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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, September 19th)

2 Thessalonians 1(ESV) Greeting Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: 2Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Thanksgiving 3We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers,[a]as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, September 18th)

1 Thessalonians 5(ESV) The Day of the Lord Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers,a]"[a] you have no need to have anything written to you. 2For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.3While people are saying, "There is peace and security," then sudden destruction will come upon them as labor pains come up...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, September 17th)

1 Thessalonians 4(ESV) A Life Pleasing to God Finally, then, brothers,[a] we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. 2For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus. 3For this is the will of God, your sanctification:[b] that you abst...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, September 14th)

1 Thessalonians 3(ESV) Therefore when we could bear it no longer, we were willing to be left behind at Athens alone, 2and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's coworker[a] in the gospel of Christ, to establish and exhort you in your faith, 3that no one be moved by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined for this. 4For when we were with you, we k...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, September 13th)

1 Thessalonians 2(ESV) Paul's Ministry to the Thessalonians For you yourselves know, brothers,[a] that our coming to you was not in vain. 2But though we had already suffered and been shamefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we had boldness in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in the midst of much conflict. 3For our appeal does not spring from error or imp...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, September 12th)

1 Thessalonians 1(ESV) Greeting Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace. The Thessalonians' Faith and Example 2We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly[a] mentioning you in our prayers, 3remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of l...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, September 11th)

Colossians 4(ESV) Masters, treat your bondservants[a]justly and fairly, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven. Further Instructions 2Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in itwith thanksgiving.3At the same time, pray also for us, that God mayopen to us a door for the word,to declare the mystery of Christ,on account of which I am in prison4that I ma...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, September 10th)

Colossians 3(ESV) Put On the New Self If then you have been raised with Christ, seekthe things that are above, where Christ is,seated at the right hand of God.2Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.3Foryou have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.4When Christwho is your[a]lifeappears, then you also will appear with himin ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, September 7th)

Colossians 2(ESV) For I want you to knowhow great astruggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face,2thattheir hearts may be encouraged, beingknit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge ofGod's mystery, which is Christ,3in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom an...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, September 6th)

Colossians 1(ESV) Greeting Paul,an apostle of Christ Jesusby the will of God, and Timothyour brother, 2To thesaints and faithful brothers[a]in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. Thanksgiving and Prayer 3We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you,4since we heard ofyour faith in Christ Jesus and ofthe...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, September 5th)

Philippians 4(ESV) Therefore, my brothers,[a]whom I love andlong for,my joy andcrown,stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved. Exhortation, Encouragement, and Prayer 2I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche toagree in the Lord.3Yes, I ask you also, true companion,[b]help these women, who have labored[c]side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the re...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, September 4th)

Philippians 3(ESV) Righteousness Through Faith in Christ 3Finally, my brothers,[a]rejoice in the Lord.To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you. 2Look out forthe dogs, look out forthe evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh.3Forwe are the circumcision,who worshipby the Spirit of God[b]andglory in Christ Jesus and put no con...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, September 3rd)

Philippians 2(ESV) Christ's Example of Humility 2So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort fromlove, anyparticipation in the Spirit, anyaffection and sympathy,2complete my joy by beingof the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.3Do nothing fromselfish ambition orconceit, but inhumility count others more significant than ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, August 31st)

Philippians 1(ESV) Greeting 1Paul and Timothy, servants[a]of Christ Jesus, To all thesaints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with theoverseers[b]anddeacons:[c] 2Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Thanksgiving and Prayer 3I thank my Godin all my remembrance of you,4always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer wit...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, August 30th)

Ephesians 6(ESV) Children and Parents 6Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.2"Honor your father and mother" (this is the first commandment with a promise),3"that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land."4Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger,but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Bondserva...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, August 29th)

Ephesians 5(ESV) Walk in Love 5Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.2Andwalk in love,as Christ loved us andgave himself up for us, afragrantoffering and sacrifice to God. 3Butsexual immorality and all impurity or covetousnessmust not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.4Let there beno filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking,which are ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, August 28th)

Ephesians 4(ESV) Unity in the Body of Christ 4I therefore,a prisoner for the Lord, urge you towalk in a manner worthy ofthe calling to which you have been called,2with allhumility andgentleness, withpatience,bearing with one another in love,3eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit inthe bond of peace.4There isone body andone Spiritjust as you were called to the one...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, August 27th)

Ephesians 3(ESV) The Mystery of the Gospel Revealed 3For this reason I, Paul,a prisoner of Christ Jesuson behalf of you Gentiles2assuming that you have heard ofthe stewardship ofGod's grace that was given to me for you,3how the mystery was made known to meby revelation,as I have written briefly.4When you read this, you can perceive my insight intothe mystery of Christ,...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, August 24th)

Ephesians 2(ESV) By Grace Through Faith 2And you weredead in the trespasses and sins2in which you once walked, following the course of this world, followingthe prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work inthe sons of disobedience3among whom we all once lived inthe passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body[a]and the mind, andwere by...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, August 23rd)

Ephesians 1(ESV) Greeting 1Paul,an apostle of Christ Jesusby the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, andare faithful[a]in Christ Jesus: 2Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Spiritual Blessings in Christ 3Blessed bethe God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessingin th...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, August 22nd)

Galatians 6(ESV) Bear One Another's Burdens 6Brothers,a]"[a]if anyone is caught in any transgression,you who are spiritual should restore him ina spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.2Bear one another's burdens, andso fulfillthe law of Christ.3Forif anyone thinks he is something,when he is nothing, he deceives himself.4But let each onet...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, August 21st)

Galatians 5 (ESV) Christ Has Set Us Free For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. 2Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision, Christ will be of no advantage to you. 3I testify again to every man who accepts circumcision that he is obligated to keep the whole law. 4You are severed from Chris...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, August 20th)

Galatians 4 (ESV) Sons and Heirs I mean that the heir, as long as he is a child, is no different from a slave,[a]though he is the owner of everything, 2but he is under guardians and managers until the date set by his father. 3In the same way we also, when we were children, were enslaved to the elementary principles[b] of the world. 4But when the fullness of time had co...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, August 17th)

Galatians 3(ESV) By Faith, or by Works of the Law? O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified. 2Let me ask you only this: Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law or by hearing with faith? 3Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected by[a] the flesh?4Did...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, August 16th)

Galatians 2 (ESV) Paul Accepted by the Apostles Then after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus along with me. 2I went up because of a revelation and set before them (though privately before those who seemed influential) the gospel that I proclaim among the Gentiles, in order to make sure I was not running or had not run in vain.3But ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, August 15th)

Galatians 1(ESV) Greeting Paul, an apostlenot from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead 2and all the brothers[a] who are with me, To the churches of Galatia: 3Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 4who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, August 14th)

2 Corinthians 13(ESV) Final Warnings This is the third time I am coming to you. Every charge must be established by the evidence of two or three witnesses. 2I warned those who sinned before and all the others, and I warn them now while absent, as I did when present on my second visit, that if I come again I will not spare them 3since you seek proof that Christ is speak...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, August 13th)

2 Corinthians 12 (ESV) Paul's Visions and His Thorn I must go on boasting. Though there is nothing to be gained by it, I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord. 2I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heavenwhether in the body or out of the body I do not know, God knows. 3And I know that this man was caught up into paradisew...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, August 10th)

2 Corinthians 11 (ESV) Paul and the False Apostles I wish you would bear with me in a little foolishness. Do bear with me! 2For I feel a divine jealousy for you, since I betrothed you to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ. 3But I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your thoughts will be led astray from a sincere and pure devot...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, August 9th)

2 Corinthians 10(ESV) Paul Defends His Ministry I, Paul, myself entreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of ChristI who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away! 2I beg of you that when I am present I may not have to show boldness with such confidence as I count on showing against some who suspect us of walking according to the flesh....

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, August 8th)

2 Corinthians 9 (ESV) The Collection for Christians in Jerusalem Now it is superfluous for me to write to you about the ministry for the saints,2for I know your readiness, of which I boast about you to the people of Macedonia, saying that Achaia has been ready since last year. And your zeal has stirred up most of them. 3But I am sending[a] the brothers so that our boas...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, August 7th)

2 Corinthians 8 (ESV) Encouragement to Give Generously We want you to know, brothers,[a] about the grace of God that has been given among the churches of Macedonia, 2for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part. 3For they gave according to their means, as I can testify, and ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, August 6th)

2 Corinthians 7 (ESV) Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body[a] and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God. Paul's Joy 2Make room in your hearts[b] for us. We have wronged no one, we have corrupted no one, we have taken advantage of no one. 3I do not say this to condemn you, for I said before t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, August 3rd)

2 Corinthians 6 (ESV) Working together with him, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain. 2For he says, "In a favorable time I listened to you,and in a day of salvation I have helped you." Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation. 3We put no obstacle in anyone's way, so that no fault may be found with our minist...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, August 2nd)

2 Corinthians 5 (ESV) Our Heavenly Dwelling For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. 2For in this tent we groan, longing to put on our heavenly dwelling, 3if indeed by putting it on[a] we may not be found naked. 4For while we are still in this tent, we groan, be...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, August 1st)

2 Corinthians 4 (ESV) The Light of the Gospel Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God,[a] we do not lose heart.2But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice[b]cunning or to tamper with God's word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone's conscience in the sight of God. 3And even if our gos...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, July 31st)

2 Corinthians 3 (ESV) Ministers of the New Covenant Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some do, letters of recommendation to you, or from you? 2You yourselves are our letter of recommendation, written on our[a] hearts, to be known and read by all. 3And you show that you are a letter from Christ delivered by us, written not with ink but with ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, July 30th)

2 Corinthians 2(ESV) For I made up my mind not to make another painful visit to you. 2For if I cause you pain, who is there to make me glad but the one whom I have pained? 3And I wrote as I did, so that when I came I might not suffer pain from those who should have made me rejoice, for I felt sure of all of you, that my joy would be the joy of you all. 4For I wrote to y...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, July 27th)

2 Corinthians 1 (ESV) Greeting Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the church of God that is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in the whole of Achaia: 2Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. God of All Comfort 3Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of merc...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, July 26th)

1 Corinthians 16 (ESV) The Collection for the Saints Now concerning[a] the collection for the saints: as I directed the churches of Galatia, so you also are to do. 2On the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as he may prosper, so that there will be no collecting when I come. 3And when I arrive, I will send those whom you accr...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, July 25th)

1 Corinthians 15 (ESV) The Resurrection of Christ Now I would remind you, brothers,[a] of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, 2and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to youunless you believed in vain. 3For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins i...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, July 24th)

1 Corinthians 14(ESV) Prophecy and Tongues Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy. 2For one who speaks in a tongue speaks not to men but to God; for no one understands him, but he utters mysteries in the Spirit. 3On the other hand, the one who prophesies speaks to people for their upbuilding and encouragement and consola...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, July 23rd)

1 Corinthians 13 (ESV) The Way of Love If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. 3If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, July 20th)

1 Corinthians 12 (ESV) Spiritual Gifts Now concerning[a] spiritual gifts,[b] brothers,[c] I do not want you to be uninformed. 2You know that when you were pagans you were led astray to mute idols, however you were led. 3Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says "Jesus is accursed!" and no one can say "Jesus is Lord" except i...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, July 19th)

1 Corinthians 11(ESV) Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ. Head Coverings 2Now I commend you because you remember me in everything and maintain the traditions even as I delivered them to you. 3But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wifea]"[a] is her husband,b]"[b] and the head of Christ is God. 4Every man who prays or prophe...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, July 18th)

1 Corinthians 10(ESV) Warning Against Idolatry For I do not want you to be unaware, brothers,[a] that our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, 2and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, 3and all ate the same spiritual food, 4and all drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank from the spiritual Rock that followed them...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, July 17th)

1 Corinthians 9 (ESV) Paul Surrenders His Rights Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are not you my workmanship in the Lord? 2If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you, for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord. 3This is my defense to those who would examine me. 4Do we not have the right to eat and drink? 5Do we ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, July 16th)

1 Corinthians 8 (ESV) Food Offered to Idols Now concerning[a] food offered to idols: we know that "all of us possess knowledge." This "knowledge" puffs up, but love builds up. 2If anyone imagines that he knows something, he does not yet know as he ought to know. 3But if anyone loves God, he is known by God.[b] 4Therefore, as to the eating of food offered to idols, we ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, July 13th)

1 Corinthians 7 (ESV) Principles for Marriage Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: "It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman." 2But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband. 3The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her hus...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, July 12th)

1 Corinthians 6 (ESV) Lawsuits Against Believers When one of you has a grievance against another, does he dare go to law before the unrighteous instead of the saints? 2Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are you incompetent to try trivial cases? 3Do you not know that we are to judge angels? How much more, ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, July 11th)

1 Corinthians 5(ESV) Sexual Immorality Defiles the Church It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father's wife. 2And you are arrogant! Ought you not rather to mourn? Let him who has done this be removed from among you. 3For though absent in body, I am present in spir...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, July 10th)

1 Corinthians 4 (ESV) The Ministry of Apostles This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. 2Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found faithful.3But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you or by any human court. In fact, I do not even judge myself. 4For I am not aware of anything aga...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, July 9th)

1 Corinthians 3 (ESV) Divisions in the Church But I, brothers,[a] could not address you as spiritual people, but as people of the flesh, as infants in Christ. 2I fed you with milk, not solid food, for you were not ready for it. And even now you are not yet ready, 3for you are still of the flesh. For while there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not of the flesh...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, July 6th)

1 Corinthians 2(ESV) Proclaiming Christ Crucified And I, when I came to you, brothers,[a] did not come proclaiming to you the testimony[b] of God with lofty speech or wisdom. 2For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. 3And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, 4and my speech and my message were not in plausible ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, July 5th)

1 Corinthians 1(ESV) Greeting Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes, 2To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours: 3Grace to you and peace from God ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, July 4th)

Romans 16(ESV) Personal Greetings I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant[a] of the church at Cenchreae,2that you may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints, and help her in whatever she may need from you, for she has been a patron of many and of myself as well. 3Greet Prisca and Aquila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus, 4who risked their necks f...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, July 3rd)

Romans 15 (ESV) The Example of Christ We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. 2Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up. 3For Christ did not please himself, but as it is written, "The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me." 4For whatever was written in former days was w...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, July 2nd)

Romans 14 (ESV) Do Not Pass Judgment on One Another As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. 2One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. 3Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and let not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one who eats, for God has welcomed him....

