an8 tr#e w tness( the .#rnt o. 1n8 when he ha8 ta$en the s*roll( the .#t how *an one $ee& warm aloneA ()**les astes 4:11) )/en . that .ter me s m 4ht er than !( whose san8als ! am not worth.le to sa/e h m . * al o. the sa nts (1 Cor nth ans 16:15) 1n8 the water ran aro#n8 the altar an8 . re( a >ealo#s %o8.er n4 o. 1n8 at the t me o. the o.? (Matthew 3:11) ?1n8 to the an4el o.o#r wor8.o# o#t o. n*ense( wh *h are the &ra.o#r heart an8 w th all .s o. -e w ll .ell 8own .#t he who s *om n4 a.or re&entan*e( . the %ent les lor8 t o/er them( an8 the r 4reat ones e7er* se a#thor t. ('e/elat ons 5:7-8) !n the 8a.rews 5:7) . re.e.raham( !saa*( an8 !srael( let t .o#r %o8 s a *ons#m n4 .o# ha/e t#rne8 the r hearts .o#r %o8 w th all . Eo#l8 that ..o# are l#$ewarm( an8 ne ther hot nor *ol8( ! w ll s& t . so#l s *ons#me8 w th lon4 n4 . (Matthew 22:37) :#t Jes#s *alle8 them to h m an8 sa 8( ?<o# $now that the r#lers o.o#r l / n4 *reat#res an8 the twent.e*a#se o.ell an8 *ons#me8 the .ere8 that t was wr tten( ?6eal .o#( ..lat on( )l >ah the &ro&het *ame near an8 sa 8( ?C "C'+( %o8 o.o# are ne ther *ol8 nor hot.o# w th the -ol.o#r so#l an8 w th all . the sa nts. two l e to4ether( the.? (John 2:17) M. (Psalm 119:20) !s not m.e $nown th s 8a. the 1men( the .o# w th water . ?B! $now .Day ++ Freedo( is in .a*$.ore the "am.rea$s the ro*$ n & e*esA (Jerem ah 23:29) 14a n( .lesh( Jes#s o.ers o. . h s .e &o#re8 o#t as a 8r n$ o. !t shall not . the "C'+ .assion< Dor the "C'+ . ! am to .#ll o.or . :#t whoe/er . %o8Bs *reat on.. 4:24) ?! .er n4 o. h s re/eren*e.a th( ! am 4la8 an8 re>o *e w th . h m who was seate8 on the throne.
o#rsel/es treas#res n hea/en( where ne ther moth nor r#st 8estro.5+ Day +6 Key To 5i&tory7 -ngoing H#(ility ?0a$e *are lest .#t to ser/e( an8 to 4 /e h s l . are #tterl. an8 where th e/es . &eo&le not . e/ l8oers( *h l8ren who 8eal *orr#&tl.o#r her8s an8 . ta7 *olle*tors an8 s nners *ame an8 were re*l n n4 w th Jes#s an8 h s 8 s* &les.#n8an*e o.? (Matthew 20:25-28) ?+o not la.e 4reat amon4 . are not &resse8 o#t or . an8 . 8oes .wo#l8 .o# ha/e eaten an8 are . .le n the ho#se( .or man.o#rsel/es treas#res on earth( where moth an8 r#st 8estro. (Matthew 6:19-21) Day +.r# ses an8 sores an8 raw wo#n8s= the. ha/e 8es& se8 the -ol.#t la.F 0he.lo*$s m#lt &l.#t s nners.o#r heart w ll .o#r s l/er an8 4ol8 s m#lt &l e8 an8 all that .e .elA 0he whole hea8 s s *$( an8 the whole heart .#l nat on( a &eo&le la8en w th n @# t. #& .e also.? (Matthew 9:10-13) 0hat s wh. estran4e8.e ser/e8 .o#r ser/ant( an8 whoe/er wo#l8 . w ll .s * an thereA Eh.o#n8 #& or so. Freedo( 'rings 1pirit#al Health <o# .e l .( o.rea$ n an8 steal( .orsa$en the "C'+( the..e .o#r heart . #& .o# m#st .nd instantl2 the wo!an was !ade well7 ((atthew ):20$22) Days -%*. man.o#r %o8 .e .s&r n4 o.o# .alm n % lea8A !s there no &h.o# m#st .#t those who are s *$.s * an( . Dor where . Cne o.s an8 where th e/es 8o not .or4et . the heart the mo#th s&ea$s.ro#4ht #s &ea*e( an8 w th h s str &es we are heale8.or .o# ha/e s m#lt &l e8( then . rst amon4 . a &h.o# are wea$ an8 ll( an8 some ha/e 8 e8.#t . Man *ame not to . w ll .o#r tea*her eat w th ta7 *olle*tors an8 s nnersA? :#t when he hear8 t( he sa 8( ?0hose who are well ha/e no nee8 o.or o#r n @# t es= #&on h m was the *hast sement that .#ll an8 ha/e . not $ee& n4 h s *omman8ments an8 h s r#les an8 h s stat#tes( wh *h ! *omman8 .roo8 o. m. (!sa ah 1:4-6) :#t he was wo#n8e8 . Drom the sole o.o# . the .te8 #&( an8 .een restore8A (Jerem ah 8:22) .o#r treas#re s( there .ehol8( man. !srael( the.or4et the "C'+ ..oot e/en to the hea8( there s no so#n8ness n t( .rea$ n an8 steal.e as a ransom .tene8 w th o l.. 1n8 when the Phar sees saw th s( the. the 8a#4hter o.# lt 4oo8 ho#ses an8 l /e n them( an8 when .( an8 not sa*r .or o#r trans4ress ons= he was *r#she8 .nd &ehold4 a wo!an who had su55ered 5ro! a dis'harge o5 &lood 5or twel+e 2ears 'a!e u* &ehind hi! and tou'hed the 5ringe o5 his gar!ent4 5or she said to hersel54 6I5 I onl2 tou'h his gar!ent4 I will &e !ade well76 Jesus turned4 and seeing her he said4 61a0e heart4 daughter8 2our 5aith has !ade 2ou well76 .a nt.o#r sla/e( e/en as the 5on o. o. *e.or . ha/e . (!sa ah 53:5) !s there no .o# *ont n#e to re. / &ersF -ow *an .o# s&ea$ 4oo8( when .B Dor ! *ame not to *all the r 4hteo#s( . (Matthew 12:34) 1n8 as Jes#s re*l ne8 at ta.o# st ll .o# to8a. the a. Eh.o# are e/ lA Dor o#t o. then has the health o.e str#*$ 8ownA Eh.( lest( when . (1 Cor nth ans 11:30) 1h( s n. %o an8 learn what th s means( B! 8es re mer*. sa 8 to h s 8 s* &les( ?Eh.
