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Mon, 12 Nov 2018 - Labor for the kingdom

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Taking Responsibility
Reading: Labor for the kingdom
Reference: Matt. 20:1–7

Matthew 20:1: For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.
Matthew 20:2: And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard.
Matthew 20:3: And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace,
Matthew 20:4: And said unto them; Go ye also into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right I will give you. And they went their way.
Matthew 20:5: Again he went out about the sixth and ninth hour, and did likewise.
Matthew 20:6: And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and saith unto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?
Matthew 20:7: They say unto him, Because no man hath hired us. He saith unto them, Go ye also into the vineyard; and whatsoever is right, that shall ye receive.
(KJV)
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Sun, 11 Nov 2018 - Sin brings death

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Reaping for Sin
Reading: Sin brings death
Reference: Rom. 7:5–12

Romans 7:5: For when we were in the flesh, the motions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.
Romans 7:6: But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we were held; that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.
Romans 7:7: What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet.
Romans 7:8: But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of concupiscence. For without the law sin was dead.
Romans 7:9: For I was alive without the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.
Romans 7:10: And the commandment, which was ordained to life, I found to be unto death.
Romans 7:11: For sin, taking occasion by the commandment, deceived me, and by it slew me.
Romans 7:12: Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.
(KJV)
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Sat, 10 Nov 2018 - Reaping for sin

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Reaping for Sin
Reading: Reaping for sin
Reference: Amos 9:1–8

Amos 9:1: I saw the Lord standing upon the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head, all of them; and I will slay the last of them with the sword: he that fleeth of them shall not flee away, and he that escapeth of them shall not be delivered.
Amos 9:2: Though they dig into hell, thence shall mine hand take them; though they climb up to heaven, thence will I bring them down:
Amos 9:3: And though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out thence; and though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, thence will I command the serpent, and he shall bite them:
Amos 9:4: And though they go into captivity before their enemies, thence will I command the sword, and it shall slay them: and I will set mine eyes upon them for evil, and not for good.
Amos 9:5: And the Lord God of hosts is he that toucheth the land, and it shall melt, and all that dwell therein shall mourn: and it shall rise up wholly like a flood; and shall be drowned, as by the flood of Egypt.
Amos 9:6: It is he that buildeth his stories in the heaven, and hath founded his troop in the earth; he that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The Lord is his name.
Amos 9:7: Are ye not as children of the Ethiopians unto me, O children of Israel? saith the Lord. Have not I brought up Israel out of the land of Egypt? and the Philistines from Caphtor, and the Syrians from Kir?
Amos 9:8: Behold, the eyes of the Lord God are upon the sinful kingdom, and I will destroy it from off the face of the earth; saving that I will not utterly destroy the house of Jacob, saith the Lord.
(KJV)
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Fri, 09 Nov 2018 - The wicked shall fall

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Reaping for Sin
Reading: The wicked shall fall
Reference: Prov. 11:5–8

Proverbs 11:5: The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.
Proverbs 11:6: The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.
Proverbs 11:7: When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perisheth.
Proverbs 11:8: The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead.
(KJV)
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Thu, 08 Nov 2018 - We have forsaken God’s commandments

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Reaping for Sin
Reading: We have forsaken God’s commandments
Reference: Ezra 9:4–10

Ezra 9:4: Then were assembled unto me every one that trembled at the words of the God of Israel, because of the transgression of those that had been carried away; and I sat astonied until the evening sacrifice.
Ezra 9:5: And at the evening sacrifice I arose up from my heaviness; and having rent my garment and my mantle, I fell upon my knees, and spread out my hands unto the Lord my God,
Ezra 9:6: And said, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God: for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up unto the heavens.
Ezra 9:7: Since the days of our fathers have we been in a great trespass unto this day; and for our iniquities have we, our kings, and our priests, been delivered into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity, and to a spoil, and to confusion of face, as it is this day.
Ezra 9:8: And now for a little space grace hath been shewed from the Lord our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a nail in his holy place, that our God may lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage.
Ezra 9:9: For we were bondmen; yet our God hath not forsaken us in our bondage, but hath extended mercy unto us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up the house of our God, and to repair the desolations thereof, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.
Ezra 9:10: And now, O our God, what shall we say after this? for we have forsaken thy commandments,
(KJV)
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Wed, 07 Nov 2018 - David admits his sin