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, June 29th)

Romans 13 (ESV) Submission to the Authorities Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.2Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. 3For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, June 28th)

Romans 12(ESV) A Living Sacrifice I appeal to you therefore, brothers,[a] by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.[b] 2Do not be conformed to this world,[c] but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acc...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, June 27th)

Romans 11 (ESV) The Remnant of Israel I ask, then, has God rejected his people? By no means! For I myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham,[a] a member of the tribe of Benjamin. 2God has not rejected his people whom he foreknew. Do you not know what the Scripture says of Elijah, how he appeals to God against Israel? 3"Lord, they have killed your prophets, they ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, June 26th)

Romans 10 (ESV) Brothers,[a] my heart's desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved. 2For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. 3For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God's righteousness. 4For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, June 25th)

Romans 9 (ESV) God's Sovereign Choice I am speaking the truth in ChristI am not lying; my conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit 2that I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. 3For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers,[a] my kinsmen according to the flesh. 4They are Israelites, and to them be...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, June 22nd)

Romans 8 English Standard Version (ESV) Life in the Spirit 8There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.[a]2For the law of the Spirit of life has set you[b] free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. 3For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for s...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, June 21st)

Romans 7 (ESV) Released from the Law Or do you not know, brothers[a]for I am speaking to those who know the lawthat the law is binding on a person only as long as he lives? 2For a married woman is bound by law to her husband while he lives, but if her husband dies she is released from the law of marriage.[b] 3Accordingly, she will be called an adulteress if she lives w...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, June 20th)

Romans 6(ESV) Dead to Sin, Alive to God What shall we say then?Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound?2By no means! How canwe who died to sin still live in it?3Do you not know that all of uswho have been baptizedinto Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?4We wereburied therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just asChrist was raised from t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, June 19th)

Romans 5 (ESV) Peace with God Through Faith Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we[a] have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. 2Through him we have also obtained access by faith[b] into this grace in which we stand, and we[c] rejoice[d] in hope of the glory of God. 3Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produc...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, June 18th)

Romans 4 (ESV) Abraham Justified by Faith What then shall we say was gained by Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh? 2For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. 3For what does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness." 4Now to the one who works, his wages are not co...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, June 15th)

Romans 3 (ESV) God's Righteousness Upheld Then what advantage has the Jew? Or what is the value of circumcision?2Much in every way. To begin with, the Jews were entrusted with the oracles of God. 3What if some were unfaithful? Does their faithlessness nullify the faithfulness of God? 4By no means! Let God be true though every one were a liar, as it is written, "...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, June 14th)

Romans 2 (ESV) God's Righteous Judgment Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things. 2We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things. 3Do you suppose, O manyou who judge those who practice such things a...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, June 13th)

Romans 1(ESV) Greeting Paul, a servant[a] of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, 2which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures, 3concerning his Son, who was descended from David[b] according to the flesh 4and was declared to be the Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrecti...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, June 12th)

Acts 28 English Standard Version (ESV) Paul on Malta 28After we were brought safely through, we then learned that the island was called Malta. 2The native peoplea]"[a] showed us unusual kindness, for they kindled a fire and welcomed us all, because it had begun to rain and was cold. 3When Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and put them on the fire, a viper came out b...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, June 11th)

Acts 27 English Standard Version (ESV) Paul Sails for Rome And when it was decided that we should sail for Italy, they delivered Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion of the Augustan Cohort named Julius. 2And embarking in a ship of Adramyttium, which was about to sail to the ports along the coast of Asia, we put to sea, accompanied by Aristarchus, a Macedonian...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, June 8th)

Acts 26 English Standard Version (ESV) Paul's Defense Before Agrippa So Agrippa said to Paul, "You have permission to speak for yourself." Then Paul stretched out his hand and made his defense: 2"I consider myself fortunate that it is before you, King Agrippa, I am going to make my defense today against all the accusations of the Jews, 3especially because you are fa...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, June 7th)

Acts 25 English Standard Version (ESV) Paul Appeals to Caesar Now three days after Festus had arrived in the province, he went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea. 2And the chief priests and the principal men of the Jews laid out their case against Paul, and they urged him, 3asking as a favor against Paul[a] that he summon him to Jerusalembecause they were planning an ambu...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, June 6th)

Acts 24 English Standard Version (ESV) Paul Before Felix at Caesarea And after five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and a spokesman, one Tertullus. They laid before the governor their case against Paul.2And when he had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying: "Since through you we enjoy much peace, and since by your foresight, mo...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, June 5th)

Acts 23(ESV) And looking intently at the council, Paul said, "Brothers,I have lived my life before God in all good conscience up to this day."2And the high priestAnanias commanded those who stood by himto strike him on the mouth.3Then Paul said to him, "God is going to strike you, youwhitewashedwall! Are you sitting to judge me according to the law, and yetcontrary to t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, June 4th)

Acts 22 English Standard Version (ESV) "Brothers and fathers, hear the defense that I now make before you." 2And when they heard that he was addressing them in the Hebrew language,a]"[a]they became even more quiet. And he said: 3"I am a Jew, born in Tarsus in Cilicia, but brought up in this city, educated at the feet of Gamalielb]"[b] according to the strict manner ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, June 1st)

Acts 21 English Standard Version (ESV) Paul Goes to Jerusalem And when we had parted from them and set sail, we came by a straight course to Cos, and the next day to Rhodes, and from there to Patara.a]"[a] 2And having found a ship crossing to Phoenicia, we went aboard and set sail. 3When we had come in sight of Cyprus, leaving it on the left we sailed to Syria and ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, May 31st)

Acts 20 English Standard Version (ESV) Paul in Macedonia and Greece After the uproar ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and after encouraging them, he said farewell and departed for Macedonia. 2When he had gone through those regions and had given them much encouragement, he came to Greece.3There he spent three months, and when a plot was made against him by the J...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, May 30th)

Acts 19 English Standard Version (ESV) Paul in Ephesus 19And it happened that while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul passed through the inland[a] country and came to Ephesus. There he found some disciples. 2And he said to them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" And they said, "No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit." 3And he said, "Into...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, May 29th)

Acts 18 English Standard Version (ESV) Paul in Corinth After this Paul[a] left Athens and went to Corinth. 2And he found a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had commanded all the Jews to leave Rome. And he went to see them,3and because he was of the same trade he stayed with them and worked, for t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, May 28th)

Acts 17 English Standard Version (ESV) Paul and Silas in Thessalonica 17Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews. 2And Paul went in, as was his custom, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures, 3explaining and proving that it was necessary for the Christ to...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, May 25th)

Acts 16 English Standard Version (ESV) Timothy Joins Paul and Silas 16Paula]"[a] came also to Derbe and to Lystra. A disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek. 2He was well spoken of by the brothersb]"[b] at Lystra and Iconium. 3Paul wanted Timothy to accompany him, and he took him and circumcised him ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, May 24th)

Acts 15 English Standard Version (ESV) The Jerusalem Council 15But some men came down from Judea and were teaching the brothers, "Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved." 2And after Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and debate with them, Paul and Barnabas and some of the others were appointed to go up to Jerusalem to ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, May 23rd)

Acts 14 English Standard Version (ESV) Paul and Barnabas at Iconium 14Now at Iconium they entered together into the Jewish synagogue and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks believed. 2But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers.a]"[a] 3So they remained for a long time, speaking boldly for ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, May 22nd)

Acts 13(ESV) Barnabas and Saul Sent Off Now there were in the church at Antiochprophets andteachers,Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger,a]"[a]Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a lifelong friend ofHerod the tetrarch, and Saul.2While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting,the Holy Spirit said,"Set apart for me Barnabas and Saulfor the work to which I have called them."3Then ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, May 21st)

Acts 12 English Standard Version (ESV) James Killed and Peter Imprisoned About that time Herod the king laid violent hands on some who belonged to the church. 2He killed James the brother of John with the sword, 3and when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also. This was during the days of Unleavened Bread. 4And when he had seized him, he p...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, May 18th)

Acts 11 English Standard Version (ESV) Peter Reports to the Church 11Now the apostles and the brothers[a] who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. 2So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcision party[b] criticized him, saying, 3"You went to uncircumcised men and ate with them." 4But Peter began and explained it to ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, May 17th)

Acts 10 English Standard Version (ESV) Peter and Cornelius 10At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of what was known as the Italian Cohort, 2a devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God.3About the ninth hour of the day[a] he saw clearly in a vision an angel of God come in and ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, May 16th)

Acts 9 English Standard Version (ESV) The Conversion of Saul 9But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest 2and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem. 3Now as he went on his way, he approached Dam...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, May 15th)

Acts 8 (ESV) Saul Ravages the Church And Saul approved of his execution. And there arose on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. 2Devout men buried Stephen and made great lamentation over him.3But Saul was ravaging the church, and entering house aft...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, May 14th)

Acts 7(ESV) Stephen's Speech And the high priest said, "Are these things so?"2And Stephen said: "Brothers and fathers, hear me.The Godof glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia,before he lived in Haran,3and said to him,'Go out from your land and from your kindred and go into the land that I will show you.'4Then he went out from the land of th...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, May 11th)

Acts 6(ESV) Seven Chosen to Serve Now in these dayswhen the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists[a]arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected inthe daily distribution.2And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, "It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, May 10th)

Acts 5(ESV) Ananias and Sapphira But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property,2and with his wife's knowledgehe kept back for himself some of the proceeds and brought only a part of it andlaid it at the apostles' feet.3But Peter said, "Ananias, why hasSatan filled your heart to lieto the Holy Spirit andto keep back for yourself part of the p...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, May 9th)

Acts 4(ESV) Peter and John Before the Council And as they were speaking to the people, the priests andthe captain of the temple andthe Sadducees came upon them,2greatly annoyed because they were teaching the people and proclaimingin Jesus the resurrection from the dead.3And they arrested them andput them in custody until the next day, for it was already evening.4But ma...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, May 8th)

Acts 3(ESV) The Lame Beggar Healed Now Peter and John weregoing up to the temple atthe hour of prayer,the ninth hour.[a]2And a manlame from birth was being carried,whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple that is called the Beautiful Gateto ask alms of those entering the temple.3Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked to receive alms.4And Pete...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, May 7th)

Acts 2(ESV) The Coming of the Holy Spirit Whenthe day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place.2And suddenly there came from heaven a sound likea mighty rushing wind, andit filled the entire house where they were sitting.3And divided tonguesas of fire appeared to them and rested[a]on each one of them.4And they were allfilled with the Holy Spirit and ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, May 4th)

Acts 1(ESV) The Promise of the Holy Spirit In the first book, OTheophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus beganto do and teach,2until the day whenhe was taken up, after hehad given commandsthrough the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen.3He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and speakin...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, May 3rd)

John 21(ESV) Jesus Appears to Seven Disciples 21After this Jesusrevealed himselfagain to the disciples bythe Sea of Tiberias, and he revealed himself in this way.2Simon Peter,Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael ofCana in Galilee,the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together.3Simon Peter said to them, "I am going fishing." They said to him, "We wi...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, May 2nd)

John 20(ESV) The Resurrection 20Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw thatthe stone had been taken away from the tomb.2So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple,the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, "They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, andwe do not know where they have laid h...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, May 1st)

John 19(ESV) Jesus Delivered to Be Crucified Then Pilate took Jesus andflogged him.2And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head and arrayed him in a purple robe.3They came up to him, saying, "Hail, King of the Jews!" and struck him with their hands.4Pilate went out again and said to them, "See, I am bringing him out to you that you may kn...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, April 30th)

John 18(ESV) Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus 18When Jesus had spoken these words,he went out with his disciples acrossthe brook Kidron, where there was a garden, which he and his disciples entered.2Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knewthe place, forJesus often met there with his disciples.3So Judas, having procured a band of soldiers and some officers from the chief pr...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, April 27th)

John 17(ESV) The High Priestly Prayer 17When Jesus had spoken these words,he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said,"Father,the hour has come;glorify your Son that the Son mayglorify you,2sinceyou have given him authority over all flesh,to give eternal life to allwhom you have given him.3And this is eternal life,that they know you,the onlytrue God, andJesus Christ wh...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, April 26th)

John 16(ESV) 16"I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away.2They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed,the hour is coming whenwhoever kills you will think he is offering service to God.3And they will do these thingsbecause they have not known the Father, nor me.4ButI have said these things to you, that whentheir hour comes you may remember ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, April 25th)

John 15(ESV) I Am the True Vine 15"I am thetrue vine, and my Father isthe vinedresser.2Every branch in me that does not bear fruithe takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes,that it may bear more fruit.3Alreadyyou are cleanbecause of the word that I have spoken to you.4Abidein me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, April 24th)

John 14(ESV) I Am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life 14"Let not your hearts be troubled.Believe in God;[a]believe also in me.2Inmy Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you thatI go to prepare a place for you?[b]3And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take youto myself, thatwhere I am you may be also.4And...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, April 23rd)

John 13(ESV) Jesus Washes the Disciples' Feet Nowbeforethe Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew thathis hour had cometo depart out of this world to the Father,having lovedhis own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.2During supper, whenthe devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him,3Jesus, knowingthat the Father...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, April 20th)

John 12(ESV) Mary Anoints Jesus at Bethany Six days beforethe Passover,Jesus therefore came to Bethany,where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead.2So they gave a dinner for him there.Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those reclining with him at table.3Mary therefore took a pound[a]of expensive ointment made from pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jes...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, April 19th)

John 11English Standard Version (ESV) The Death of Lazarus Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village ofMary and her sister Martha.2It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill.3So the sisters sent to him, saying, "Lord,he whom you love is ill."4But when Jesus heard it he said,"This ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, April 18th)

John 10(ESV) I Am the Good Shepherd 10"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber.2But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.3To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.4When he has brought ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, April 17th)

John 9(ESV) Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth.2And his disciples asked him,"Rabbi,who sinned,this man orhis parents, that he was born blind?"3Jesus answered,"It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, butthat the works of God might be displayed in him.4We mustwork the works of him who sent mewhile it is day; night is co...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, April 16th)

John 8(ESV) 1but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives.2Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, andhe sat down and taught them.3The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst4they said to him, "Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery.5Nowin the Law, Moses co...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, April 13th)

John 7(ESV) Jesus at the Feast of Booths After this Jesus went about in Galilee. He would not go about in Judea, becausethe Jews[a]were seeking to kill him.2Nowthe Jews' Feast ofBooths was at hand.3So his brothers[b]said to him, "Leave here and go to Judea, that your disciples also may see the works you are doing.4For no one works in secret if he seeks to be known open...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, April 12th)

John 6(ESV) Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand After thisJesus went away to the other side ofthe Sea of Galilee, which isthe Sea of Tiberias.2And a large crowd was following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing on the sick.3Jesus went up onthe mountain, and there he sat down with his disciples.4Nowthe Passover, thefeast of the Jews, was at hand.5Lifting up his ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, April 11th)

John 5(ESV) The Healing at the Pool on the Sabbath After this there was afeast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 2Now there is in Jerusalem bythe Sheep Gate a pool, in Aramaic[a]called Bethesda,[b]which has five roofed colonnades.3In these lay a multitude of invalidsblind, lame, andparalyzed.[c]5One man was there who had been an invalid for thirty-eight yea...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, April 10th)

John 4(ESV) Jesus and the Woman of Samaria Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making andbaptizing more disciples than John2(although Jesus himself did not baptize, but only his disciples),3he left Judea and departedagain for Galilee.4And he had to pass through Samaria.5So he came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the fieldthat J...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, April 9th)