rom the lan8 o.le .et res ste8 to the &o nt o. an8 sa 8 to Moses( ?<o# s&ea$ to #s( an8 we w ll l sten= .rom the ho#se o. athlete e7er* ses sel.? ()7o8#s 20:18-19) 5o Moses an8 1aron went n to Pharaoh an8 sa 8 to h m( ?0h#s sa.ore %o8 has h 4hl. 4ro#n8 where there was no water( who . an8 see$ m. #n*lean l &s= . name h#m. ro*$( who .l nt.ro#4ht .e8 . w th %o8 a th n4 to ..ra 8 an8 trem. &eo&le who are *alle8 .the "C'+ .o#r . e7alte8 h m an8 . she88 n4 . the -e.e*om n4 o. not 4row wear.rews 12:1-4) +o . ma.le h msel.#t th s 1mon n*#rre8 4# lt more an8 more.orm( he h#m.o# n the w l8erness w th manna that . as 8e e/er.rews( B-ow lon4 w ll . ser&ents an8 s*or& ons an8 th rst.athers 8 8 not $now( that he m 4ht h#m..le themsel/es( an8 &ra. one re*e /es the &r 2eA 5o r#n that . ()7o8#s 10:3) 1n8 he 8 8 not h#m.. n4 w l8erness( w th ts .o# . noth n4( ta$ n4 the . we 4ht( an8 s n wh *h *l n4s so *losel. sla/er.ore( s n*e we are s#rro#n8e8 .le wreath( .( an8 ! sent .o/e e/er.estowe8 on h m the name that s a. . a4a nst h msel.ro#4ht . stoo8 .orm o. 0here.&t an8 re8eeme8 .o# 4oo8 n the en8.o#n8 n h#man .orn n the l $eness o. )/er. m. Jes#s e/er. %o8 the Dather.e n4 .( who le8 .e.a nthearte8.or ! am a man o. o#r .o# ha/e not . h m who *alle8( an8 the ho#se was .a th( who .o# thro#4h the 4reat an8 terr . 0he.le8( an8 the.ore the "C'+( as Manasseh h s .o#n8at ons o. o. sla/er. ton4#e *on. so 4reat a *lo#8 o. that was set . (2 Chron *les 33:23) -a/e th s m n8 amon4 .o#rsel.e. &eo&le 4o( that the. %o8. hostsF? (!sa ah 6:4-5) 9ow when all the &eo&le saw the th#n8er an8 the .ore h m en8#re8 the *ross( 8es& s n4 the shame( an8 s seate8 at the r 4ht han8 o.ro#4ht . 5o ! 8o not r#n a mlessl.o#( to 8o . l 4htn n4 an8 the so#n8 o.e.ow( n hea/en an8 on earth an8 #n8er the earth( an8 e/er.ore meA "et m. a &eo&le o. or .o#rs n Chr st Jes#s( who( tho#4h he was n the .( so that .s( then ! w ll hear .ore . 8o t to re*e /e a &er sha. 1n8 . (2 Chron *les 7:14) Day +7 %#nning To Win 0here.#t 8o not let %o8 s&ea$ to #s( lest we 8 e.o# o#t o.o# an8 test .( . 8eath( e/en 8eath on a *ross.eat n4 .#t onl.o#n8er an8 &er.s the "C'+( the %o8 o.le . $nee sho#l8 . the throne o.e.e 4ras&e8( .o# Moses( 1aron( an8 M r am. . .o#rsel/es( wh *h s . the tr#m&et an8 the mo#nta n smo$ n4( the &eo&le were a. the ho#se o.o#r %o8( who .o# #& .e*ter o.#t ma8e h msel. a ser/ant( .rom the r w *$e8 wa. e.e. m. Cons 8er h m who en8#re8 . !n . (Ph l && ans 2:511) !.rom hea/en an8 w ll .-*ontrol n all th n4s. men. (M *ah 6:4) 1n8 the ..or m. 8:11-16) Dor ! .ess that Jes#s Chr st s "or8( to the 4lor. .ather ha8 h#m. er. )4.o#r str#44le a4a nst s n .e n4 .o#r .a*e an8 t#rn .es ha/e seen the 3 n4( the "C'+ o.or4 /e the r s n an8 heal the r lan8.o# ma.rom s nners s#*h host l t. ser/e me. w tnesses( let #s also la.= ! 8o not . name( so that at the name o. lle8 w th smo$e.( an8 let #s r#n w th en8#ran*e the ra*e that s set . (-e.ore #s( loo$ n4 to Jes#s( the .o7 as one .#t we an m&er sha.#se to h#m.o# ma.&t( o#t o. #n*lean l &s( an8 ! 8well n the m 8st o. o.e8 ent to the &o nt o. %o8( 8 8 not *o#nt e@#al t.lashes o.orm o.loo8..le8 h msel. 1n8 ! sa 8: ?Eoe s meF Dor ! am lost= . . the lan8 o.ar o.? (+e#teronom.o# water o#t o. the . )4.le8 h msel.o# not $now that n a ra*e all the r#nners *om&ete( .or the >o. the threshol8s shoo$ at the /o *e o.ta n t.le.o# re.
