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