John 3(ESV) You Must Be Born Again Now there was a man of the Pharisees namedNicodemus,a ruler of the Jews.2This man came to Jesusa]"[a]by night and said to him,"Rabbi,we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you dounless God is with him."3Jesus answered him,"Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one isbornagainb]"[b]he cannotsee th...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, April 6th)

John 2(ESV) The Wedding at Cana Onthe third day there was a wedding atCana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.2Jesus also was invited to the wedding withhis disciples.3When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him, "They have no wine."4And Jesus said to her,"Woman,what does this have to do with me?My hour has not yet come."5His mother said to the se...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, April 5th)

John 1(ESV) The Word Became Flesh In the beginning wasthe Word, andthe Word was with God, andthe Word was God.2He was in the beginning with God.3All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.4In him was life,[a]andthe life was the light of men.5The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. 6There was a...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, April 4th)

Luke 24(ESV) The Resurrection But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb,taking the spices they had prepared.2And they foundthe stone rolled away from the tomb,3but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.4While they were perplexed about this, behold,twomen stood by them in dazzling apparel.5And as they werefrightened ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, April 4th)

Luke 24(ESV) The Resurrection But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb,taking the spices they had prepared.2And they foundthe stone rolled away from the tomb,3but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.4While they were perplexed about this, behold,twomen stood by them in dazzling apparel.5And as they werefrightened ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, April 3rd)

Luke 23(ESV) Jesus Before Pilate Then the whole company of them arose and brought him before Pilate.2And they began to accuse him, saying, "We found this manmisleading our nation andforbidding us to give tribute toCaesar, and saying that he himself is Christ,a king."3And Pilate asked him,"Are you the King of the Jews?" And he answered him,"You have said so."4Then Pilat...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, April 2nd)

Luke 22(ESV) The Plot to Kill Jesus Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread drew near, which is calledthe Passover.2And the chief priests and the scribeswere seeking how to put him to death, for they feared the people. Judas to Betray Jesus 3ThenSatan entered intoJudas called Iscariot, who was of the number of the twelve.4He went away and conferred with the chief priests a...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, March 30th)

Luke 21(ESV) The Widow's Offering Jesus[a]looked up and saw the richputting their gifts intothe offering box,2and he saw a poor widow put in twosmall copper coins.[b]3And he said,"Truly, I tell you,this poor widow has put in more than all of them.4For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of herpoverty put in allshe had to live on." Jesus Foretells ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, March 29th)

Luke 20(ESV) The Authority of Jesus Challenged One day,as Jesus[a]was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel,the chief priests and the scribes with the elders came up2and said to him, "Tell usby what authority you do these things, or who it is that gave you this authority."3He answered them,"I also will ask you a question. Now tell me,4was the bapti...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, March 28th)

Luke 19(ESV) Jesus and Zacchaeus He entered Jericho and was passing through.2And behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector and was rich.3Andhe was seeking to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was small in stature.4So he ran on ahead and climbed up intoa sycamore tree to see him, for he was about to pas...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, March 27th)

Luke 18(ESV) The Parable of the Persistent Widow And he told them a parable to the effect that they oughtalways to pray and notlose heart.2He said,"In a certain city there was a judge whoneither feared God nor respected man.3And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, 'Give me justice against my adversary.'4For a while he refused, but afterw...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, March 26th)

Luke 17(ESV) Temptations to Sin And he said to his disciples,"Temptations to sin[a]aresure to come, butwoe to the one through whom they come!2It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin.[b]3Pay attention to yourselves!If your brother sins,rebuke him, and if...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, March 23rd)

Luke 16(ESV) The Parable of the Dishonest Manager He also said to the disciples,"There was a rich man who hada manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his possessions.2And he called him and said to him, 'What is this that I hear about you? Turn in the account of yourmanagement, for you can no longer be manager.'3And the manager said to hims...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, March 22nd)

Luke 15(ESV) The Parable of the Lost Sheep Nowthe tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him.2And the Pharisees and the scribesgrumbled, saying,"This man receives sinners andeats with them." 3So he told them this parable:4"What man of you, having a hundred sheep,if he has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-ninein the open country, andgo af...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, March 21st)

Luke 14(ESV) Healing of a Man on the Sabbath One Sabbath,when he went to dine at the house of a ruler of the Pharisees, they werewatching him carefully.2And behold, there was a man before him who had dropsy.3And Jesus responded tothe lawyers and Pharisees, saying,"Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?"4But they remained silent. Then he took him and healed him ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, March 20th)

Luke 13(ESV) Repent or Perish There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose bloodPilate had mingled with their sacrifices.2And he answered them,"Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered in this way?3No, I tell you; but unless yourepent, you will all likewise perish.4Or ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, March 19th)

Luke 12(ESV) Beware of the Leaven of the Pharisees In the meantime,when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first,"Beware ofthe leaven of the Pharisees,which is hypocrisy.2Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.3Therefore whatever you have...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, March 16th)

Luke 11(ESV) The Lord's Prayer Now Jesus[a]was praying in a certain place, and when he finished, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray,as John taught his disciples."2And he said to them,"When you pray, say: "Father,hallowed beyour name.Your kingdom come.3Give useach day our daily bread,[b]4andforgive us our sins,for we ourselves forgive everyone ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, March 15th)

Luke 10(ESV) Jesus Sends Out the Seventy-Two After this the Lord appointedseventy-two[a]others andsent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town and place where he himself was about to go.2And he said to them,"The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few.Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.3Go your way...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, March 14th)

Luke 9(ESV) Jesus Sends Out the Twelve Apostles And he called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases,2and he sent them out toproclaim the kingdom of God and to heal.3And he said to them,"Take nothing for your journey,no staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not have two tunics.[a]4And whatever house you enter, ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, March 13th)

Luke 8(ESV) Women Accompanying Jesus Soon afterward he went onthrough cities and villages, proclaiming andbringing the good news of the kingdom of God. And the twelve were with him,2and alsosome women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities:Mary, called Magdalene,from whom seven demons had gone out,3andJoanna, the wife of Chuza, Herod's household manager,...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, March 12th)

Luke 7(ESV) Jesus Heals a Centurion's Servant After he had finished all his sayings in the hearing of the people,he entered Capernaum.2Now a centurion had a servant[a]who was sick and at the point of death, who was highly valued by him.3When the centurion[b]heard about Jesus,he sent to him elders of the Jews, asking him to come and heal his servant.4And when they came ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, March 9th)

Luke 6(ESV) Jesus Is Lord of the Sabbath On a Sabbath,[a]while he was going through the grainfields, his disciplesplucked and ate some heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands.2But some of the Pharisees said,"Why are you doingwhat is not lawful to do on the Sabbath?"3And Jesus answered them,"Have you not readwhat David did when he was hungry, he and those who were...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, March 8th)

Luke 5(ESV) Jesus Calls the First Disciples On one occasion, while the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, he was standing bythe lake of Gennesaret,2and he saw two boats by the lake, but the fishermen had gone out of them and werewashing their nets.3Getting into one of the boats, which was Simon's, he asked him to put out a little from the land. Andhe...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, March 7th)

Luke 4(ESV) The Temptation of Jesus And Jesus,full of the Holy Spirit,returned from the Jordan and was ledby the Spirit in the wilderness2forforty days,being tempted by the devil.And he ate nothing during those days. And when they were ended,he was hungry.3The devil said to him, "If you arethe Son of God, commandthis stone to become bread."4And Jesus answered him,"It...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, March 6th)

Luke 3 (ESV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene, 2 during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John the s...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, March 5th)

Luke 2(ESV) The Birth of Jesus Christ In those daysa decree went out fromCaesar Augustus that all the world should beregistered.2This was the firstregistration when[a]Quiriniuswas governor of Syria.3And all went to be registered, each to his own town.4And Joseph also went upfrom Galilee, from the town ofNazareth, to Judea, tothe city of David, which is calledBethlehem,...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, March 2nd)

Luke 1(ESV) Dedication to Theophilus Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things thathave been accomplished among us,2just as those whofrom the beginning wereeyewitnesses andministers ofthe wordhave delivered them to us,3it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to writean orderly account for you,most ex...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, March 1st)

Mark 16(ESV) The Resurrection When the Sabbath was past,Mary Magdalene,Mary the mother of James, andSalomebought spices, so that they might go and anoint him.2And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb.3And they were saying to one another, "Who will roll awaythe stone for us from the entrance of the tomb?"4And looking up,...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, February 28th)

Mark 15(ESV) Jesus Delivered to Pilate And as soon as it was morning, the chief priestsheld a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council. Andthey bound Jesus andled him away anddelivered him over toPilate.2And Pilate asked him,"Are you the King of the Jews?" And he answered him,"You have said so."3And the chief priests accused him of many things.4An...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, February 27th)

Mark 14(ESV) The Plot to Kill Jesus It was now two days beforethe Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribeswere seeking how to arrest him by stealth and kill him,2for they said, "Not during the feast,lest there be an uproar from the people." Jesus Anointed at Bethany 3And while he was atBethany in the house of Simon the leper,[...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, February 26th)

Mark 13(ESV) Jesus Foretells Destruction of the Temple And as he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, "Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!"2And Jesus said to him,"Do you see these great buildings?There will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down." Signs of the End of the Age 3And as he ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, February 23rd)

Mark 12(ESV) The Parable of the Tenants And he began to speak to them in parables."A man planteda vineyardand put a fence around it and dug a pit for the winepress and built a tower, andleased it to tenants andwent into another country.2When the season came, he sent a servant[a]to the tenants to get from them some of the fruit of the vineyard.3And they took him and bea...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, February 22nd)

Mark 11(ESV) The Triumphal Entry Now when they drew near to Jerusalem, toBethphage and Bethany, atthe Mount of Olives, Jesusa]"[a]senttwo of his disciples2and said to them,"Go into the village in front of you, and immediately as you enter it you will find a colt tied,on which no one has ever sat. Untie it and bring it.3If anyone says to you, 'Why are you doing this?' s...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, February 21st)

Mark 10(ESV) Teaching About Divorce And he left there and wentto the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan, and crowds gathered to him again. And again, as was his custom, he taught them. 2And Pharisees came up and in orderto test him asked,"Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"3He answered them,"What did Moses command you?"4They said,"Moses allowed a man to wr...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, February 20th)

Mark 9(ESV) And he said to them,"Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will nottaste deathuntil they see the kingdom of God after it has comewith power." The Transfiguration 2And after six days Jesus took with himPeter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he wastransfigured before them,3andhis clothes became radiant,...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, February 19th)

Mark 8(ESV) Jesus Feeds the Four Thousand In those days, when again a great crowd had gathered, and they had nothing to eat, he called his disciples to him and said to them,2"I have compassion on the crowd, because they have been with me now three days and have nothing to eat.3And if I send them away hungry to their homes, they will faint on the way. And some of them h...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, February 16th)

Mark 7(ESV) Traditions and Commandments Now when the Pharisees gathered to him, with some of the scribeswho had come from Jerusalem,2they saw that some of his disciples ate with hands that weredefiled, that is, unwashed.3(For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they wash their hands properly,[a]holding tothe tradition ofthe elders,4and when they come from ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, February 15th)

Mark 6(ESV) Jesus Rejected at Nazareth He went away from there and came tohis hometown, and his disciples followed him.2Andon the Sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, andmany who heard him were astonished, saying, "Where did this man get these things? What is the wisdom given to him? How are such mighty works done by his hands?3Is not thisthe carpenter, the son ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, February 14th)

Mark 5(ESV) Jesus Heals a Man with a Demon They came to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gerasenes.[a]2And when Jesus[b]had stepped out of the boat, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit.3He lived among the tombs. And no one could bind him anymore, not even with a chain,4for he had often been bound with shackles and cha...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, February 13th)

Mark 4(ESV) The Parable of the Sower 4Againhe began to teach beside the sea. And a very large crowd gathered about him,so that he got into a boat and sat in it on the sea, and the whole crowd was beside the sea on the land.2Andhe was teaching them many things in parables, and in his teaching he said to them:3"Listen! Behold,a sower went out to sow.4And as he sowed, som...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, February 12th)

Mark 3(ESV) A Man with a Withered Hand Againhe entered the synagogue, and a man was there with a withered hand.2Andthey watched Jesus,[a]to see whether he would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse him.3And he said to the man with the withered hand,"Come here."4And he said to them,"Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do harm, to save life or to k...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, February 9th)

Mark 2(ESV) Jesus Heals a Paralytic And when he returned toCapernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home.2And many were gathered together, so that there was no more room, not even at the door. And he was preaching the word to them.3And they came, bringing to him a paralytic carried by four men.4And when they could not get near him because of the crow...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, February 8th)

Mark 1(ESV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ,the Son of God.[a] 2As it is written in Isaiah the prophet,[b] "Behold, I send my messenger before your face,who will prepare your way,3the voice of one crying in the wilderness:'Prepare[c]the way of the Lord,make his paths straight,'" 4John appeared, baptizing inthe wilder...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, February 7th)

Matthew 28(ESV) The Resurrection Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene andthe other Mary went to see the tomb.2And behold, there was a great earthquake, foran angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it.3His appearance was like lightning, andhis clothing white as snow.4And for fe...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, February 6th)

Matthew 27(ESV) Jesus Delivered to Pilate When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the peopletook counsel against Jesus to put him to death.2And they bound him andled him away anddelivered him over toPilate the governor. Judas Hangs Himself 3Then whenJudas, his betrayer, saw that Jesus[a]was condemned,he changed his mind and brought backthe thirty p...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, February 5th)

Matthew 26(ESV) The Plot to Kill Jesus When Jesus had finished all these sayings, he said to his disciples,2"You know that after two daysthe Passover is coming, andthe Son of Manwill be delivered up to be crucified." 3Then the chief priests and the elders of the people gathered inthe palace of the high priest, whose name wasCaiaphas,4and plotted together in order to a...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, February 2nd)

Matthew 25(ESV) The Parable of the Ten Virgins "Then the kingdom of heaven will be liketen virgins who took their lamps[a]and went to meetthe bridegroom.[b]2Five of them were foolish, and five werewise.3For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them,4but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps.5As the bridegroomwas delayed, they all became drows...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, February 1st)

Matthew 24(ESV) Jesus Foretells Destruction of the Temple Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple.2But he answered them,"You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you,there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down." Signs of the End of the Age 3As he sat on...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, January 31st)

Matthew 23(ESV) Seven Woes to the Scribes and Pharisees Then Jesussaid to the crowds and to his disciples,2"The scribes and the Phariseessit on Moses' seat,3so do and observe whatever they tell you,but not the works they do.For they preach, but do not practice.4They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear,[a]and lay them on people's shoulders, but they themselves are not wi...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, January 30th)

Matthew 22(ESV) The Parable of the Wedding Feast And again Jesusspoke to them in parables, saying,2"The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gavea wedding feast for his son,3andsent his servants[a]to call those who were invited to the wedding feast, but they would not come.4Again he sent other servants, saying, 'Tell those who are invited, "See, I have prepa...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, January 29th)