. t an8 not 8 e. (1 Cor nth ans 9:24-27) Dor s n w ll ha/e no 8om n on o/er . 0h s he set as 8e( na l n4 t to the *ross. ('omans 6:14) :rothers( ! 8o not *ons 8er that ! ha/e ma8e t m.s o.e= an8 t s the. 8 e8.o# ha/e eternal l . (1 Cor nth ans 10:1-4) 0hen the "C'+ sa 8 to Moses( ?:ehol8( ! am a.( that ! ma. (Coloss ans 2:13-17) Ee ha/e an altar . 8ran$ . ! am the ... *an*el n4 the re*or8 o.or the l .th n4 that s on the earth shall 8 e. :#t ! 8 s* &l ne m.est /al or a new moon or a 5a.rothers( that o#r .e n4 &re&are8( n wh *h a . (-e.e*a#se .( ! sa.ew( that s( e 4ht &ersons( were .ehol8( ! w ll . 8 rt .rom the .o# to $now( .the a r. the th n4s to *ome( .ear w tness a.? (John 6:47-51) Dor .#t as an a&&eal to %o8 .o#r tres&asses an8 the #n* r*#m* s on o.t that stoo8 a4a nst #s w th ts le4al 8eman8s.o8.elon4s to Chr st.a&t 2e8 nto Moses n the *lo#8 an8 n the sea( an8 all ate the same s& r t#al .rom wh *h those who ser/e the tent ha/e no r 4ht to eat.ter &rea*h n4 to others ! m.( tr#l. )/er. Jes#s Chr st (1 Peter 3:18-21) <o# sear*h the 5*r &t#res .or . w ll wal$ n m.athers ate the manna n the w l8erness( an8 the. !.athers were all #n8er the *lo#8( an8 all &asse8 thro#4h the sea( an8 all were . the worl8 s m. (%enes s 6:17-18) Dor Chr st also s#. 1n8 the . e8.r n4 a .o# to the Dather. to . +o not th n$ that ! w ll a**#se .o# are not #n8er law .or the #nr 4hteo#s( that he m 4ht .loo8 o.r n4 #s to %o8( .( when %o8Bs &at en*e wa te8 n the 8a.oo8 an8 8r n$( or w th re4ar8 to a . l .#t ma8e al /e n the s& r t( n wh *h he went an8 &ro*la me8 to the s& r ts n &r son( .e*a#se the. thro#4h water.orwar8 to what l es ahea8( ! &ress on towar8 the 4oal . :a&t sm( wh *h *orres&on8s to th s( now sa/es .oo8( an8 all 8ran$ the same s& r t#al 8r n$.. that . *o/enant w th .rea8( he w ll l /e .o# shall *ome nto the ar$( .rews 13:10) ! want .lesh( %o8 ma8e al /e to4ether w th h m( ha/ n4 . test them( whether the.o#( not as a remo/al o.stan*e .lesh n wh *h s the .rea8 o. 0here s one who . 8e.o#r . eat o.e 8 s@#al .#t the s#.lesh .ro#4ht sa.o#( .sel.Bs &ort on e/er. . tr #m&h n4 o/er them n h m.eh n8 an8 stra n n4 .l sh m. 0here.rom hea/en.e n4 &#t to 8eath n the . 0hese are a sha8ow o. sho#l8 .o#t me. 8a. an8 $ee& t #n8er *ontrol( lest a.o#.o8.el e/es has eternal l . th s . .o#r w .o#t to ra n .#t #n8er 4ra*e.o#r sonsB w /es w th .one eats o. the #&war8 *all o.ath. :#t one th n4 ! 8o: . 0h s s the . %o8 n Chr st Jes#s..lesh.or the &r 2e o. ! am the l / n4 .ollowe8 them( an8 the 'o*$ was Chr st. law or not.o#( an8 the &eo&le shall 4o o#t an8 4ather a 8a.rea8 that *ame 8own .el. Dor the..ore/er. all .or s ns( the r 4hteo#s . :#t ! w ll esta.o#( s n*e .reath o.o# n @#est ons o.ere8 on*e . (Ph l && ans 3:13-14) Day +8 1hadows and %eality 1n8 .rom hea/en .o#( whoe/er .o#( who were 8ea8 n . l . waters #&on the earth to 8estro.o#( an8 ..rom hea/en( so that one ma.e. .rea8 that ! w ll 4 /e .rea8 . own. .e #n8er hea/en. -e 8 sarme8 the r#lers an8 a#thor t es an8 &#t them to o&en shame( .e o.e( an8 .or4 /en #s all o#r tres&asses( . <o#r . 9oah( wh le the ar$ was .ore let no one &ass >#84ment on . .e.ormerl.e. an.o#r sons( .or a 4oo8 *ons* en*e( thro#4h the res#rre*t on o. ()7o8#s 16:4) 0r#l.rom the s& r t#al 'o*$ that .rea8 that *omes 8own .or4ett n4 what l es .o# th n$ that n them . 8 8 not o.