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Reaping for Sin
Reading: David admits his sin
Reference: 2 Sam. 24:10–17

II Samuel 24:10: And David’s heart smote him after that he had numbered the people. And David said unto the Lord, I have sinned greatly in that I have done: and now, I beseech thee, O Lord, take away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly.
II Samuel 24:11: For when David was up in the morning, the word of the Lord came unto the prophet Gad, David’s seer, saying,
II Samuel 24:12: Go and say unto David, Thus saith the Lord, I offer thee three things; choose thee one of them, that I may do it unto thee.
II Samuel 24:13: So Gad came to David, and told him, and said unto him, Shall seven years of famine come unto thee in thy land? or wilt thou flee three months before thine enemies, while they pursue thee? or that there be three days’ pestilence in thy land? now advise, and see what answer I shall return to him that sent me.
II Samuel 24:14: And David said unto Gad, I am in a great strait: let us fall now into the hand of the Lord; for his mercies are great: and let me not fall into the hand of man.
II Samuel 24:15: So the Lord sent a pestilence upon Israel from the morning even to the time appointed: and there died of the people from Dan even to Beer–sheba seventy thousand men.
II Samuel 24:16: And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, the Lord repented him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed the people, It is enough: stay now thine hand. And the angel of the Lord was by the threshingplace of Araunah the Jebusite.
II Samuel 24:17: And David spake unto the Lord when he saw the angel that smote the people, and said, Lo, I have sinned, and I have done wickedly: but these sheep, what have they done? let thine hand, I pray thee, be against me, and against my father’s house.
(KJV)
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Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - All have sinned

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Reaping for Sin
Reading: All have sinned
Reference: Rom. 5:12–21

Romans 5:12: Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:
Romans 5:13: ( For until the law sin was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no law.
Romans 5:14: Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam’s transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come.
Romans 5:15: But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.
Romans 5:16: And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift: for the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offences unto justification.
Romans 5:17: For if by one man’s offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.)
Romans 5:18: Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life.
Romans 5:19: For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.
Romans 5:20: Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:
Romans 5:21: That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.
(KJV)
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Mon, 05 Nov 2018 - The curse of sin

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: Reaping for Sin
Reading: The curse of sin
Reference: Gen. 3:16–19

Genesis 3:16: Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.
Genesis 3:17: And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
Genesis 3:18: Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;
Genesis 3:19: In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
(KJV)
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Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - Stewardship of abundance

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: A Wise Steward
Reading: Stewardship of abundance
Reference: 1 Tim. 6:6–10, 17–19

I Timothy 6:6: But godliness with contentment is great gain.
I Timothy 6:7: For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.
I Timothy 6:8: And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
I Timothy 6:9: But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
I Timothy 6:10: For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
I Timothy 6:17: Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
I Timothy 6:18: That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
I Timothy 6:19: Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
(KJV)
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Sat, 03 Nov 2018 - Dishonesty punished

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: A Wise Steward
Reading: Dishonesty punished
Reference: Acts 5:1–11

Acts 5:1: But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
Acts 5:2: And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles’ feet.
Acts 5:3: But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
Acts 5:4: Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.
Acts 5:5: And Ananias hearing these words fell down, and gave up the ghost: and great fear came on all them that heard these things.
Acts 5:6: And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out, and buried him.
Acts 5:7: And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.
Acts 5:8: And Peter answered unto her, Tell me whether ye sold the land for so much? And she said, Yea, for so much.
Acts 5:9: Then Peter said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them which have buried thy husband are at the door, and shall carry thee out.
Acts 5:10: Then fell she down straightway at his feet, and yielded up the ghost: and the young men came in, and found her dead, and, carrying her forth, buried her by her husband.
Acts 5:11: And great fear came upon all the church, and upon as many as heard these things.
(KJV)
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Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - Willing givers