Matthew 21(ESV) The Triumphal Entry Now when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, tothe Mount of Olives, then Jesussent two disciples,2saying to them,"Go into the village in front of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them to me.3If anyone says anything to you, you shall say, 'The Lord needs them,...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, January 26th)

Matthew 20(ESV) Laborers in the Vineyard "For the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard.2After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius[a]a day, he sent them into his vineyard.3And going out about the third hour he saw others standing idle in the marketplace,4and to them he said, 'You go into ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, January 25th)

Matthew 19(ESV) Teaching About Divorce Now when Jesus had finished these sayings, he went away fromGalilee andenteredthe region of Judea beyond the Jordan.2Andlarge crowds followed him, and he healed them there. 3And Pharisees came up to him andtested him by asking,"Is it lawful to divorce one's wife for any cause?"4He answered,"Have you not read that he who created t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, January 24th)

Matthew 18(ESV) Who Is the Greatest? At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"2And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them3and said,"Truly, I say to you, unless youturn andbecome like children, youwill never enter the kingdom of heaven.4Whoever humbles himself like this child is thegreatest in the ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, January 23rd)

Matthew 17(ESV) The Transfiguration And after six days Jesus took with himPeter and James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.2And he wastransfigured before them, andhis face shone like the sun, andhis clothes became white as light.3And behold, there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him.4And Peter said to Jesus, "Lord, it...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, January 22nd)

Matthew 16(ESV) The Pharisees and Sadducees Demand Signs And the Pharisees and Sadducees came, andto test himthey asked him to show thema sign from heaven.2He answered them,[a]"When it is evening, you say, 'It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.'3And in the morning, 'It will be stormy today, for the sky is red and threatening.'You know how to interpret the appear...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, January 19th)

Matthew 15(ESV) Traditions and Commandments Then Pharisees andscribes came to Jesusfrom Jerusalem and said,2"Why do your disciples breakthe tradition of the elders?For they do not wash their hands when they eat."3He answered them,"And why do you break the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition?4For God commanded,'Honor your father and your mother,' and,'Whoe...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, January 18th)

Matthew 14(ESV) The Death of John the Baptist At that timeHerod the tetrarch heard about the fame of Jesus,2and he said to his servants,"This is John the Baptist. He has been raised from the dead; that is why these miraculous powers are at work in him."3ForHerod had seized John and bound him andput him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife,[a]...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, January 17th)

Matthew 13(ESV) The Parable of the Sower That same day Jesus went out of the houseand sat beside the sea.2And great crowds gathered about him,so that he got into a boat and sat down. And the whole crowd stood on the beach.3Andhe told them many things in parables, saying:"A sower went out to sow.4And as he sowed, some seeds fell along the path, and the birds came and ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, January 16th)

Matthew 12(ESV) Jesus Is Lord of the Sabbath At that timeJesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry, andthey began to pluck heads of grain and to eat.2But when the Pharisees saw it, they said to him,"Look, your disciples are doingwhat is not lawful to do on the Sabbath."3He said to them,"Have you not read what David did when he was hun...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, January 15th)

Matthew 11(ESV) Messengers from John the Baptist When Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to teach and preach in their cities. 2Now when John heardin prison about the deeds ofthe Christ, he sent word byhis disciples3and said to him, "Are youthe one who is to come, or shall welook for another?"4And Jesus answered them,"Go and tell...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, January 12th)

Matthew 10(ESV) The Twelve Apostles And he called to him his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every affliction.2The names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon,who is called Peter, andAndrew his brother;James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;3Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, January 11th)

Matthew 9(ESV) Jesus Heals a Paralytic And getting into a boat he crossed over and came tohis own city.2And behold, some people brought to him a paralytic, lying on a bed. And when Jesussaw their faith, he said to the paralytic,"Take heart, my son;your sins are forgiven."3And behold, some of the scribes said to themselves,"This man is blaspheming."4But Jesus,knowing[a]...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, January 10th)

Matthew 8(ESV) Jesus Cleanses a Leper When he came down from the mountain,great crowds followed him.2And behold, a lepera]"[a]came to him andknelt before him, saying, "Lord, if you will, you can make me clean."3And Jesusb]"[b]stretched out his hand and touched him, saying,"I will; be clean."And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.4And Jesus said to him,"See that you...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, January 9th)

Matthew 7(ESV) Judging Others "Judge not, that you be not judged.2For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, andwith the measure you use it will be measured to you.3Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, butdo not notice the log that is in your own eye?4Or how can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the speck out of your eye,' when there...

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Daily Bible Reading Monday January 8th

Matthew 6(ESV) Giving to the Needy "Beware ofpracticing your righteousness before other people in orderto be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. 2"Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they maybe praised by others. Truly, I say to you,...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, January 5th)

Matthew 5(ESV) The Sermon on the Mount Seeing the crowds,he went up on the mountain, and when hesat down, his disciples came to him. The Beatitudes 2Andhe opened his mouth and taught them, saying: 3"Blessed arethe poor in spirit, fortheirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4"Blessed arethose who mourn, for they shall be comforted. 5"Blessed are themeek, for theyshall inheri...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, January 4th)

Matthew 4(ESV) The Temptation of Jesus Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wildernessto be tempted by the devil.2And after fastingforty days and forty nights, hewas hungry.3Andthe tempter came and said to him, "If you arethe Son of God, commandthese stones to become loaves of bread."4But he answered,"It is written, "'Man shall not live by bread alone,but by...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, January 3rd)

Matthew 3(ESV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way In those daysJohn the Baptist came preaching inthe wilderness of Judea,2"Repent, forthe kingdom of heaven is at hand."[a]3For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said, "The voice of one crying in the wilderness:'Prepare[b]the way of the Lord;make his paths straight.'" 4Now John worea garment ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, January 2nd)

Matthew 2(ESV) The Visit of the Wise Men Nowafter Jesus was born inBethlehem of Judeain the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men[a]fromthe east came to Jerusalem,2saying, "Where is he who has been bornking of the Jews? For we sawhis star when it rose[b]and have come toworship him."3When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him;4and ass...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, January 1st)

Matthew 1(ESV) The Genealogy of Jesus Christ The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ,the son of David,the son of Abraham. 2Abraham was the father of Isaac, andIsaac the father of Jacob, andJacob the father of Judah and his brothers,3andJudah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram,[a]4and Ram the father of...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, December 29th)

Revelation 22(ESV) The River of Life Then the angel[a]showed methe river ofthe water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb2through the middle ofthe street of the city;also, on either side of the river,the tree of life[b]with its twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit each month. The leaves of the tree werefor the healing of the...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, December 28th)

Revelation 21(ESV) The New Heaven and the New Earth Then I sawa new heaven and a new earth, forthe first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.2And I sawthe holy city,new Jerusalem,coming down out of heaven from God,preparedas a bride adorned for her husband.3And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, "Behold,the dwelling place[a]of ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, December 27th)

Revelation 20(ESV) The Thousand Years Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven,holding in his hand the key tothe bottomless pit[a]and a great chain.2And he seizedthe dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, andbound him for a thousand years,3and threw him intothe pit, and shut it andsealed it over him, so thathe might not deceive the nations any lon...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, December 26th)

Revelation 19(ESV) Rejoicing in Heaven After this I heardwhat seemed to be the loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, crying out, "Hallelujah!Salvation and glory and power belong to our God,2forhis judgments are true and just;for he has judgedthe great prostitutewho corrupted the earth with her immorality,andhas avenged on her the blood of his servants." 3O...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, December 25th)

Revelation 18(ESV) The Fall of Babylon After this I sawanother angel coming down from heaven, having great authority, andthe earth was made bright with his glory.2And he called out with a mighty voice, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great!She has becomea dwelling place for demons,a hauntfor every unclean spirit,a hauntfor every unclean bird,a haunt for every unclean...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, December 22nd)

Revelation 17(ESV) The Great Prostitute and the Beast Thenone of the seven angels who hadthe seven bowls came and said to me, "Come, I will show you the judgment ofthe great prostitutewho is seated on many waters,2with whom the kings of the earth have committed sexual immorality, andwith the wine of whose sexual immoralitythe dwellers on earth have become drunk."3Andhe...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, December 21st)

Revelation 16(ESV) The Seven Bowls of God's Wrath Then I heard a loud voice from the temple tellingthe seven angels, "Go andpour out on the earththe seven bowls of the wrath of God." 2So the first angel went and poured out his bowl on the earth, and harmful and painfulsores came upon the people who borethe mark of the beast and worshiped its image. 3The second angel ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, December 20th)

Revelation 15(ESV) The Seven Angels with Seven Plagues ThenI saw another sign in heaven, great and amazing,seven angels with seven plagues, which are the last, for with them the wrath of God is finished. 2And I sawwhat appeared to be a sea of glass mingled with fireand also thosewho had conquered the beast and its image andthe number of its name, standing beside the s...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, December 19th)

Revelation 14(ESV) The Lamb and the 144,000 Then I looked, and behold, onMount Zionstood the Lamb, and with him144,000 whohad his name and his Father's name writtenon their foreheads.2And I heard a voice from heavenlike the roar of many waters andlike the sound of loud thunder. The voice I heard was like the sound ofharpists playing on their harps,3and they were singin...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, December 18th)

Revelation 13(ESV) The First Beast And I saw a beast rising out of the sea,with ten horns and seven heads, with ten diadems on its horns andblasphemous names on its heads.2And the beast that I saw waslike a leopard; its feet were likea bear's, and its mouth was likea lion's mouth. And to itthe dragon gave his power andhis throne and great authority.3One of its heads se...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, December 15th)

Revelation 12(ESV) The Woman and the Dragon And a great sign appeared in heaven: a womanclothed withthe sun, withthe moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.2She was pregnant andwas crying out in birth pains and the agony of giving birth.3And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a greatred dragon,with seven heads andten horns, and on his headss...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, December 14th)

Revelation 11(ESV) The Two Witnesses Then I was givena measuring rod like a staff, and I was told, "Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship there,2but do not measurethe court outside the temple; leave that out, forit is given over to the nations, and they will trample the holy city forforty-two months.3And I will grant authority to my two...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, December 13th)

Revelation 10(ESV) The Angel and the Little Scroll Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, witha rainbow over his head, andhis face was like the sun, andhis legs like pillars of fire.2He had a little scroll open in his hand. And he set his right foot on the sea, and his left foot on the land,3and called out with a loud voice,like a ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, December 12th)

Revelation 9(ESV) And the fifth angel blew his trumpet, andI saw a star fallen from heaven to earth, and he was giventhe key to the shaft ofthe bottomless pit.[a]2He opened the shaft of the bottomless pit, and from the shaftrose smoke like the smoke of a great furnace, andthe sun and the air were darkened with the smoke from the shaft.3Then from the smoke camelocusts ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, December 11th)

Revelation 8(ESV) The Seventh Seal and the Golden Censer When the Lamb openedthe seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.2Then I saw the seven angelswho stand before God, and seven trumpets were given to them.3And another angel came and stoodat the altar with a golden censer, and he was given much incense to offer withthe prayers of all the sai...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, December 8th)

Revelation 7(ESV) The 144,000 of Israel Sealed After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding backthe four winds of the earth,that no wind might blow on earth or sea or against any tree.2Then I saw another angel ascendingfrom the rising of the sun, withthe seal of the living God, and he called with a loud voice to the four angels who ha...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, December 7th)

Revelation 6(ESV) The Seven Seals Now I watched when the Lamb opened one ofthe seven seals, and I heardone of the four living creatures saywith a voice like thunder,"Come!"2And I looked, and behold,a white horse! Andits rider had a bow, anda crown was given to him, and he came outconquering, and to conquer. 3When he opened the second seal, I heardthe second living cre...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, December 6th)

Revelation 5(ESV) The Scroll and the Lamb Then I saw in the right hand of him who was seated on the thronea scroll written within and on the back,sealed with seven seals.2AndI saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?"3And no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth was able to open the scroll or to loo...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, December 5th)

Revelation 4(ESV) The Throne in Heaven After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to melike a trumpet, said,"Come up here, andI will show you what must take place after this."2At onceI was in the Spirit, and behold,a throne stood in heaven, with one seated on the throne.3And he who sat there had the ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, December 4th)

Revelation 3(ESV) To the Church in Sardis "And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: 'The words of himwho has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. "'I know your works. You have the reputationof being alive,but you are dead.2Wake up, and strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have not found your workscomplete in the sight of my God.3Remember,...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, December 1st)

Revelation 2(ESV) To the Church in Ephesus 2"To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: 'The words ofhim who holds the seven stars in his right hand,who walks among the seven golden lampstands. 2"'I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, buthave tested thosewho call themselves apostles and are not, and...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, November 30th)

Revelation 1(ESV) Prologue 1The revelation of Jesus Christ, which Godgave himto show to his servants[a]the things that must soon take place.He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,2who bore witness to the word of God and tothe testimony of Jesus Christ, evento all that he saw.3Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, November 29th)

Jude(ESV) Greeting 1Jude, a servant[a]of Jesus Christ and brother of James, To those who are called,beloved in God the Father andkept for[b]Jesus Christ: 2Maymercy,peace, and love be multiplied to you. Judgment on False Teachers 3Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about ourcommon salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to youto contend fo...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, November 28th)

3 John(ESV) Greeting 1The elder to the beloved Gaius,whom I love in truth. 2Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.3ForI rejoiced greatly when the brothers[a]came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth.4I have no greater joy than to hear thatmy children are walking i...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, November 27th)

2 John(ESV) Greeting The elder to the elect lady and her children,whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all whoknowthe truth,2because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father's Son, in truth and love. Walking in Truth and Love 4I rejoiced greatl...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, November 24th)

1 John 5(ESV) Overcoming the World Everyone who believes thatJesus is the Christ has been born of God, andeveryone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him.2By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.3Forthis is the love of God, that wekeep his commandments. Andhis commandments are not burdensome.4Forever...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, November 23rd)

1 John 4(ESV) Test the Spirits Beloved,do not believe every spirit, buttest the spirits to see whether they are from God, formanyfalse prophetshave gone out into the world.2By this you know the Spirit of God:every spirit that confesses thatJesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God,3and every spiritthat does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, November 22nd)

1 John 3(ESV) Seewhat kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be calledchildren of God; and so we are. The reason whythe world does not know us is thatit did not know him.2Beloved, we areGod's childrennow, and what we will behas not yet appeared; but we know thatwhen he appears[a]we shall be like him, becausewe shall see him as he is.3And everyone whothu...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, November 21st)

1 John 2(ESV) Christ Our Advocate My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin,we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.2He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only butalso for the sins of the whole world.3And by this we know that we have come to know him, if wekeep his comman...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, November 20th)

1 John 1(ESV) The Word of Life 1That which wasfrom the beginning,which we have heard,which we have seen with our eyes,which we looked upon andhave touched with our hands, concerning the word of life2the lifewas made manifest, and we have seen it, andtestify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life,which was with the Father andwas made manifest to us3that which we hav...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, November 17th)

2 Peter 3(ESV) The Day of the Lord Will Come 3This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of themI am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder,2that you should remember the predictions ofthe holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles,3knowing this first of all, that scoffers will comein the last d...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, November 16th)