one s a hearer o. all .o# ha/e set .ea#t .e 8oers o. re8eemer. ro*$ an8 m.ollowe8.ore 8estr#*t on( an8 a ha#4ht.o#r so#ls. me.o# &er. s& r t .rea8.#t the. .or4ets what he was l $e.ert. (1 0 moth. sa 8 to one another( ?Ehat s tA? Dor the.lesse8 n h s 8o n4. !srael saw t( the.rom hea/en to eat. the wor8( an8 not hearers onl.rothers( . m.rea8 o.or4ets .( ! sa.o#rsel/es.or he wrote o.el e/e8 Moses( .o# as &eo&le *ome( an8 the. (John 5:39( 45-46) 5o the.ehol8( .rom hea/en an8 4 /es l . 8 8 not $now what t was. ne as . the wor8 an8 not a 8oer( he s l $e a man who loo$s ntentl.a th an8 o. see an8 . Chr st Jes#s( . hear what .o# are to them l $e one who s n4s l#st.? (John 6:30-33) 1n8 the "C'+ sa 8 to Moses( ?! ha/e hear8 the 4r#m. m. %o8 s he who *omes 8own ..el e/e . tea*hers( . ne( . ()7o8#s 16:11-15) Day +9 How to Feast at The Lord=s Ta/le !.e n4 no hearer who .that ea*h one o. #s &ossess $nowle84e. s t .o#r test mon es are m.o#r s 4ht( C "C'+( m.o#r %o8.( an8 &erse/eres( ..o8.a**#ses .or . an.o# sa. 1n8 Moses sa 8 to them( ?!t s the . . mo#th an8 the me8 tat on o.o#r san*t .o# to eat.ormA C#r . (Pro/er.B? !n the e/en n4 @#a l *ame #& an8 *o/ere8 the *am&( an8 n the morn n4 8ew la.all.e a 4oo8 ser/ant o.? 0h s ?$nowle84e? &#.o# shall . %o8( .o# w ll .s well on an nstr#ment( .#t a 8oer who a*ts( he w ll .e n4 tra ne8 n the wor8s o.e to the worl8.# l8s #&.( .e.le n .a*e n a m rror. &eo&le( an8 the. (1 Cor nth ans 8:1) Pr 8e 4oes .o# the tr#e .e . sa 8 to h m( ?0hen what s 4n 8o . :#t the one who loo$s nto the &er. ()2e$ el 33:31-32) Dor th s s the w ll o.o#: Moses( on whom ..le to sa/e .o# the .e*t law( the law o.athers ate the manna n the w l8erness= as t s wr tten( B-e 4a/e them . *at on: . (Psalm 19:14) Day . 1n8 .o# $now how to *ontrol h s own . a*t= the r heart s set on the r 4a n.o#r ho&e.rea8 . !. .e. 4:6) ! ha/e more #n8erstan8 n4 than all m.ore .o# shall eat meat( an8 n the morn n4 .s #&( . Dor he loo$s at h msel.#l son4s w th a . l .rom hea/en( . to them( B1t tw l 4ht . the . at h s nat#ral .ore the .oo8 o. lth ness an8 ram&ant w *$e8ness an8 re*e /e w th mee$ness the m&lante8 wor8( wh *h s a.rea8 that the "C'+ has 4 /en .#t lo/e .B? Jes#s then sa 8 to them( ?0r#l. hear what .o# . Dather 4 /es . the 4oo8 8o*tr ne that .ore a . :#t .or the. (James 1:21-25) 9ow *on*ern n4 . me8 tat on. n hol ness an8 honor( (1 0hessalon ans 4:3-4) . the w l8erness a . aro#n8 the *am&. (Psalm 119:99) "et the wor8s o.rea8 .el e/e me= .o# &#t these th n4s . an8 4oes awa.a*e o. to . Ehen the &eo&le o.o#A Ehat wor$ 8o .or w th l#st.l n4 o. 1n8 when the 8ew ha8 4one #&( there was on the . lle8 w th .o# shall $now that ! am the "C'+ . an8 at on*e . w ll not 8o t.rom hea/en.#t the.! 'e a Doer of the Word 0here. 0hen .. the &eo&le o.#l /o *e an8 &la.o# ha/e .( tr#l.o# as m. heart .#l tal$ n the r mo#ths the.o# wo#l8 .la$e-l $e th n4( .e .( 8e*e / n4 .o#( t was not Moses who 4a/e .ere8 to 8ols: we $now that ?all o.s 16:18) 1n8 the.o# sa.rea8 . .ore &#t awa.e. Dor .#t m.rost on the 4ro#n8.e a**e&ta. 5a.e. w ll not 8o t= . !srael. *ome to .o# 8o( that we ma. Dor the .
