10-16 July 2011

The Forsaken Covenant

  • READ MORE Sunday  10 July 2011
    Matthew 13:1-23

    "Then the disciples came and asked him, 'Why do you speak to them in parables?'" (v. 10)

  • READ MORE Monday  11 July 2011
    Ezekiel 20:1-12

    "On that day I swore to them that I would bring them out of the land of Egypt into a land that I had searched out for them, a land flowing with milk and honey, the most glorious of all lands. And I said to them, Cast away the detestable things your eyes feast on, every one of you, and do not defile themselves with the idols of Egypt; I am the Lord your God. But they rebelled against me and would not listen to me ..." (vv. 6-8a)

  • READ MORE Tuesday  12 July 2011
    Ezekiel 20:13-20

    "Then I thought I would pour out my wrath upon them in the wilderness to make an end to them. But I acted for the sake of my name, so that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I had brought them out." (vv. 13b-14)

  • READ MORE Wednesday  13 July 2011
    Ezekiel 20:45-49

    "Then I said, 'Ah, Lord God! they are saying to me, "Is he not a maker of allegories?"'" (v. 49)

  • READ MORE Thursday  14 July 2011
    Ezekiel 33:1-9

    "But if the sentinel sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet, so that the people are not warned, and the sword comes and takes any of them, they are taken away in their iniquity, but their blood I will require at the sentinel's hand. So you, mortal, I have made a sentinel for the house of Israel; whenevere you hear a word from my mouth, you shall give them warning from me." (vv. 6-7)

  • READ MORE Friday  15 July 2011
    Ezekiel 33:10-20

    "Yet you say, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' O house of Israel, I will judge all of you according to your ways!" (v. 20)

  • READ MORE Saturday  16 July 2011
    Ezekiel 33:21-33

    "They come to you as people come, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but they will not obey them. For flattery is on their lips, but their heart is set on their gain. To them you are like a singer of love songs, one who has a beautiful voice and plays well on an instrument; they hear what you say, but they will not do it. When this comes - and come it will! - then they shall know that a prophet has been among them." (vv. 31-33)

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