2 Peter 2(ESV) False Prophets and Teachers 2Butfalse prophets also arose among the people,just as there will be false teachers among you, who willsecretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Masterwho bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.2And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of truthwill be blasphemed.3Andin ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, November 15th)

2 Peter 1(ESV) Greeting 1Simeon[a]Peter, a servant[b]and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtaineda faith of equal standing with oursby the righteousness of ourGod and Savior Jesus Christ: 2May grace and peace be multiplied to youin the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. Confirm Your Calling and Election 3His divine power has granted to us all things...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, November 14th)

1 Peter 5(ESV) Shepherd the Flock of God So I exhort the elders among you,as a fellow elder anda witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed:2shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight,[a]not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you;[b]not for shameful gain, but eagerly;3notdo...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, November 13th)

1 Peter 4(ESV) Stewards of God's Grace Since thereforeChrist suffered in the flesh,[a]arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, forwhoever has suffered in the fleshhas ceased from sin,2so as to live forthe rest of the time in the fleshno longer for human passions butfor the will of God.3For the time that is pastsufficesfor doing what the Gentiles want to do, living...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, November 10th)

1 Peter 3(ESV) Wives and Husbands Likewise, wives,be subject to your own husbands, so thateven if some do not obey the word,they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives,2when they see yourrespectful and pure conduct.3Do not let your adorning be externalthe braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear4but let your adorn...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, November 9th)

1 Peter 2(ESV) A Living Stone and a Holy People So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander.2Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritualmilk, that by it you may grow up into salvation3if indeed you havetasted that the Lord is good. 4As you come to him, a living stonerejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious,5you...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, November 8th)

1 Peter 1(ESV) Greeting Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles ofthe Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,2according tothe foreknowledge of God the Father,in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ andfor sprinkling with his blood: Maygrace andpeace be multiplied to you. Born Again to a Livin...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, November 7th)

James 5(ESV) Warning to the Rich Come now,you rich, weep and howl for themiseries that are coming upon you.2Your riches have rotted andyour garments are moth-eaten.3Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire.You have laid up treasurein the last days.4Behold,the wages of the laborers who mowed y...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, November 6th)

James 4(ESV) Warning Against Worldliness 4What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions[a]areat war within you?[b]2You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.3You ask and do not receive, because you askwrongly, to spend it on your p...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, November 3rd)

James 3(ESV) Taming the Tongue 3Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.2Forwe all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says,he is a perfect man,able also to bridle his whole body.3If we putbits into the mouths of horses so that they obey us, we guide their who...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, November 2nd)

James 2(ESV) The Sin of Partiality 2My brothers,[a]show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ,the Lord of glory.2For if a man wearing a gold ring and fine clothing comes into your assembly, and a poor man in shabby clothing also comes in,3and if you pay attention to the one who wears the fine clothing and say, "You sit here in a good place,"while...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, November 1st)

James 1(ESV) Greeting 1James, a servant[a]of God andof the Lord Jesus Christ, Tothe twelve tribes inthe Dispersion: Greetings. Testing of Your Faith 2Count it all joy, my brothers,[b]when you meet trialsof various kinds,3for you know thatthe testing of your faithproduces steadfastness.4And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may beperfect and complete,...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, October 31st)

Hebrews 13(ESV) Sacrifices Pleasing to God 13Letbrotherly love continue.2Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for therebysome have entertained angels unawares.3Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.4Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be u...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, October 30th)

Hebrews 12(ESV) Jesus, Founder and Perfecter of Our Faith Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, andsin which clings so closely, andlet us runwith endurance the race that isset before us,2looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith,who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, d...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, October 27th)

Hebrews 11(ESV) By Faith Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction ofthings not seen.2For by it the people of old received their commendation.3By faith we understand that the universe was created bythe word of God, so that what is seen was not made out ofthings that are visible. 4By faithAbel offered to Goda more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, th...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, October 26th)

Hebrews 10(ESV) Christ's Sacrifice Once for All For since the law has buta shadowof the good things to come instead of the true form of these realities,it can never, by the same sacrifices that are continually offered every year, make perfect those who draw near.2Otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, since the worshipers, having once been cleansed, wou...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, October 25th)

Hebrews 9(ESV) The Earthly Holy Place Now even the first covenant had regulations for worship andan earthly place of holiness.2Fora tent[a]was prepared, the first section, in which werethe lampstand andthe table andthe bread of the Presence.[b]It is called the Holy Place.3Behindthe second curtain was a second section[c]called the Most Holy Place,4having the goldenaltar...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, October 24th)

Hebrews 8(ESV) Jesus, High Priest of a Better Covenant Now the point in what we are saying is this: we have such a high priest,one who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven,2a minister in the holy places, inthe true tent[a]that the Lordset up, not man.3Forevery high priest is appointed to offer gifts and sacrifices; thusit is necessary for ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, October 23rd)

Hebrews 7(ESV) The Priestly Order of Melchizedek For thisMelchizedek, king ofSalem, priest ofthe Most High God, met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him,2and to him Abraham apportioned a tenth part of everything. He is first, by translation of his name, king of righteousness, and then he is also king of Salem, that is, king of peace.3He is ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, October 20th)

Hebrews 6(ESV) 6Thereforelet us leavethe elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentancefrom dead works and of faith toward God,2and ofinstruction about washings,[a]the laying on of hands,the resurrection of the dead, andeternal judgment.3And this we will doif God permits.4For it is impossible, in the case of thosewho hav...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, October 19th)

Hebrews 5(ESV) For every high priest chosen from among menis appointed to act on behalf of menin relation to God,to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins.2He can deal gently with the ignorant and wayward, since he himselfis beset with weakness.3Because of this he is obligated to offer sacrifice for his own sinsjust as he does for those of the people.4Andno one takes thi...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, October 18th)

Hebrews 4(ESV) Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seemto have failed to reach it.2For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, becausethey were not united by faith with those who listened.[a]3For we who have believed enter that rest, as he has said, "As I swo...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, October 17th)

Hebrews 3(ESV) Jesus Greater Than Moses Therefore, holy brothers,[a]you who share ina heavenly calling, consider Jesus,the apostle and high priest of our confession,2who was faithful to him who appointed him,just as Moses also was faithful in all God's[b]house.3For Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory than Mosesas much more glory as the builder of a house has mo...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, October 16th)

Hebrews 2(ESV) Warning Against Neglecting Salvation Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it.2For sincethe message declared by angels proved to be reliable, andevery transgression or disobedience received a justretribution,3how shall we escape if weneglect such a great salvation? It wasdeclared at first by the Lord, ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, October 13th)

Hebrews 1(ESV) The Supremacy of God's Son Long ago, at many times andin many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets,2butin these last dayshe has spoken to us byhis Son, whom he appointedthe heir of all things,through whom also he createdthe world.3He is the radiance of the glory of God andthe exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, October 12th)

Philemon(ESV) Greeting Paul,a prisoner for Christ Jesus, andTimothy our brother, To Philemon our beloved fellow worker2and Apphia our sister andArchippus ourfellow soldier, andthe church in your house: 3Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Philemon's Love and Faith 4I thank my God always when I remember you in my prayers,5because Ih...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, October 11th)

Titus 3(ESV) Be Ready for Every Good Work 3Remind themto be submissive to rulers and authorities,to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,2to speak evil of no one,to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, andto show perfect courtesy toward all people.3Forwe ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, October 10th)

Titus 2(ESV) Teach Sound Doctrine But as for you, teach what accords withsound[a]doctrine.2Older men are to be sober-minded, dignified, self-controlled,sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness.3Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior,not slanderersor slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good,4and so train the young women to love their husband...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, October 9th)

Titus 1(ESV) Greeting Paul, a servant[a]of God andan apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God's elect andtheir knowledge of the truth,which accords with godliness,2in hope of eternal life, which God,who never lies,promisedbefore the ages began[b]3andat the proper time manifested in his word[c]through the preachingwith which I have been entrustedby the ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, October 6th)

2 Timothy 4(ESV) Preach the Word I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus,who is to judge the living and the dead, and byhis appearing and his kingdom:2preach the word; be ready in season and out of season;reprove, rebuke, andexhort, with complete patience and teaching.3For the time is coming when people will not enduresound[a]teaching, but having itchin...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, October 5th)

2 Timothy 3(ESV) Godlessness in the Last Days But understand this, thatin the last days there will come times of difficulty.2For people will belovers of self,lovers of money,proud,arrogant, abusive,disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,3heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal,not loving good,4treacherous, reckless,swollen with conce...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, October 4th)

2 Timothy 2(ESV) A Good Soldier of Christ Jesus You then,my child,be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus,2andwhat you have heard from me in the presence of many witnessesentrust to faithful men,[a]who will be able to teach others also.3Share in suffering asa good soldier of Christ Jesus.4No soldiergets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to p...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, October 3rd)

2 Timothy 1(ESV) Greeting Paul,an apostle of Christ Jesusby the will of God according tothe promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus, 2To Timothy,my beloved child: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. Guard the Deposit Entrusted to You 3I thank Godwhom I serve, as did my ancestors,with a clear conscience, as I remember youcons...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, October 2nd)

1 Timothy 6(ESV) Let all who are under a yoke as bondservants[a]regard their own masters as worthy of all honor,so that the name of God and the teaching may not be reviled.2Those who have believing masters must not be disrespectful on the ground that they arebrothers; rather they must serve all the better since those who benefit by their good service are believers and b...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, September 29th)

1 Timothy 5(ESV) Instructions for the Church Do not rebuke an older man but encourage him as you would a father,younger men as brothers,2older women as mothers, younger women as sisters, in all purity. 3Honor widowswho are truly widows.4But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learnto show godliness to their own household and to make some return to...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, September 28th)

1 Timothy 4(ESV) Some Will Depart from the Faith Nowthe Spirit expressly says thatin later times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves todeceitful spirits and teachings of demons,2through the insincerity ofliars whose consciences are seared,3who forbid marriage andrequire abstinence from foodsthat God createdto be received with thanksgiving by those wh...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, September 27th)

1 Timothy 3(ESV) Qualifications for Overseers The saying istrustworthy: If anyone aspires tothe office of overseer, he desires a noble task.2Thereforean overseer[a]must be above reproach,the husband of one wife,[b]sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable,hospitable,able to teach,3not a drunkard, not violent butgentle, not quarrelsome,not a lover of money.4He must man...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, September 26th)

1 Timothy 2(ESV) Pray for All People First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people,2for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly anddignified in every way.3This is good, andit is pleasing in the sight ofGod our Savior,4who desiresall people to be saved an...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, September 25th)

1 Timothy 1(ESV) Greeting Paul,an apostle of Christ Jesusby command ofGod our Savior and of Christ Jesusour hope, 2To Timothy,my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. Warning Against False Teachers 3As I urged you when I was going to Macedonia, remain at Ephesus so that you may charge certain persons notto t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, September 22nd)

2 Thessalonians 3(ESV) Pray for Us Finally, brothers,[a]pray for us, thatthe word of the Lord may speed ahead and be honored,[b]as happened among you,2andthat we may be delivered from wicked and evil men. Fornot all have faith.3Butthe Lord is faithful. He will establish you andguard you againstthe evil one.[c]4Andwe have confidence in the Lord about you, that you are d...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, September 21st)

2 Thessalonians 2(ESV) The Man of Lawlessness Now concerningthe coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and ourbeing gathered together to him, we ask you, brothers,[a]2not to be quickly shaken in mind oralarmed, eitherby a spirit or aspoken word, ora letter seeming to be from us, to the effect thatthe day of the Lord has come.3Let no one deceive you in any way. For that day wi...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, September 20th)

2 Thessalonians 1(ESV) Greeting Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: 2Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Thanksgiving 3We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers,[a]as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one o...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, September 19th)

1 Thessalonians 5(ESV) The Day of the Lord Now concerningthe times and the seasons, brothers,[a]you have no need to have anything written to you.2For you yourselves are fully aware thatthe day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.3While people are saying, "There is peace and security," thensudden destruction will come upon themas labor pains come upon a preg...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, September 18th)

1 Thessalonians 4(ESV) A Life Pleasing to God Finally, then, brothers,[a]we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as youreceived from ushow you ought to walk andto please God, just as you are doing, that youdo so more and more.2Foryou know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus.3For this is the will of God,your sanctification:[b]that you abstain from s...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, September 15th)

1 Thessalonians 3(ESV) Therefore when we could bear it no longer, we were willingto be left behind at Athens alone,2and wesent Timothy,our brother and God's coworker[a]in the gospel of Christ, to establish and exhort you in your faith,3that no one be moved by these afflictions. For you yourselves know thatwe are destined for this.4For when we were with you, we kept tell...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, September 14th)

1 Thessalonians 2(ESV) Paul's Ministry to the Thessalonians 2For you yourselves know, brothers,[a]that ourcoming to youwas not in vain.2But though we had already suffered and been shamefully treatedat Philippi, as you know,we had boldness in our Godto declare to you the gospel of God in the midst of muchconflict.3Forour appeal does not spring fromerror orimpurity orany...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, September 13th)

1 Thessalonians 1(ESV) Greeting Paul,Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of theThessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace. The Thessalonians' Faith and Example 2We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly[a]mentioning you in our prayers,3remembering beforeour God and Fatheryour work of faith and labor oflove andst...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, September 12th)

Colossians 4(ESV) Masters, treat your bondservants[a]justly and fairly, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven. Further Instructions 2Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in itwith thanksgiving.3At the same time, pray also for us, that God mayopen to us a door for the word,to declare the mystery of Christ,on account of which I am in prison4that I may ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, September 11th)

Colossians 3(ESV) Put On the New Self If then you have been raised with Christ, seekthe things that are above, where Christ is,seated at the right hand of God.2Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.3Foryou have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.4When Christwho is your[a]lifeappears, then you also will appear with himin ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, September 8th)

Colossians 2(ESV) For I want you to knowhow great astruggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face,2thattheir hearts may be encouraged, beingknit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge ofGod's mystery, which is Christ,3in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom an...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, September 7th)

Colossians 1(ESV) Greeting Paul,an apostle of Christ Jesusby the will of God, and Timothyour brother, 2To thesaints and faithful brothers[a]in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. Thanksgiving and Prayer 3We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you,4since we heard ofyour faith in Christ Jesus and ofthe l...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, September 6th)

Philippians 4(ESV) Therefore, my brothers,[a]whom I love andlong for,my joy andcrown,stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved. Exhortation, Encouragement, and Prayer 2I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche toagree in the Lord.3Yes, I ask you also, true companion,[b]help these women, who have labored[c]side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the re...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, September 5th)

Philippians 3(ESV) Righteousness Through Faith in Christ Finally, my brothers,[a]rejoice in the Lord.To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you. 2Look out forthe dogs, look out forthe evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh.3Forwe are the circumcision,who worshipby the Spirit of God[b]andglory in Christ Jesus and put no confiden...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, September 4th)