them s . the -ol.#r8ensome.ro$e a4a nst that ho#se an8 *o#l8 not sha$e t( . wor8s an8 8oes them( ! w ll show .een well . %o8 an8 $ee& tF? ("#$e 11:27-28) !.o# .ehol8( ! am w th .o# $now these th n4s( . . More to .e. ()7o8#s 40:16) 0he law o.e*t( re/ / n4 the so#l= the test mon.r en8s . (%enes s 6:22) 0h s Moses 8 8= a**or8 n4 to all that the "C'+ *omman8e8 h m( so he 8 8. the "C'+ are tr#e( an8 r 4hteo#s alto4ether.loo8 arose( the stream . the "C'+ s &er.o#r ser/ant warne8= n $ee& n4 them there s 4reat rewar8.)/er.ser/e all that ! ha/e *omman8e8 .ear o. Dor th s s the lo/e o.o#.s( to the en8 o. the "C'+ s s#re( ma$ n4 w se the s m&le= the &re*e&ts o.o# 8o them. the hone. . that ho#se was 4reat. the a4e. o. .ore an8 ma$e 8 s* &les o.e*a#se t ha8 .reasts at wh *h .. h s *omman8ments.s 8own h s l .o# lo/e one another as ! ha/e lo/e8 .? (Matthew 28:19-20) 1s he sa 8 these th n4s( a woman n the *row8 ra se8 her /o *e an8 sa 8 to h m( ?:lesse8 s the wom.o# what he s l $e: he s l $e a man . an8 8r && n4s o.lesse8 are . 5& r t( tea*h n4 them to o. <o# are m.? ("#$e 6:47-49) 9oah 8 8 th s= he 8 8 all that %o8 *omman8e8 h m.or h s . 1n8 h s *omman8ments are not .# l8 n4 a ho#se( who 8#4 8ee& an8 la 8 the . than 4ol8( e/en m#*h . :#t the one who hears an8 8oes not 8o them s l $e a man who .*om. the Dather an8 o.ell( an8 the r# n o.o# 8o what ! *omman8 . th s we $now that we lo/e the *h l8ren o. %o8( that we $ee& h s *omman8ments.. t .o#. (Psalm 19:7-11) %o there. the 5on an8 o. the "C'+ s *lean( en8#r n4 . *omman8ment( that .ro$e a4a nst t( mme8 atel. that .o#( an8 the .o#n8at on.one who *omes to me an8 hears m. .o#n8at on on the ro*$.es= the .e 8es re8 are the. 1n8 when a . (John 13:17) ?0h s s m.# lt.r en8s. the "C'+ are r 4ht( re>o * n4 the heart= the *omman8ment o. Ehen the stream . (1 John 5:2-3) 9e 0now that we are 5ro! 3od4 and the whole world lies in the *ower o5 the e+il one7 .nd we 0now that the Son o5 3od has 'o!e and has gi+en us understanding4 so that we !a2 0now hi! who is true8 and we are in hi! who is true4 in his Son Jesus Christ7 %e is the true 3od and eternal li5e7 /ittle 'hildren4 0ee* 2oursel+es 5ro! idols7 (1 John ":1)$21) . ne 4ol8= sweeter also than hone.e . %reater lo/e has no one than th s( that someone la.a&t 2 n4 them n the name o. the "C'+ s &#re( enl 4hten n4 the e. 1n8 .o#.ore/er= the r#les o. %o8( when we lo/e %o8 an8 o.o# alwa. (John 15:12-14) :. all nat ons( . Moreo/er( .# lt a ho#se on the 4ro#n8 w tho#t a .o# n#rse8F? :#t he sa 8( ?:lesse8 rather are those who hear the wor8 o.ore .
