The Word of God: James 3:13-4:12 – November 18, 2020

13Who is wise and understanding among you? Show by your good life that your works are done with gentleness born of wisdom. 14But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not be boastful and false to the truth. 15Such wisdom does not come down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual,…

The Word of God: Malachi 1:1, 6-14 – November 18, 2020

1An oracle. The word of the LORD to Israel by Malachi. 6A son honors his father, and servants their master. If then I am a father, where is the honor due me? And if I am a master, where is the respect due me? says the LORD of hosts to you, O priests, who despise…

Psalm of the Day – November 17, 2020 (Psalm 99)

1 The LORD is king; let the peoples tremble!He sits enthroned upon the cherubim; let the earth quake!2 The LORD is great in Zion;he is exalted over all the peoples.3 Let them praise your great and awesome name.Holy is he!4 Mighty King, lover of justice,you have established equity;you have executed justiceand righteousness in Jacob.5 Extol…

The Word of God: Luke 17:1-10 – November 7, 2020

1Jesus said to his disciples, “Occasions for stumbling are bound to come, but woe to anyone by whom they come! 2It would be better for you if a millstone were hung around your neck and you were thrown into the sea than for you to cause one of these little ones to stumble. 3Be on…

The Word of God: James 3:1-12 – November 17, 2020

1Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers and sisters, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. 2For all of us make many mistakes. Anyone who makes no mistakes in speaking is perfect, able to keep the whole body in check with a bridle. 3If we put bits…

The Word of God: Habakkuk 3:1-10 (11-15) 16-18 – November 17, 2020

1A prayer of the prophet Habakkuk according to Shigionoth. 2O LORD, I have heard of your renown,and I stand in awe, O LORD, of your work.In our own time revive it;in our own time make it known;in wrath may you remember mercy.3God came from Teman,the Holy One from Mount Paran.SelahHis glory covered the heavens,and the…

Psalm of the Day – November 16, 2020 (Psalm 47)

1 Clap your hands, all you peoples;shout to God with loud songs of joy.2 For the LORD, the Most High, is awesome,a great king over all the earth.3 He subdued peoples under us,and nations under our feet.4 He chose our heritage for us,the pride of Jacob whom he loves. Selah 5 God has gone up…

The Word of God: Luke 16:19-31 – November 16, 2020

19″There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, 21who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man’s table; even the dogs would come and lick his sores….

The Word of God: James 2:14-26 – November 16, 2020

14What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works? Can faith save you? 15If a brother or sister is naked and lacks daily food, 16and one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and eat your fill,” and yet you do not…

The Word of God: Habakkuk 2:1-4, 9-20 – November 16, 2020

1I will stand at my watchpost,and station myself on the rampart;I will keep watch to see what he will say to me,and what he will answer concerning my complaint.2Then the LORD answered me and said:Write the vision;make it plain on tablets,so that a runner may read it.3For there is still a vision for the appointed…