Philippians 2(ESV) Christ's Example of Humility So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort fromlove, anyparticipation in the Spirit, anyaffection and sympathy,2complete my joy by beingof the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.3Do nothing fromselfish ambition orconceit, but inhumility count others more significant than yours...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, September 1st)

Philippians 1(ESV) Greeting Paul and Timothy, servants[a]of Christ Jesus, To all thesaints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with theoverseers[b]anddeacons:[c] 2Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Thanksgiving and Prayer 3I thank my Godin all my remembrance of you,4always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with j...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, August 31st)

Ephesians 6(ESV) Children and Parents Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.2"Honor your father and mother" (this is the first commandment with a promise),3"that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land."4Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger,but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Bondservants...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, August 30th)

Ephesians 5(ESV) Walk in Love Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.2Andwalk in love,as Christ loved us andgave himself up for us, afragrantoffering and sacrifice to God. 3Butsexual immorality and all impurity or covetousnessmust not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.4Let there beno filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking,which are out...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, August 29th)

Ephesians 4(ESV) Unity in the Body of Christ I therefore,a prisoner for the Lord, urge you towalk in a manner worthy ofthe calling to which you have been called,2with allhumility andgentleness, withpatience,bearing with one another in love,3eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit inthe bond of peace.4There isone body andone Spiritjust as you were called to the onehope ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, August 28th)

Ephesians 3(ESV) The Mystery of the Gospel Revealed 3For this reason I, Paul,a prisoner of Christ Jesuson behalf of you Gentiles2assuming that you have heard ofthe stewardship ofGod's grace that was given to me for you,3how the mystery was made known to meby revelation,as I have written briefly.4When you read this, you can perceive my insight intothe mystery of Chris...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, August 25th)

Ephesians 2(ESV) By Grace Through Faith 2And you weredead in the trespasses and sins2in which you once walked, following the course of this world, followingthe prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work inthe sons of disobedience3among whom we all once lived inthe passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body[a]and the mind, andwere ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, August 24th)

Ephesians 1(ESV) Greeting 1Paul,an apostle of Christ Jesusby the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, andare faithful[a]in Christ Jesus: 2Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Spiritual Blessings in Christ 3Blessed bethe God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessingin ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, August 23rd)

Galatians 6(ESV) Bear One Another's Burdens Brothers,[a]if anyone is caught in any transgression,you who are spiritual should restore him ina spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.2Bear one another's burdens, andso fulfillthe law of Christ.3Forif anyone thinks he is something,when he is nothing, he deceives himself.4But let each onetes...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, August 22nd)

Galatians 5(ESV) Christ Has Set Us Free Forfreedom Christ hasset us free;stand firm therefore, and do not submit again toa yoke ofslavery. 2Look: I, Paul, say to you thatif you accept circumcision,Christ will be of no advantage to you.3I testify again to every man who accepts circumcision thathe is obligated to keep the whole law.4You aresevered from Christ,you who wo...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, August 21st)

Galatians 4(ESV) Sons and Heirs I mean that the heir, as long as he is a child, is no different from a slave,[a]though he is the owner of everything,2but he is under guardians and managers until the date set by his father.3In the same way we also, when we were children,were enslaved to the elementary principles[b]of the world.4Butwhen the fullness of time had come, G...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, August 18th)

Galatians 3(ESV) By Faith, or by Works of the Law? 3O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you?It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publiclyportrayed as crucified.2Let me ask you only this:Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law or byhearing with faith?3Are you so foolish?Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected by[a]the flesh?4Did you su...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, August 17th)

Galatians 2(ESV) Paul Accepted by the Apostles 2Then after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus along with me.2I went up because of a revelation and set before them (though privately before thosewho seemed influential) the gospel thatI proclaim among the Gentiles,in order to make sure I was not running or had notrun in vain.3But even ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, August 16th)

Galatians 1(ESV) Greeting 1Paul, anapostlenot from men nor through man, butthrough Jesus Christ and God the Father,who raised him from the dead2and allthe brothers[a]who are with me, Tothe churches of Galatia: 3Grace to you and peacefrom God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ,4who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the presentevil age, according to the wi...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, August 15th)

2 Corinthians 13(ESV) Final Warnings 13This is the third time I am coming to you. Every charge must be establishedby the evidence of two or three witnesses.2I warnedthose who sinned before and all the others, and I warn them now while absent, as I did when present on my second visit, thatif I come again I will not spare them3since you seek proof that Christis speaking in...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, August 14th)

2 Corinthians 12(ESV) Paul's Visions and His Thorn I must go on boasting. Though there is nothing to be gained by it, I will go on to visions andrevelations of the Lord.2I know a manin Christ who fourteen years ago wascaught up tothe third heavenwhether in the body or out of the body I do not know,God knows.3And I know that this man was caught up intoparadisewhether in...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, August 11th)

2 Corinthians 11(ESV) Paul and the False Apostles I wish you would bear with me in a little foolishness. Do bear with me!2For I feel a divine jealousy for you, sinceI betrothed you to one husband,to present youas a pure virgin to Christ.3But I am afraid thatas the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your thoughtswill be led astray from asincere andpure devotion to C...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, August 10th)

2 Corinthians 10(ESV) Paul Defends His Ministry I, Paul, myself entreat you, by themeekness and gentleness of ChristI who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away!2I beg of youthat when I am present I may not have to showboldness with such confidence as I count on showing against some who suspect us of walking according to the flesh.3For...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, August 9th)

2 Corinthians 9(ESV) The Collection for Christians in Jerusalem Nowit is superfluous for me to write to you aboutthe ministry for the saints,2for I know your readiness,of which I boast about you to the people of Macedonia, saying that Achaia has been readysince last year. And your zeal has stirred up most of them.3ButI am sending[a]the brothers so that our boasting abo...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, August 8th)

2 Corinthians 8(ESV) Encouragement to Give Generously 8We want you to know, brothers,[a]about the grace of God that has beengiven among the churches of Macedonia,2for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy andtheir extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part.3For they gaveaccording to their means, as I can testify, and beyond...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, August 7th)

2 Corinthians 7(ESV) Since we have these promises, beloved,let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body[a]and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God. Paul's Joy 2Make room in your hearts[b]for us.We have wronged no one, we have corrupted no one, we have taken advantage of no one.3I do not say this to condemn you, for I said before thatyou...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, August 4th)

2 Corinthians 6(ESV) Working together with him, then,we appeal to younot to receive the grace of God in vain.2For he says, "In a favorable time I listened to you,and in a day of salvation I have helped you." Behold,now is thefavorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation.3Weput no obstacle in anyone's way, so that no fault may be found with our ministry,4bu...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, August 3rd)

2 Corinthians 5(ESV) Our Heavenly Dwelling 5For we know that ifthe tent that isour earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God,a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.2For in this tentwe groan, longing toput on our heavenly dwelling,3if indeed by putting it on[a]we may not be found naked.4For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burde...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, August 2nd)

2 Corinthians 4(ESV) The Light of the Gospel Therefore, havingthis ministryby the mercy of God,[a]we do not lose heart.2But we have renounceddisgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice[b]cunning orto tamper with God's word, butby the open statement of the truthwe would commend ourselves to everyone's conscience in the sight of God.3And evenif our gospel is vei...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, August 1st)

2 Corinthians 3(ESV) Ministers of the New Covenant Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need,as some do,letters of recommendation to you, or from you?2You yourselves are our letter of recommendation, written on our[a]hearts, to be known and read by all.3And you show that you are a letter from Christ delivered by us, written not with ink but with the Sp...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, July 31st)

2 Corinthians 2(ESV) For I made up my mindnot to make another painful visit to you.2Forif I cause you pain, who is there to make me glad but the one whom I have pained?3And I wrote as I did, so that when I came I might not suffer pain from those who should have made me rejoice,for I felt sure of all of you, that my joy would be the joy of you all.4ForI wrote to you out ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, July 28th)

2 Corinthians 1(ESV) Greeting Paul,an apostle of Christ Jesusby the will of God, andTimothy our brother, To the church of God that is at Corinth,with all the saints who are in the whole of Achaia: 2Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. God of All Comfort 3Blessed be theGod and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies an...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, July 27th)

1 Corinthians 16(ESV) The Collection for the Saints Now concerning[a]the collection for the saints: as I directed the churches of Galatia, so you also are to do.2Onthe first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up,as he may prosper,so that there will be no collecting when I come.3And when I arrive, I will sendthose whom you accredit by ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, July 26th)

1 Corinthians 15(ESV) The Resurrection of Christ Now I would remind you, brothers,[a]of the gospelI preached to you, which you received,in which you stand,2and by whichyou are being saved, if youhold fast to the word I preached to youunless you believed in vain. 3ForI delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ diedfor our sinsin accordan...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, July 25th)

1 Corinthians 14(ESV) Prophecy and Tongues Pursue love, andearnestly desire thespiritual gifts, especially that you mayprophesy.2Forone who speaks in a tongue speaks not to men but to God; for no one understands him, but he utters mysteries in the Spirit.3On the other hand, the one who prophesies speaks to people for their upbuilding and encouragement and consolation.4...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, July 24th)

1 Corinthians 13(ESV) The Way of Love If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.2And if I haveprophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith,so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.3If I give away all I have, andif I deliver up my body to be bur...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, July 21st)

1 Corinthians 12(ESV) Spiritual Gifts Nowconcerning[a]spiritual gifts,[b]brothers,[c]I do not want you to be uninformed.2You know thatwhen you were pagansyou were led astray tomute idols, however you were led.3Therefore I want you to understand thatno one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says "Jesus isaccursed!" andno one can say "Jesus is Lord" except in the Holy Sp...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday), July 20th)

1 Corinthians 11(ESV) Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ. Head Coverings 2Now I commend youbecause you remember me in everything andmaintain the traditionseven as I delivered them to you.3But I want you to understand thatthe head of every man is Christ,the head of a wife[a]is her husband,[b]andthe head of Christ is God.4Every man who prays or prophesies with his ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday), July 19th)

1 Corinthians 10(ESV) Warning Against Idolatry For I do not want you to be unaware, brothers,[a]that our fathers were all underthe cloud, and allpassed through the sea,2and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea,3andall ate the samespiritual food,4andall drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank from the spiritual Rock that followed them, and the...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday), July 18th)

1 Corinthians 9(ESV) Paul Surrenders His Rights Am I not free?Am I not an apostle?Have I not seen Jesus our Lord?Are not you my workmanship in the Lord?2If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you, for you arethe seal of my apostleship in the Lord. 3This is my defense to those who would examine me.4Do we not have the right to eat and drink?5Do we not have t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, July 17th)

1 Corinthians 8(ESV) Food Offered to Idols Now concerning[a]food offered to idols: we know that"all of us possess knowledge." This "knowledge"puffs up,but love builds up.2If anyone imagines that he knows something,he does not yet know as he ought to know.3But if anyone loves God,he is known by God.[b] 4Therefore, as to the eating of food offered to idols, we know that...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, July 14th)

1 Corinthians 7(ESV) Principles for Marriage Now concerning the matters about which you wrote:"It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman."2But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband.3The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, July 13th)

1 Corinthians 6(ESV) Lawsuits Against Believers When one of you has a grievance against another, does he dare go to law before the unrighteousinstead of the saints?2Or do you not know thatthe saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are you incompetent to try trivial cases?3Do you not know that we are to judge angels? How much more, then, m...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, July 12th)

1 Corinthians 5(ESV) Sexual Immorality Defiles the Church It is actually reported that there issexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans,for a man has his father's wife.2Andyou are arrogant! Ought younot rather to mourn? Let him who has done this be removed from among you. 3For thoughabsent in body, I am present in spirit; and ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, July 11th)

1 Corinthians 4(ESV) The Ministry of Apostles This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ andstewards of the mysteries of God.2Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found faithful.3But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you or by any human court. In fact, I do not even judge myself.4For I am not aware of anything against...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, July 10th)

1 Corinthians 3(ESV) Divisions in the Church But I, brothers,[a]could not address you asspiritual people, but aspeople of the flesh, asinfants in Christ.2I fed you with milk, not solid food, foryou were not ready for it. And even now you are not yet ready,3for you are still of the flesh. For while there isjealousy and strife among you, are you not of the flesh and beha...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, July 7th)

1 Corinthians 2(ESV) Proclaiming Christ Crucified And I, when I came to you, brothers,a]"[a]did not come proclaiming to youthe testimonyb]"[b]of God with lofty speech or wisdom.2For I decided to know nothing among you exceptJesus Christ and him crucified.3AndI was with youin weakness and in fear and much trembling,4and my speech and my message were not in plausible wor...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, July 6th)

1 Corinthians 1(ESV) Greeting Paul,calledby the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes, 2To the church of God that is in Corinth, to thosesanctified in Christ Jesus,called to be saints together with all those who in every placecall upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours: 3Grace to you and peace from God our F...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, July 5th)

Romans 16(ESV) Personal Greetings I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servanta]"[a]of the church atCenchreae,2that youmay welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints, and help her in whatever she may need from you, for she has been a patron of many and of myself as well. 3GreetPrisca and Aquila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus,4who risked their necks for...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, July 4th)

Romans 15(ESV) The Example of Christ We who are stronghave an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves.2Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.3ForChrist did not please himself, but as it is written,"The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me."4Forwhatever was written in former days was written f...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, June 30th)

Romans 13(ESV) Submission to the Authorities Let every personbe subject to the governing authorities. Forthere is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.2Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment.3For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Woul...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, June 29th)

Romans 12(ESV) A Living Sacrifice I appeal to you therefore, brothers,[a]by the mercies of God,to present your bodiesas a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.[b]2Do not be conformed to this world,[c]but be transformed bythe renewal of your mind, that by testing you maydiscern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, June 28th)

Romans 11(ESV) The Remnant of Israel I ask, then,has God rejected his people? By no means! ForI myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham,[a]a member of the tribe of Benjamin.2God has not rejected his people whom heforeknew. Do you not know what the Scripture says of Elijah, how he appeals to God against Israel?3"Lord, they have killed your prophets, they have de...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, June 27th)

Romans 10(ESV) Brothers,[a]my heart's desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved.2For I bear them witness thatthey have a zeal for God,but not according to knowledge.3For, being ignorant ofthe righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God's righteousness.4ForChrist is the end of the law for righteousness to everyon...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, June 26th)

Romans 9(ESV) God's Sovereign Choice I am speaking the truth in ChristI am not lying; my conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit2that I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart.3ForI could wish that I myself wereaccursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers,[a]my kinsmenaccording to the flesh.4They areIsraelites, and to them belongthe a...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, June 23rd)

Romans 8(ESV) Life in the Spirit There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.[a]2For the law ofthe Spirit of lifehas set you[b]free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.3ForGod has done what the law,weakened by the flesh,could not do.By sending his own Sonin the likeness of sinful flesh andfor sin,[c]he condemned sin in the flesh,4...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, June 22nd)