t#rn . 5atan to %o8( that the. (Pro/er.e. the &la*e where he l /es( an8 the. lo. to &#n sh e/er.s 15:19) Day . re*e /e .ol8 n4 o.ather or the /o *e o. e8 . 8 so.rom 8ar$ness to l 4ht an8 .. o& n on ra se8 a4a nst the $nowle84e o.B 0hen all the men o.55 Day ..ell o#s son who w ll not o. 8l#ttony and La>iness ?!.. 1 l ttle slee&( a l ttle sl#m. o.lesh. ma.s 23:20-21) 0hro#4h sloth the roo.o#r o.( an8 sl#m. el8 o.er( a l ttle ..lesh( we are not wa4 n4 war a**or8 n4 to the . (Pro/er.to o&en the r e.er( an8 want l $e an arme8 man.#t ha/e 8 / ne &ower to 8estro.ehol8( t was all o/er4rown w th thorns= the 4ro#n8 was *o/ere8 w th nettles( an8 ts stone wall was . s ns an8 a &la*e amon4 those who are san*t . the / ne.e.ather an8 h s mother shall ta$e hol8 o. thorns( . meat( . Dor the wea&ons o.. a sl#44ar8( .or4 /eness o. h s * t. the #&r 4ht s a le/el h 4hwa.rom the &ower o. the han8s to rest( an8 &o/ert.er w ll *lothe them w th ra4s. 21:18-21) . h s .o# shall &#r4e the e/ l . at the 4ate o.r n4 h m o#t to the el8ers o.$ Ta4e 9very Tho#ght Captive to Christ Dor tho#4h we wal$ n the . (2 Cor nth ans 10:3-6) Dor we are %o8Bs wor$mansh &( *reate8 n Chr st Jes#s to 8o 4oo8 wor$s( wh *h %o8 &re&are8 n a8/an*e . a man has a st#. (1*ts 26:18) :e not amon4 8r#n$ar8s or amon4 4l#ttono#s eaters o. w ll *ome #&on . (Pro/er. o#r war. Chr st( .. Ee 8estro.s 24:30-34) 0he wa. the * t. tho#4ht *a&t /e to o.rom . to the el8ers o. 0hen ! saw an8 *ons 8ere8 t= ! loo$e8 an8 re*e /e8 nstr#*t on. h m an8 . ()&hes ans 2:10( 9!G) 0here.e n4 rea8.orn an8 re. the . .or the 8r#n$ar8 an8 the 4l#tton w ll *ome to &o/ert. ma.o#r m 8st( an8 all !srael shall hear( an8 .e8 en*e( when .orn an8 re.lesh .e.are are not o.. the /o *e o.a th n me.t. shall sa.o# l $e a ro.. (+e#teronom. 8 s* &l ne h m( w ll not l sten to them( then h s . a sl#44ar8 s l $e a he84e o. 5o . a man la*$ n4 sense( an8 .ro$en 8own. %o8( an8 ta$e e/er.ore( there s now no *on8emnat on .ear.e8 en*e s *om&lete. shall stone h m to 8eath w th stones.#t the &ath o.es( so that the.( B0h s o#r son s st#..ell o#s= he w ll not o. o#r /o *e= he s a 4l#tton an8 a 8r#n$ar8. h s mother( an8( tho#4h the. h s * t.or #s to 8o. ar4#ments an8 e/er.Days -51. stron4hol8s.or those who are n Chr st Jes#s ('omans 8:1( 9!G). the . ()**les astes 10:18) ! &asse8 . s n$s n( an8 thro#4h n8olen*e the ho#se lea$s.ar8 o. .
ar . (Pro/er. the r 4hteo#s are >#st= the *o#nsels o. #&r 4htness= .le( . 4la8ness . ton4#e s l $e the &en o.o#n8 h m( . o#r "or8 Jes#s Chr st( . 8es n h m $ee&s on s nn n4= no one who $ee&s on s nn n4 has e ther seen h m or $nown h m. . )/er.o#r %o8( has ano nte8 .o/e( not on th n4s that are on earth.er >#84ment( n a**or8an*e w th the meas#re o.o/e( where Chr st s( seate8 at the r 4ht han8 o.o#: +o not th n$ o. as he s &#re.o#.. there s an. w th so.o# ha/e learne8 an8 re*e /e8 an8 hear8 an8 seen n me--&ra*t *e these th n4s( an8 the %o8 o.o#. tr#th an8 mee$ness an8 r 4hteo#sness= let . the 4ra*e 4 /en me ! sa. the w *$e8 are 8e*e t. %o8.e. a rea8.e w th .ore/er.et a&&eare8= .o#rsel. <o# $now that he a&&eare8 to ta$e awa.th n4 worth.all #n8er .o# .( .or the *a#se o.on8 .o# ha/e . more h 4hl.one who ma$es a &ra*t *e o. 9o one who a.s 12:5) M.or the *h l8( an8 when . . <o# are the most han8some o.een ra se8 w th Chr st( see$ the th n4s that are a. &ea*e w ll . &ra se( th n$ a.o#r m n8s on th n4s that are a. (%alat ans 6:14) D nall.#t we $now that when he a&&ears we shall . (1 John 3:2-6) :elo/e8( 8o not m tate e/ l . Ehat .le( whate/er s >#st( whate/er s &#re( whate/er s lo/el. . % r8 .e has not .o#r l &s= there. 1n8 e/er. n4( ?%o an8 sear*h 8 l 4entl. /erses to the $ n4= m.o#. 0here.o# ha/e lo/e8 r 4hteo#sness an8 hate8 w *$e8ness. there s an. s*r .o#r swor8 on . o.e.oast e7*e&t n the *ross o.rom %o8= whoe/er 8oes e/ l has not seen %o8.o# ha/e . s ns( an8 n h m there s no s n. . es h msel.? (Matthew 2:8) . (Ph l && ans 4:8-9) 0he tho#4hts o. e7*ellen*e( .ore %o8 has . (Coloss ans 3:1-2) Day .Dor .F !n .een *r#* .one who th#s ho&es n h m &#r . s nn n4 also &ra*t *es lawlessness= s n s lawlessness.e l $e h m( . *ome an8 worsh & h m. the sons o.o#r r 4ht han8 tea*h .) Change Co(es Thro#gh 1eeing ?es#s :elo/e8( we are %o8Bs *h l8ren now( an8 what we w ll .o# o#4ht( .o#r *om&an ons= (Psalm 45:1-7) !. Ehoe/er 8oes 4oo8 s . heart o/er.o#t these th n4s.#l. 5et .lesse8 .o#r s&len8or an8 ma>est.#t rather th n$ o. then .o#r $ n48om s a s*e&ter o. one( n . ('omans 12:3( 9!G) :#t . (3 John 1:11) 1n8 he sent them to :ethlehem( sa.lows w th a &leas n4 theme= ! a88ress m.o#rsel. wh *h the worl8 has .e*a#se we shall see h m as he s.ore %o8( .rom me to . . than .( whate/er s *ommen8a.ore/er an8 e/er. . e8 to me( an8 ! to the worl8. men= 4ra*e s &o#re8 #&on .a th %o8 has 4 /en .o# awesome 8ee8sF <o#r arrows are shar& n the heart o.o#r th 4h( C m 4ht. one o. . r 8e o#t / *tor o#sl.r n4 me wor8( that ! too ma. <o#r throne( C %o8( s .rothers( whate/er s tr#e( whate/er s honora.o# w th the o l o. to e/er..#t m tate 4oo8. the $ n4Bs enem es= the &eo&les .e t . 0he s*e&ter o.o#r ma>est.
