4-10 December 2011

Obedient Faith

  • READ MORE Sunday  04 December 2011
    Mark 1:1-8

    "John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins ... He proclaimed, 'The one who is more powerful than I is coming after me; I am not worthy to stoop down and untie the thong of his sandals. I have baptized you with water; but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.'" (vv. 4, 7, 8)

  • READ MORE Monday  05 December 2011
    Matthew 22:23-33

    "Jesus answered them, 'You are wrong, because you know neither the scriptures nor the power of God. For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven. And as for the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was said to you by God, "I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob"? He is not God of the dead, but of the living.'" (vv. 29-32)

  • READ MORE Tuesday  06 December 2011
    Matthew 22:34-46

    "'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.' This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: 'You shall love your neighbour as yourself.' On these commandments hang all the law and the prophets." (vv. 37-40)

  • READ MORE Wednesday  07 December 2011
    Matthew 23:1-12

    "The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat; therefore, do whatever they teach you and follow it; but do not do as they do, for they do not practise what they teach. They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on the shoulder of others, but they are themselves unwilling to lift a finger to move them." (vv. 2-4)

  • READ MORE Thursday  08 December 2011
    Matthew 23:13-26

    "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you lock people out of the kingdom of heaven. For you do not go in yourselves, and when others are going in, you stop them." (v. 13)

  • READ MORE Friday  09 December 2011
    Matthew 23:27-39

    "Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often have I desired to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing! See, your house to left to you, desolate. For I tell you, you will not see me again until you say, 'Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord.'" (vv. 37-39)

  • READ MORE Saturday  10 December 2011
    Matthew 24:1-14

    "And you will hear of wars and rumours of wars, see that you are not alarmed; for this must take place, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise agaist nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places: all this is but the beginning of the birth pangs." (vv. 6-8)

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