Romans 7(ESV) Released from the Law Or do you not know, brothers[a]for I am speaking to those who know the lawthat the law is binding on a person only as long as he lives?2Fora married woman is bound by law to her husband while he lives, but if her husband dies she is released from the law of marriage.[b]3Accordingly,she will be called an adulteress if she lives with a...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, June 21st)

Romans 6(ESV) Dead to Sin, Alive to God What shall we say then?Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound?2By no means! How canwe who died to sin still live in it?3Do you not know that all of uswho have been baptizedinto Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?4We wereburied therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just asChrist was raised from t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, June 20th)

Romans 5(ESV) Peace with God Through Faith Therefore, since we have been justified by faith,we[a]have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.2Through him we have alsoobtained access by faith[b]into this gracein which we stand, andwe[c]rejoice[d]in hope of the glory of God.3Not only that, but werejoice in our sufferings, knowing that sufferingproduces endurance,4a...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, June 19th)

Romans 4(ESV) Abraham Justified by Faith What then shall we say was gained by Abraham,our forefather according to the flesh?2For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, butnot before God.3For what does the Scripture say?"Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness."4Nowto the one who works, his wages are not counted as a...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, June 16th)

Romans 3(ESV) God's Righteousness Upheld Then what advantage has the Jew? Or what is the value of circumcision?2Much in every way. To begin with,the Jews were entrusted withthe oracles of God.3What if some were unfaithful?Does their faithlessness nullify the faithfulness of God?4By no means!Let God be true thoughevery one were a liar, as it is written, "That you may...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, June 15th)

Romans 2(ESV) God's Righteous Judgment Therefore you haveno excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. Forin passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things.2We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things.3Do you suppose, O manyou who judge those who practice such things and yet ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, June 14th)

Romans 1(ESV) Greeting Paul,a servant[a]of Christ Jesus,called to be an apostle,set apart for the gospel of God,2whichhe promised beforehandthrough his prophets in the holy Scriptures,3concerning his Son,who was descended from David[b]according to the flesh4andwas declared to be the Son of Godin power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dea...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, June 13th)

Acts 28(ESV) Paul on Malta After we were brought safely through,we then learned thatthe island was called Malta.2The native people[a]showed us unusualkindness, for they kindled a fire and welcomed us all, because it had begun to rain and was cold.3When Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and put them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat and fastened on his ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, June 12th)

Acts 27(ESV) Paul Sails for Rome 27And when it was decidedthatwe should sail for Italy, they delivered Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion of the AugustanCohort named Julius.2And embarking in a ship of Adramyttium, which was about to sail to the ports along the coast of Asia, we put to sea, accompanied byAristarchus, a Macedonian from Thessalonica.3The next day ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, June 9th)

Acts 26(ESV) Paul's Defense Before Agrippa 26SoAgrippa said to Paul, "You have permission to speak for yourself." Then Paul stretched out his hand and made his defense: 2"I consider myself fortunate that it is before you, King Agrippa, I am going to make my defense todayagainst all the accusations of the Jews,3especially because you are familiar with all thecustoms an...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, June 8th)

Acts 25(ESV) Paul Appeals to Caesar Now three days after Festus had arrived inthe province, he went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea.2And the chief priests and the principal men of the Jewslaid out their case against Paul, and they urged him,3asking as a favor against Paul[a]that he summon him to Jerusalembecausethey were planning an ambush to kill him on the way.4Festus ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, June 7th)

Acts 24(ESV) Paul Before Felix at Caesarea Andafter five days the high priestAnanias came down with some elders and a spokesman, one Tertullus. They laid beforethe governor their case against Paul.2And when he had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying: "Since through you we enjoy much peace, and since by your foresight,most excellent Felix, reforms are ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, June 6th)

Acts 23(ESV) And looking intently at the council, Paul said, "Brothers,I have lived my life before God in all good conscience up to this day."2And the high priestAnanias commanded those who stood by himto strike him on the mouth.3Then Paul said to him, "God is going to strike you, youwhitewashedwall! Are you sitting to judge me according to the law, and yetcontrary to the...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, June 5th)

Acts 22(ESV) "Brothers and fathers, hear the defense that I now make before you." 2And when they heard that he was addressing them inthe Hebrew language,[a]they became even more quiet. And he said: 3"I am a Jew, born in Tarsus in Cilicia, but brought up in this city, educatedat the feet ofGamaliel[b]according to the strict manner of the law of our fathers,being zealous ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, June 2nd)

Acts 21(ESV) Paul Goes to Jerusalem And whenwe had parted from them and set sail, wecame by a straight course to Cos, and the next day to Rhodes, and from there to Patara.[a]2And having found a ship crossing to Phoenicia, we went aboard and set sail.3When we had come in sight of Cyprus, leaving it on the left we sailed to Syria and landed at Tyre, for there the ship was ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, June 1st)

Acts 20(ESV) Paul in Macedonia and Greece After the uproar ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and after encouraging them, he said farewell anddeparted for Macedonia.2When he had gone through those regions and had given them much encouragement, he came to Greece.3There he spent three months, and whena plot was made against him by the Jews[a]as he was about to set sail f...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, May 31st)

Acts 19(ESV) Paul in Ephesus And it happened that whileApollos was at Corinth, Paul passedthrough the inland[a]country and came to Ephesus. There he found some disciples.2And he said to them,"Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" And they said, "No,we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."3And he said,"Into what then were you baptized?" They said...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, May 30th)

Acts 18(ESV) Paul in Corinth After this Paul[a]left Athens and went to Corinth.2And he found a Jew namedAquila, a native of Pontus, recently come from Italy with his wifePriscilla, becauseClaudius had commanded all the Jews to leave Rome. And he went to see them,3andbecause he was of the same trade he stayed with them and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade.4Andhe ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, May 29th)

Acts 17(ESV) Paul and Silas in Thessalonica 17Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came toThessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews.2And Paul went in,as was his custom, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with themfrom the Scriptures,3explaining and proving that it was necessary forthe Christ to suffer andto rise from the dead, an...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, May 26th)

Acts 16(ESV) Timothy Joins Paul and Silas Paul[a]came also to Derbe and to Lystra. A disciple was there, namedTimothy,the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek.2He was well spoken of bythe brothers[b]at Lystra and Iconium.3Paul wanted Timothy to accompany him, and hetook him and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those places, ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, May 25th)

Acts 15(ESV) The Jerusalem Council But some men came down from Judea and were teachingthe brothers, "Unless you arecircumcisedaccording to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved."2And after Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension anddebate with them, Paul and Barnabas andsome of the others were appointed to go up to Jerusalem tothe apostles and the elders about this ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, May 24th)

Acts 14(ESV) Paul and Barnabas at Iconium Now at Iconiumthey entered together into the Jewish synagogue and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks believed.2But theunbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds againstthe brothers.[a]3So they remained for a long time, speaking boldly forthe Lord, who bore witness tothe word of ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, May 23rd)

Acts 13(ESV) Barnabas and Saul Sent Off Now there were in the church at Antiochprophets andteachers,Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger,[a]Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a lifelong friend ofHerod the tetrarch, and Saul.2While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting,the Holy Spirit said,"Set apart for me Barnabas and Saulfor the work to which I have called them."3Then after...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, May 22nd)

Acts 12 (ESV) James Killed and Peter Imprisoned About that time Herod the king laid violent hands on some who belonged to the church. 2 He killed James the brother of John with the sword, 3 and when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also. This was during the days of Unleavened Bread. 4 And when he had seized him, he put him in prison, deliveri...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, May 19th)

Acts 11(ESV) Peter Reports to the Church Now the apostles and the brothers[a] who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. 2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcision party[b] criticized him, saying, 3 "You went to uncircumcised men and ate with them." 4 But Peter began and explained it to them in order: 5 "I was in the ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, May 18th)

Acts 10 (ESV) Peter and Cornelius At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of what was known as the Italian Cohort, 2 a devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God. 3 About the ninth hour of the day[a] he saw clearly in a vision an angel of God come in and say to him, "Cornelius." 4 A...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, May 17th)

Acts 9 (ESV) The Conversion of Saul But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest 2 and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem. 3 Now as he went on his way, he approached Damascus, and suddenly a light ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, May 16th)

Acts 8 (ESV) Saul Ravages the Church And Saul approved of his execution. And there arose on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. 2 Devout men buried Stephen and made great lamentation over him. 3 But Saul was ravaging the church, and entering house afte...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, May 15th)

Acts 7 (ESV) Stephen's Speech And the high priest said, "Are these things so?" 2 And Stephen said: "Brothers and fathers, hear me. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran, 3 and said to him, 'Go out from your land and from your kindred and go into the land that I will show you.' 4 Then he went out from the lan...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, May 12th)

Acts 6 (ESV) Seven Chosen to Serve Now in these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists[a] arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. 2 And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, "It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve ta...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, May 11th)

Acts 5 (ESV) Ananias and Sapphira But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, 2 and with his wife's knowledge he kept back for himself some of the proceeds and brought only a part of it and laid it at the apostles' feet. 3 But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back for yourself part ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, May 10th)

Acts 4 (ESV) Peter and John Before the Council And as they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple and the Sadducees came upon them, 2 greatly annoyed because they were teaching the people and proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection from the dead. 3 And they arrested them and put them in custody until the next day, for it was already evening....

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, May 9th)

Acts 3 (ESV) The Lame Beggar Healed Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour.[a] 2 And a man lame from birth was being carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple that is called the Beautiful Gate to ask alms of those entering the temple. 3 Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked to receive alms....

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, May 8th)

Acts 2 (ESV) The Coming of the Holy Spirit 2 When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. 2 And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. 3 And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested[a] on each one of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, May 5th)

Acts 1 (ESV) The Promise of the Holy Spirit In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. 3 He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and s...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, May 4th)

John 21 (ESV) Jesus Appears to Seven Disciples After this Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias, and he revealed himself in this way. 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter said to them, "I am going fishing." They said to him, "...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, May 3rd)

John 20 (ESV) The Resurrection Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. 2 So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, "They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, May 2nd)

John 19 (ESV) Jesus Delivered to Be Crucified Then Pilate took Jesus and flogged him. 2 And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head and arrayed him in a purple robe. 3 They came up to him, saying, "Hail, King of the Jews!" and struck him with their hands. 4 Pilate went out again and said to them, "See, I am bringing him out to you that you ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, May 1st)

John 18 (ESV) Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus When Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples across the brook Kidron, where there was a garden, which he and his disciples entered. 2 Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knew the place, for Jesus often met there with his disciples. 3 So Judas, having procured a band of soldiers and some officers from the chief...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, April 28th)

John 17 (ESV) The High Priestly Prayer When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, "Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, 2 since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. 3 And this is eternal life, that they know you, the only true God, and Jesu...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, April 27th)

John 16 (ESV) "I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away. 2 They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God. 3 And they will do these things because they have not known the Father, nor me. 4 But I have said these things to you, that when their hour comes you may rem...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, April 26th)

John 15 (ESV) I Am the True Vine "I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. 3 Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. 4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unl...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, April 25th)

John 14 (ESV) I Am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life "Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God;[a] believe also in me. 2 In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?[b] 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, April 24th)

John 13 (ESV) Jesus Washes the Disciples' Feet Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. 2 During supper, when the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him, 3 Jesus, knowing that t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, April 21st)

John 12 (ESV) Mary Anoints Jesus at Bethany Six days before the Passover, Jesus therefore came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 So they gave a dinner for him there. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those reclining with him at table. 3 Mary therefore took a pound[a] of expensive ointment made from pure nard, and anointed the feet ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, April 20th)

John 11 (ESV) The Death of Lazarus Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill. 3 So the sisters sent to him, saying, "Lord, he whom you love is ill." 4 But when Jesus heard it he said, "This illness does not lead...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, April 19th)

John 10 (ESV) I Am the Good Shepherd "Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber. 2 But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. 3 To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. 4 When he has brought...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, April 18th)

John 9 (ESV) Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 And his disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?" 3 Jesus answered, "It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him. 4 We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, April 17th)

John 8 (ESV) [The earliest manuscripts do not include 7:538:11.][g] The Woman Caught in Adultery but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them. 3 The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst 4 they said t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, April 14th)

John 7 (ESV) Jesus at the Feast of Booths After this Jesus went about in Galilee. He would not go about in Judea, because the Jews[a] were seeking to kill him. 2 Now the Jews' Feast of Booths was at hand. 3 So his brothers[b] said to him, "Leave here and go to Judea, that your disciples also may see the works you are doing. 4 For no one works in secret if he seeks to be ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, April 13th)

John 6 (ESV) Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand 6 After this Jesus went away to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, which is the Sea of Tiberias. 2 And a large crowd was following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing on the sick. 3 Jesus went up on the mountain, and there he sat down with his disciples. 4 Now the Passover, the feast of the Jews, was at hand. 5 ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, April 12th)

John 5 (ESV) The Healing at the Pool on the Sabbath After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 2 Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, in Aramaic[a] called Bethesda,[b] which has five roofed colonnades. 3 In these lay a multitude of invalidsblind, lame, and paralyzed.[c] 5 One man was there who had been an invalid for thirty-...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, April 11th)

John 4 (ESV) Jesus and the Woman of Samaria Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John 2 (although Jesus himself did not baptize, but only his disciples), 3 he left Judea and departed again for Galilee. 4 And he had to pass through Samaria. 5 So he came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the fiel...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, April 10th)

John 3 (ESV) You Must Be Born Again Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. 2 This man came to Jesus[a] by night and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him." 3 Jesus answered him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again[b] he canno...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, April 7th)

John 2 (ESV) The Wedding at Cana On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. 2 Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples. 3 When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him, "They have no wine." 4 And Jesus said to her, "Woman, what does this have to do with me? My hour has not yet come." 5 His mother s...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, April 6th)

John 1 (ESV) The Word Became Flesh In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. 4 In him was life,[a] and the life was the light of men. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, April 5th)

Luke 24 (ESV) The Resurrection But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. 2 And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. 4 While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel. 5 And as they were...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, April 4th)

Luke 23 (ESV) Jesus Before Pilate Then the whole company of them arose and brought him before Pilate. 2 And they began to accuse him, saying, "We found this man misleading our nation and forbidding us to give tribute to Caesar, and saying that he himself is Christ, a king." 3 And Pilate asked him, "Are you the King of the Jews?" And he answered him, "You have said so." 4...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, April 3rd)

Luke 22 (ESV) The Plot to Kill Jesus Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread drew near, which is called the Passover. 2 And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to put him to death, for they feared the people. Judas to Betray Jesus 3 Then Satan entered into Judas called Iscariot, who was of the number of the twelve. 4 He went away and conferred with the chief p...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, March 31st)

Luke 21 (ESV) The Widow's Offering Jesus[a] looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the offering box, 2 and he saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins.[b] 3 And he said, "Truly, I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them. 4 For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on." Jes...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, March 30th)

Luke 20 (ESV) The Authority of Jesus Challenged One day, as Jesus[a] was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes with the elders came up 2 and said to him, "Tell us by what authority you do these things, or who it is that gave you this authority." 3 He answered them, "I also will ask you a question. Now tell me, 4 was...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, March 29th)

Luke 19 (ESV) Jesus and Zacchaeus He entered Jericho and was passing through. 2 And behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector and was rich. 3 And he was seeking to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was small in stature. 4 So he ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, for he was about t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, March 28th)

Luke 18 (ESV) The Parable of the Persistent Widow And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. 2 He said, "In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. 3 And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, 'Give me justice against my adversary.' 4 For a while he refused, but...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, March 27th)

Luke 17 (ESV) Temptations to Sin And he said to his disciples, "Temptations to sin[a] are sure to come, but woe to the one through whom they come! 2 It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin.[b] 3 Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him,...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, March 24th)

Luke 16 (ESV) The Parable of the Dishonest Manager He also said to the disciples, "There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his possessions. 2 And he called him and said to him, 'What is this that I hear about you? Turn in the account of your management, for you can no longer be manager.' 3 And the manager said to ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, March 23rd)

Luke 15 (ESV) The Parable of the Lost Sheep Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, "This man receives sinners and eats with them." 3 So he told them this parable: 4 "What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open country, ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, March 22nd)

Luke 14 (ESV) Healing of a Man on the Sabbath One Sabbath, when he went to dine at the house of a ruler of the Pharisees, they were watching him carefully. 2 And behold, there was a man before him who had dropsy. 3 And Jesus responded to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?" 4 But they remained silent. Then he took him and heal...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, March 21st)

Luke 13 (ESV) Repent or Perish There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 2 And he answered them, "Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered in this way? 3 No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish....