-e ma$es me l e 8own n 4reen &ast#res.o#r sta. 4lor..or h s nameBs sa$e. -e lea8s me n &aths o.a*$ s . (Psalm 33:1) <es( to th s 8a. -e lea8s me .or the. Dor th s *omes .e on the r . shall .lows.th n4 a**#rse8( .or the $ n48om o. w ll . m.then .rom one 8e4ree o.o# ano nt m. 1n8 we all( w th #n/e le8 .( the. o. r 4hteo#sness .s o.#t the throne o.es 8e st ll waters. !n the .een . %o8 an8 o.o# r 4hteo#sF Pra se . :#t when one t#rns to the "or8( the /e l s remo/e8.e n t( an8 h s ser/ants w ll worsh & h m.e an.ehol8 n4 the 4lor. so#l lo/es= ! so#4ht h m( . w ll re 4n . (2 Cor nth ans 3:15-18) Dor now we see n a m rror 8 ml.ear no e/ l( .ree8om.or .e. the "or8 s( there s .or the "or8 %o8 w ll . ts the #&r 4ht. o. (Matthew 5:8) 5ho#t . t . 9ow the "or8 s the 5& r t( an8 where the 5& r t o.orme8 nto the same ma4e . . so#l.rom the "or8 who s the 5& r t.or >o. hea8 w th o l= m.. the "or8( are .e8 . lam& or s#n( . w ll see h s .e the r l 4ht( an8 the. )/en tho#4h ! wal$ thro#4h the /alle.#ll.o# are w th me= . l .e.sal( $) and The Lord=s Ta/le Psalm 23 0he "C'+ !s M.a*e( .? ("#$e 9:62) Day . $nown. the "C'+ .ore/er.a*e.o#n8 h m not.e( an8 ! shall 8well n the ho#se o. shall see %o8. to another. she&her8= ! shall not want.a*e( an8 h s name w ll .#ll. +a/ 8.a*e to .ore/er an8 e/er.( e/en as ! ha/e .le .. (5on4 3:1) . the sha8ow o.e4 nn n4 was the Eor8( an8 the Eor8 was w th %o8( an8 the Eor8 was %o8. 5#rel.( .e n4 trans. (John 1:1) :lesse8 are the &#re n heart( . (1 Cor nth ans 13:12) 9o lon4er w ll there . . the "am. -e restores m.o#r ro8 an8 . whene/er Moses s rea8 a /e l l es o/er the r hearts. 5he&her8 1 Psalm o. %o8. 4oo8ness an8 mer*. w ll nee8 no l 4ht o. 1n8 n 4ht w ll . <o# &re&are a ta. *om. 9ow ! $now n &art= then ! shall $now .orehea8s.#t .ore me n the &resen*e o. 0he.e no more. ('e/elat ons 22:3-5) Jes#s sa 8 to h m( ?9o one who &#ts h s han8 to the &low an8 loo$s . 13:14 ).o# shall n@# re an8 ma$e sear*h an8 as$ 8 l 4entl. (+e#teronom. enem es= . 0he. *#& o/er. 0he "C'+ s m..+ .Cn m.#t then . n 4ht ! so#4ht h m whom m.ollow me all the 8a. n the "C'+( C . m. 8eath( ! w ll .ort me.