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: A Wise Steward
Reading: Willing givers
Reference: Exod. 36:2–7

Exodus 36:2: And Moses called Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whose heart the Lord had put wisdom, even every one whose heart stirred him up to come unto the work to do it:
Exodus 36:3: And they received of Moses all the offering, which the children of Israel had brought for the work of the service of the sanctuary, to make it withal. And they brought yet unto him free offerings every morning.
Exodus 36:4: And all the wise men, that wrought all the work of the sanctuary, came every man from his work which they made;
Exodus 36:5: And they spake unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the Lord commanded to make.
Exodus 36:6: And Moses gave commandment, and they caused it to be proclaimed throughout the camp, saying, Let neither man nor woman make any more work for the offering of the sanctuary. So the people were restrained from bringing.
Exodus 36:7: For the stuff they had was sufficient for all the work to make it, and too much.
(KJV)
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Thu, 01 Nov 2018 - Unfaithful stewards

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: A Wise Steward
Reading: Unfaithful stewards
Reference: Luke 16:1–8

Luke 16:1: And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.
Luke 16:2: And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest be no longer steward.
Luke 16:3: Then the steward said within himself, What shall I do? for my lord taketh away from me the stewardship: I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed.
Luke 16:4: I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.
Luke 16:5: So he called every one of his lord’s debtors unto him, and said unto the first, How much owest thou unto my lord?
Luke 16:6: And he said, An hundred measures of oil. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and sit down quickly, and write fifty.
Luke 16:7: Then said he to another, And how much owest thou? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and write fourscore.
Luke 16:8: And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.
(KJV)
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Wed, 31 Oct 2018 - Can a steward rob God?

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: A Wise Steward
Reading: Can a steward rob God?
Reference: Mal. 3:6–12

Malachi 3:6: For I am the Lord, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.
Malachi 3:7: Even from the days of your fathers ye are gone away from mine ordinances, and have not kept them. Return unto me, and I will return unto you, saith the Lord of hosts. But ye said, Wherein shall we return?
Malachi 3:8: Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings.
Malachi 3:9: Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation.
Malachi 3:10: Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.
Malachi 3:11: And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast her fruit before the time in the field, saith the Lord of hosts.
Malachi 3:12: And all nations shall call you blessed: for ye shall be a delightsome land, saith the Lord of hosts.
(KJV)
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Tue, 30 Oct 2018 - Faithfulness with little or much

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: A Wise Steward
Reading: Faithfulness with little or much
Reference: Luke 16:10–13

Luke 16:10: He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.
Luke 16:11: If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?
Luke 16:12: And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man’s, who shall give you that which is your own?
Luke 16:13: No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
(KJV)
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Mon, 29 Oct 2018 - The just man will surely live

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: A Wise Steward
Reading: The just man will surely live
Reference: Ezek. 18:4–5, 7–9

Ezekiel 18:4: Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.
Ezekiel 18:5: But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right,
Ezekiel 18:7: And hath not oppressed any, but hath restored to the debtor his pledge, hath spoiled none by violence, hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment;
Ezekiel 18:8: He that hath not given forth upon usury, neither hath taken any increase, that hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true judgment between man and man,
Ezekiel 18:9: Hath walked in my statutes, and hath kept my judgments, to deal truly; he is just, he shall surely live, saith the Lord God.
(KJV)
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Sun, 28 Oct 2018 - Moses intercedes for the people

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: A Brother Intercedes
Reading: Moses intercedes for the people
Reference: Exod. 32:9–14