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, March 20th)

Luke 12 (ESV) Beware of the Leaven of the Pharisees In the meantime, when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first, "Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. 2 Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known. 3 Therefore whatever y...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, March 17th)

Luke 11 (ESV) The Lord's Prayer Now Jesus[a] was praying in a certain place, and when he finished, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples." 2 And he said to them, "When you pray, say: "Father, hallowed be your name.Your kingdom come.3 Give us each day our daily bread,[b]4 and forgive us our sins,for we ourselves forgive e...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, March 16th)

Luke 10 (ESV) Jesus Sends Out the Seventy-Two After this the Lord appointed seventy-two[a] others and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town and place where he himself was about to go. 2 And he said to them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest. 3 Go ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, March 15th)

Luke 9 (ESV) Jesus Sends Out the Twelve Apostles 9 And he called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, 2 and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal. 3 And he said to them, "Take nothing for your journey, no staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not have two tunics.[a] 4 And whatever house y...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, March 14th)

Luke 8 (ESV) Women Accompanying Jesus Soon afterward he went on through cities and villages, proclaiming and bringing the good news of the kingdom of God. And the twelve were with him, 2 and also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary, called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, 3 and Joanna, the wife of Chuza, Herod's household m...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, March 13th)

Luke 7 (ESV) Jesus Heals a Centurion's Servant After he had finished all his sayings in the hearing of the people, he entered Capernaum. 2 Now a centurion had a servant[a] who was sick and at the point of death, who was highly valued by him. 3 When the centurion[b] heard about Jesus, he sent to him elders of the Jews, asking him to come and heal his servant. 4 And when t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, March 10th)

Luke 6 (ESV) Jesus Is Lord of the Sabbath On a Sabbath,[a] while he was going through the grainfields, his disciples plucked and ate some heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands. 2 But some of the Pharisees said, "Why are you doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath?" 3 And Jesus answered them, "Have you not read what David did when he was hungry, he and those w...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, March 9th)

Luke 5 (ESV) Jesus Calls the First Disciples On one occasion, while the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret, 2 and he saw two boats by the lake, but the fishermen had gone out of them and were washing their nets. 3 Getting into one of the boats, which was Simon's, he asked him to put out a little from the land. ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, March 8th)

Luke 4 (ESV) The Temptation of Jesus And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness 2 for forty days, being tempted by the devil. And he ate nothing during those days. And when they were ended, he was hungry. 3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become bread." 4 And Jesus answ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, March 7th)

Luke 3 (ESV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene, 2 during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John the s...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, March 6th)

Luke 2 (ESV) The Birth of Jesus Christ In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This was the first registration when[a] Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 And all went to be registered, each to his own town. 4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is ca...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, March 3rd)

Luke 1 (ESV) Dedication to Theophilus Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things that have been accomplished among us, 2 just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word have delivered them to us, 3 it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for y...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, March 2nd)

Mark 16 (ESV) The Resurrection When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. 2 And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. 3 And they were saying to one another, "Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance of the tomb?" 4 And l...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, March 1st)

Mark 15 (ESV) Jesus Delivered to Pilate And as soon as it was morning, the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council. And they bound Jesus and led him away and delivered him over to Pilate. 2 And Pilate asked him, "Are you the King of the Jews?" And he answered him, "You have said so." 3 And the chief priests accused him of many ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, Feb. 28th)

Mark 14 (ESV) The Plot to Kill Jesus It was now two days before the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to arrest him by stealth and kill him, 2 for they said, "Not during the feast, lest there be an uproar from the people." Jesus Anointed at Bethany 3 And while he was at Bethany in the house of Simon the l...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, Feb. 27th)

Mark 13 (ESV) Jesus Foretells Destruction of the Temple 13 And as he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, "Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!" 2 And Jesus said to him, "Do you see these great buildings? There will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down." Signs of the End of the Age 3 And...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, Feb. 24th)

Mark 12 (ESV) The Parable of the Tenants 12 And he began to speak to them in parables. "A man planted a vineyard and put a fence around it and dug a pit for the winepress and built a tower, and leased it to tenants and went into another country. 2 When the season came, he sent a servant[a] to the tenants to get from them some of the fruit of the vineyard. 3 And they took...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, Feb. 23rd)

Mark 11 (ESV) The Triumphal Entry 11 Now when they drew near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus[a] sent two of his disciples 2 and said to them, "Go into the village in front of you, and immediately as you enter it you will find a colt tied, on which no one has ever sat. Untie it and bring it. 3 If anyone says to you, 'Why are you doing...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, Feb. 22nd)

Mark 10 (ESV) Teaching About Divorce 10 And he left there and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan, and crowds gathered to him again. And again, as was his custom, he taught them. 2 And Pharisees came up and in order to test him asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?" 3 He answered them, "What did Moses command you?" 4 They said, "Moses allowed...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, Feb. 21st)

Mark 9 (ESV) And he said to them, "Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God after it has come with power." The Transfiguration 2 And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, 3 and his clothes became r...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, Feb. 20th)

Mark 8 (ESV) Jesus Feeds the Four Thousand In those days, when again a great crowd had gathered, and they had nothing to eat, he called his disciples to him and said to them, 2 "I have compassion on the crowd, because they have been with me now three days and have nothing to eat. 3 And if I send them away hungry to their homes, they will faint on the way. And some of the...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, Feb. 17th)

Mark 7 (ESV) Traditions and Commandments Now when the Pharisees gathered to him, with some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem, 2 they saw that some of his disciples ate with hands that were defiled, that is, unwashed. 3 (For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they wash their hands properly,[a] holding to the tradition of the elders, 4 and when they ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, Feb. 16th)

Mark 6 (ESV) Jesus Rejected at Nazareth He went away from there and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. 2 And on the Sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished, saying, "Where did this man get these things? What is the wisdom given to him? How are such mighty works done by his hands? 3 Is not this the carpenter, t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, Feb. 15th)

Mark 5 (ESV) Jesus Heals a Man with a Demon They came to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gerasenes.[a] 2 And when Jesus[b] had stepped out of the boat, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit. 3 He lived among the tombs. And no one could bind him anymore, not even with a chain, 4 for he had often been bound with shackles a...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, Feb. 14th)

Mark 4 (ESV) The Parable of the Sower Again he began to teach beside the sea. And a very large crowd gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat in it on the sea, and the whole crowd was beside the sea on the land. 2 And he was teaching them many things in parables, and in his teaching he said to them: 3 "Listen! Behold, a sower went out to sow. 4 And as he so...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, Feb. 13th)

Mark 3 (ESV) A Man with a Withered Hand Again he entered the synagogue, and a man was there with a withered hand. 2 And they watched Jesus, to see whether he would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse him. 3 And he said to the man with the withered hand, "Come here." 4 And he said to them, "Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do harm, to save life ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, Feb. 10th)

Mark 2 (ESV) Jesus Heals a Paralytic And when he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. 2 And many were gathered together, so that there was no more room, not even at the door. And he was preaching the word to them. 3 And they came, bringing to him a paralytic carried by four men. 4 And when they could not get near him because of the ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, Feb. 9th)

Mark 1 (ESV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way 1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2 As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, "Behold, I send my messenger before your face,who will prepare your way,3 the voice of one crying in the wilderness:'Prepare[c] the way of the Lord,make his paths straight,'" 4 John appeared, baptizing in the wildernes...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, Feb. 8th)

Matthew 28 (ESV) The Resurrection Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2 And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow. 4 An...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, Feb. 7th)

Matthew 27 (ESV) Jesus Delivered to Pilate When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death. 2 And they bound him and led him away and delivered him over to Pilate the governor. Judas Hangs Himself 3 Then when Judas, his betrayer, saw that Jesus was condemned, he changed his mind and brought back the t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, Feb. 6th)

Matthew 26 (ESV) The Plot to Kill Jesus When Jesus had finished all these sayings, he said to his disciples, 2 "You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man will be delivered up to be crucified." 3 Then the chief priests and the elders of the people gathered in the palace of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas, 4 and plotted together in o...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, Feb. 3rd)

Matthew 25 (ESV) The Parable of the Ten Virgins "Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3 For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, 4 but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps. 5 As the bridegroom was delayed, they all became...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, Feb. 2nd)

Matthew 24 (ESV) Jesus Foretells Destruction of the Temple Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. 2 But he answered them, "You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down." Signs of the End of the Age 3 As he sa...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, Feb. 1st)

Matthew 23 (ESV) Seven Woes to the Scribes and Pharisees Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, 2 "The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat, 3 so do and observe whatever they tell you, but not the works they do. For they preach, but do not practice. 4 They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on people's shoulders, but they themselves are...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, Jan. 31st)

Matthew 22 (ESV) The Parable of the Wedding Feast And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying, 2 "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son, 3 and sent his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding feast, but they would not come. 4 Again he sent other servants, saying, 'Tell those who are invited, "See, I have...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, Jan. 30th)

Matthew 21 (ESV) The Triumphal Entry Now when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, "Go into the village in front of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them to me. 3 If anyone says anything to you, you shall say, 'The Lord needs t...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, Jan. 27th)

Matthew 20 (ESV) Laborers in the Vineyard "For the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. 2 After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard. 3 And going out about the third hour he saw others standing idle in the marketplace, 4 and to them he said, 'You go in...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, Jan. 26th)

Matthew 19 (ESV) Teaching About Divorce Now when Jesus had finished these sayings, he went away from Galilee and entered the region of Judea beyond the Jordan. 2 And large crowds followed him, and he healed them there. 3 And Pharisees came up to him and tested him by asking, "Is it lawful to divorce one's wife for any cause?" 4 He answered, "Have you not read that he wh...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, Jan. 25th)

Matthew 18 (ESV) Who Is the Greatest? At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?" 2 And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them 3 and said, "Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greate...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, Jan. 24th)

Matthew 17 (ESV) The Transfiguration And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. 2 And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light. 3 And behold, there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him. 4 And Peter said to Jesus, ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, Jan. 23th)

Matthew 16 (ESV) The Pharisees and Sadducees Demand Signs And the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and to test him they asked him to show them a sign from heaven. 2 He answered them, "When it is evening, you say, 'It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.' 3 And in the morning, 'It will be stormy today, for the sky is red and threatening.' You know how to interpret the a...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, Jan. 20th)

Matthew 15 (ESV) Traditions and Commandments Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, 2 "Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat." 3 He answered them, "And why do you break the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition? 4 For God commanded, 'Honor your father and your mother,...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, Jan. 19th)

Matthew 14 (ESV) The Death of John the Baptist At that time Herod the tetrarch heard about the fame of Jesus, 2 and he said to his servants, "This is John the Baptist. He has been raised from the dead; that is why these miraculous powers are at work in him." 3 For Herod had seized John and bound him and put him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wif...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, Jan. 18th)

Matthew 13 (ESV) The Parable of the Sower That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2 And great crowds gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat down. And the whole crowd stood on the beach. 3 And he told them many things in parables, saying: "A sower went out to sow. 4 And as he sowed, some seeds fell along the path, and the birds ca...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, Jan. 17th)

Matthew 12 (ESV) Jesus Is Lord of the Sabbath At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry, and they began to pluck heads of grain and to eat. 2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they said to him, "Look, your disciples are doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath." 3 He said to them, "Have you not read what David did when he...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, Jan. 16th)

Matthew 11 (ESV) Messengers from John the Baptist When Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to teach and preach in their cities. 2 Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples 3 and said to him, "Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?" 4 And Jesus answered them, "G...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, Jan. 13th)

Matthew 10 (ESV) The Twelve Apostles 10 And he called to him his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every affliction. 2 The names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother; 3 Philip and Bartholomew; ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, Jan. 12th)

Matthew 9 (ESV) Jesus Heals a Paralytic 9 And getting into a boat he crossed over and came to his own city. 2 And behold, some people brought to him a paralytic, lying on a bed. And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, "Take heart, my son; your sins are forgiven." 3 And behold, some of the scribes said to themselves, "This man is blaspheming." 4 But Jesu...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, Jan. 11th)

Matthew 8 (ESV) Jesus Cleanses a Leper 8 When he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. 2 And behold, a leper came to him and knelt before him, saying, "Lord, if you will, you can make me clean." 3 And Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, "I will; be clean." And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. 4 And Jesus said to him, "See that you...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, Jan. 10th)

Matthew 7 (ESV) Judging Others 7 "Judge not, that you be not judged. 2 For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. 3 Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? 4 Or how can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the speck out of your eye,' w...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, Jan. 9th)

Matthew 6 (ESV) Giving to the Needy 6 "Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. 2 "Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to...

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Daily Bible Reading (Friday, Jan. 6th)

Matthew 5 (ESV) The Sermon on the Mount 5 Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. The Beatitudes 2 And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: 3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 "Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. 5 "Blessed are the meek, for th...

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Daily Bible Reading (Thursday, Jan. 5)

Matthew 4 (ESV) The Temptation of Jesus 4 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 And the tempter came and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread." 4 But he answered, "It is written, "'Man shall not live by bread ...

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Daily Bible Reading (Wednesday, Jan. 4)

Matthew 3 (ESV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way 3 In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, 2 "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand." 3 For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said, "The voice of one crying in the wilderness:'Prepare the way of the Lord;make his paths straight.'" 4 Now John wore a garment...

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Daily Bible Reading (Tuesday, Jan. 3)

Matthew 2 (ESV) The Visit of the Wise Men 2 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, "Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him." 3 When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him;...

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Daily Bible Reading (Monday, Jan. 2)

Matthew 1 (ESV) The Genealogy of Jesus Christ 1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram, 4 and Ram the f...

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