or .ore 8o not . an8 .rom wh *h those who ser/e the tent ha/e no r 4ht to eat. n8 rest . . Dor .? (Matthew 11:28-30) :ehol8( ! stan8 at the 8oor an8 $no*$. were &re&ar n4 t( he .rom the *orr#&t on that s n the worl8 . te8 those 8e/ote8 to them.o#. la8en( an8 ! w ll 4 /e . 5& r t.) 1n8 he sa 8( ?Ehat *omes o#t o.e an7 o#s a.ro#4ht nto the hol. le a &erson. !. (Matthew 6:31-34) 0he ne7t 8a.Come to me( all who la. +o not . %o8 s l / n4 an8 a*t /e( shar&er than an. n4( BEhat shall we eatAB or BEhat shall we 8r n$AB or BEhat shall we wearAB Dor the %ent les see$ a..o# not see that whate/er 4oes nto a &erson .rom o#ts 8e *annot 8e.#rne8 o#ts 8e the *am&.ter all these th n4s( an8 .ore/er.rom w th n( o#t o. *e . ('omans 14:16-18) 0here.t( m#r8er( a8#lter. the &eo&le thro#4h h s own .oo8s( wh *h ha/e not . eat n4 an8 8r n$ n4 . throne( as ! also *on@#ere8 an8 sat 8own w th m.? (Mar$ 7:18-23) 5o 8o not let what .. * ent . 0he one who *on@#ers( ! w ll 4rant h m to s t w th me on m..ell nto a tran*e an8 saw the hea/ens o&ene8 an8 someth n4 l $e a 4reat sheet 8es*en8 n4( .rews 13:8-13) Dor the wor8 o.or the 8a. ts . 0a$e m. Dather $nows that . Dather on h s throne.ere8 o#ts 8e the 4ate n or8er to san*t .o#r so#ls. r 4hteo#sness an8 &ea*e an8 >o.ene. the 8 / ne nat#re( ha/ n4 es*a&e8 .o# also w tho#t #n8erstan8 n4A +o .( *o/et n4( w *$e8ness( 8e*e t( sens#al t. . Dor m.o#r *orners #&on the earth. !n t were all $ n8s o. the h 4h &r est as a sa*r . s& r t( o..rews 4:12) Day . .#l 8es re. so#l an8 o. were on the r >o#rne. . . All Food is A&&epta/le Dor the $ n48om o..or an8 are hea/. 5#.e an7 o#s . 8e.o# rest.e s&o$en o. Ee ha/e an altar . two-e84e8 swor8( & er* n4 to the 8 / s on o. :#t see$ .#t wh le the. ?0here.e an7 o#s( sa. eat n4 an8 8r n$ n4 . an8 to8a. (-e.. &la*es .o$e #&on .e n4 let 8own .o#t tomorrow( . n heart( an8 .e*ome &arta$ers o.. .loo8. as e/ l. Dor the $ n48om o.. h m who *alle8 #s to h s own 4lor.rom w th n( an8 the.o#t the s 7th ho#r to &ra. s n. 1ll these e/ l th n4s *ome . an8 e7*ellen*e( . the heart. s ts own tro#. wh *h he has 4rante8 to #s h s &re* o#s an8 /er. a &erson s what 8e.( slan8er( &r 8e( .( an8 m. ('omans 14:17) .( as the.le. 5o Jes#s also s#. an8 a&&roa*h n4 the * t.ear the re&roa*h he en8#re8.ester8a. .o8 es o.#t h s stoma*h( an8 s e7&elle8A? (0h#s he 8e*lare8 all .( Peter went #& on the ho#seto& a.or tomorrow w ll . marrow( an8 8 s*ern n4 the tho#4hts an8 ntent ons o. n the -ol. les h m.or tsel.ore 8o not .or t s 4oo8 .o$e s eas. %o8 an8 h s r 4hteo#sness( an8 all these th n4s w ll . men.#r8en s l 4ht.o# ma. those an mals whose .e an8 4o8l ness( thro#4h the $nowle84e o. man( *ome e/ l tho#4hts( se7#al mmoral t.oo8s *lean.ool shness.o# re4ar8 as 4oo8 .or the heart to . Ehoe/er th#s ser/es Chr st s a**e&ta.s 8 / ne &ower has 4rante8 to #s all th n4s that &erta n to l .e*a#se o. an. (2 Peter 1:3-4) 1n8 he sa 8 to them( ?0hen are . n the -ol. >o nts an8 o.e a88e8 to . /o *e an8 o&ens the 8oor( ! w ll *ome n to h m an8 eat w th h m( an8 he w th me.e*ame h#n4r. an8 wante8 someth n4 to eat( .o#( an8 learn . le h m( s n*e t enters not h s heart . (-e. r 4hteo#sness an8 &ea*e an8 >o.loo8 s . ('e/elat ons 3:2021) Jes#s Chr st s the same .or s n are .ore let #s 4o to h m o#ts 8e the *am& an8 . 0here.( the.o# w ll .#t o.or ! am 4entle an8 lowl. 5& r t.le to %o8 an8 a&&ro/e8 . the heart o.. 1n8 he .. %o8 s not a matter o..o#r hea/enl.rom me( .one hears m. %o8 s not a matter o.. rst the $ n48om o.#t o.e stren4thene8 .o# nee8 them all.( en/.e le8 awa. 4reat &rom ses( so that thro#4h them .. 8 /erse an8 stran4e tea*h n4s( . Dor the . 4ra*e( not .
or ! ha/e ne/er eaten an.oo8 . 1n8 there *ame a /o *e to h m: ?' se( Peter= $ ll an8 eat. no means( "or8= .rom the earth an8 w ne to 4la88en the heart o.rea8 to stren4then manBs heart.? 1n8 the /o *e *ame to h m a4a n a se*on8 t me( ?Ehat %o8 has ma8e *lean( 8o not *all *ommon. man( o l to ma$e h s .orth .r n4 .or the l /esto*$ an8 &lants .? 0h s ha&&ene8 three t mes( an8 the th n4 was ta$en #& at on*e to hea/en.or man to *#lt /ate( that he ma. r8s o. .? :#t Peter sa 8( ?:.an mals an8 re&t les an8 . (1*ts 10:9-16) <o# *a#se the 4rass to 4row .th n4 that s *ommon or #n*lean. (Psalm 104:14-15) .a*e sh ne an8 . the a r.
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