Exodus 32:9: And the Lord said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiffnecked people:
Exodus 32:10: Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of thee a great nation.
Exodus 32:11: And Moses besought the Lord his God, and said, Lord, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power, and with a mighty hand?
Exodus 32:12: Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.
Exodus 32:13: Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it for ever.
Exodus 32:14: And the Lord repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.
(KJV)
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Sat, 27 Oct 2018 - Praying for God’s kingdom

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: A Brother Intercedes
Reading: Praying for God’s kingdom
Reference: Ps. 122:1–9

Psalms 122:1: I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the Lord.
Psalms 122:2: Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem.
Psalms 122:3: Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together:
Psalms 122:4: Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the Lord.
Psalms 122:5: For there are set thrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of David.
Psalms 122:6: Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.
Psalms 122:7: Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.
Psalms 122:8: For my brethren and companions’ sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.
Psalms 122:9: Because of the house of the Lord our God I will seek thy good.
(KJV)
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Fri, 26 Oct 2018 - Intercession for a child

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: A Brother Intercedes
Reading: Intercession for a child
Reference: 2 Kings 4:30–37

II Kings 4:30: And the mother of the child said, As the Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. And he arose, and followed her.
II Kings 4:31: And Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff upon the face of the child; but there was neither voice, nor hearing. Wherefore he went again to meet him, and told him, saying, The child is not awaked.
II Kings 4:32: And when Elisha was come into the house, behold, the child was dead, and laid upon his bed.
II Kings 4:33: He went in therefore, and shut the door upon them twain, and prayed unto the Lord.
II Kings 4:34: And he went up, and lay upon the child, and put his mouth upon his mouth, and his eyes upon his eyes, and his hands upon his hands: and he stretched himself upon the child; and the flesh of the child waxed warm.
II Kings 4:35: Then he returned, and walked in the house to and fro; and went up, and stretched himself upon him: and the child sneezed seven times, and the child opened his eyes.
II Kings 4:36: And he called Gehazi, and said, Call this Shunammite. So he called her. And when she was come in unto him, he said, Take up thy son.
II Kings 4:37: Then she went in, and fell at his feet, and bowed herself to the ground, and took up her son, and went out.
(KJV)
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Thu, 25 Oct 2018 - Interceding for a friend

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: A Brother Intercedes
Reading: Interceding for a friend
Reference: 1 Sam. 19:1–7

I Samuel 19:1: And Saul spake to Jonathan his son, and to all his servants, that they should kill David.
I Samuel 19:2: But Jonathan Saul’s son delighted much in David: and Jonathan told David, saying, Saul my father seeketh to kill thee: now therefore, I pray thee, take heed to thyself until the morning, and abide in a secret place, and hide thyself:
I Samuel 19:3: And I will go out and stand beside my father in the field where thou art, and I will commune with my father of thee; and what I see, that I will tell thee.
I Samuel 19:4: And Jonathan spake good of David unto Saul his father, and said unto him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been to thee-ward very good:
I Samuel 19:5: For he did put his life in his hand, and slew the Philistine, and the Lord wrought a great salvation for all Israel: thou sawest it, and didst rejoice: wherefore then wilt thou sin against innocent blood, to slay David without a cause?
I Samuel 19:6: And Saul hearkened unto the voice of Jonathan: and Saul sware, As the Lord liveth, he shall not be slain.
I Samuel 19:7: And Jonathan called David, and Jonathan shewed him all those things. And Jonathan brought David to Saul, and he was in his presence, as in times past.
(KJV)
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Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - Asking for the Spirit

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 00:00
Lesson: A Brother Intercedes
Reading: Asking for the Spirit
Reference: John 14:14–21

John 14:14: If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.
John 14:15: If ye love me, keep my commandments.
John 14:16: And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
John 14:17: Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.
John 14:18: I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.
John 14:19: Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.
John 14:20: At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.
John 14:21: He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.
(KJV)
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