15-21 July 2012

The Spirit and the Church

  • READ MORE Sunday  15 July 2012
    Mark 6:14-29

    "For Herod himself had sent men who arrested John, bound him, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, because Herod had married her. For John had been telling Herod, 'It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s wife.'" (vv. 17-18)

  • READ MORE Monday  16 July 2012
    Revelation 1:1-8

    "Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and freed us from our sins by his blood, and made us to be a kingdom, priests serving his God and Father, to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen. " (vv. 4-6)

  • READ MORE Tuesday  17 July 2012
    Revelation 1:9-20

    "I, John, your brother who share with you in Jesus the persecution and the kingdom and the patient endurance, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus." (v. 9)

  • READ MORE Wednesday  18 July 2012
    Revelation 2:1-7

    "I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance. I know that you cannot tolerate evildoers; you have tested those who claim to be apostles but are not, and have found them to be false. I also know that you are enduring patiently and bearing up for the sake of my name, and that you have not grown weary. But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first." (vv. 2-4)

  • READ MORE Thursday  19 July 2012
    Revelation 2:8-11

    "I know your affliction and your poverty, even though you are rich. I know the slander on the part of those who say that they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan. Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Beware, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison so that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have affliction. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life." (vv. 9-10)

  • READ MORE Friday  20 July 2012
    Revelation 2:12-17

    "Let anyone who has an ear listen to what the Spirit is saying to the churches. To everyone who conquers I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give a white stone, and on the white stone is written a new name that no one knows except the one who receives it." (v. 17)

  • READ MORE Saturday  21 July 2012
    Revelation 2:18-29

    "But to the rest of you in Thyatira, who do not hold this teaching, who have not learned what some call 'the deep things of Satan', to you I say, I do not lay on you any other burden; only hold fast to what you have until I come." (vv. 24-25)

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