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Week of 1/28 - 2/1 (B5;19)
John 16:1-4, 33 (NKJV)
These things I have spoken to you, that you should not be
made to stumble. They will put you out of the synagogues;
yes, the time is coming that whoever kills you will think that
he offers God service. And these things they will do to you
because they have not known the Father nor Me. But these
things I have told you, that when the time comes, you may
remember that I told you of them. And these things I did
not say to you at the beginning, because I was with you. ...
These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may
have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but
be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.
LORD Jesus, as one with the Father, You express sweet
Counsel toward our enduring to the end. May Your Church
nurture enduring faith perspective so as to endure the trouble
ahead, end-time trouble which You have clearly outlined will
be directed against Your people. Lord Jesus, have mercy on
us, we pray. With a view of perseverance resolve, Lord, may
we count it all joy as we partake in the sufferings of Christ.
Thank You for Your resources - including Your precious Holy
Spirit - to live in this victorious mindset, dear precious
Week of 2/4-8 (B6;19)
Mark 13:1-13 (NKJV)
Then as He went out of the temple, one of His disciples said to Him,
"Teacher, see what manner of stones and what buildings are here! "
And Jesus answered and said to him, "Do you see these great
buildings? Not one stone shall be left upon another, that shall
not be thrown down." Now as He sat on the Mount of Olives
opposite the temple, Peter, James, John, and Andrew asked
Him privately, "Tell us, when will these things be? And what
will be the sign when all these things will be fulfilled?
And Jesus, answering them, began to say: "Take heed that no
one deceives you. For many will come in My name, saying, 'I
an He,' and will deceive many. But when you hear of wars and
rumors of wars, do not be troubled, for such things must happen,
but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and
kingdom against kingdom. And there will be earthquakes in
various places, and there will be famines and troubles. These
are the beginning of sorrows.
But watch out for yourselves, for they will deliver you up to
councils, and you will be beaten in the synagogues. You will
be brought before rulers and kings for My sake, for a testimony
to them. And the gospel must first be preached to all the nations.
But when they arrest you and deliver you up, do not worry
beforehand, or premeditate what you will speak. But whatever
is given you in that hour, speak that; for it is not you who speak,
but the Holy Spirit. Now brother will detray brother to death,
and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents
and cause them to be put to death. And you will be hated by all
for My name's sake. But he who endures to the end shall be
Holy Father God, we exalt Your name. You alone are worthy
of worship and praise. Oh giver of breath and life, we thank You
for being willing to lovingly forewarn mankind about that which is
unfolding today and concerning that which will take place before
Your Son's glorious initial appearing. THANK YOU for Mark 13.
As we heed Your Son's Counsel while submitting to Your precious
Spirit, dear Lord, please use us to further Your Kingdom purposes.
We exalt You dear God, in Jesus Christ's holy name we pray, amen.
Week of 2/11-15 (B7;19)
Mark 13:14-27 (NKJV)
So when you see the 'abomination of desolation,' spoken of by
Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not" (let the reader
understand), "then let those who are in Judea flee to the
mountains. Let him who is on the housetop not go down into
the house, nor enter to take anything out of his house. And let
him who is in the field not go back to get his clothes. But woe
to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies
in those days! And pray that your flight may not be in winter.
For in those days there will be tribulation, such as has not
been since the beginning of the creation which God created
until this time, nor ever shall be. And unless the Lord had
shortened those days, no flesh would be saved; but for the
elect's sake, whom He chose, he shortened the days. Then
if anyone says to you, 'Look, here is the Christ!' or, 'Look,
He is there!' do not believe it. For false christs and false
prophets will rise and show signs and wonders to deceive,
if possible, even the elect. But take heed; see, I have told
you all things beforehand.
But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun will be
darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars
of heaven will be shaken. Then they will see the Son of
Man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.
And then He will send His angels, and gather together
His elect from the four winds, from the farthest part of
the earth to the farthest part of heaven.
Alleluia! We PRAISE You Lord. Your kind revelation to
your children so reflects Your loving nature: You care for
us such that You're willing to Counsel those who follow ...
those who are still listening to You. Father God, thank
You so! In the name of Your precious Son we pray.
Allelu Yah! Amen
Week of 2/18-22 (B8;19)
Mark 13:28-37 (NKJV)
Now learn this parable from the fig tree: When its branch has
already become tender, and puts forth leaves, you know that
summer is near. So you also, when you see these things
happening, know that it is near - at the doors! Assuredly, I
say to you, this generation will by no means pass away till
all these things take place. Heaven and earth will pass away,
but My words will by no means pass away.
But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels
in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. Take heed,
watch and pray; for you do not know when the time is. It is
like a man going to a far country, who left his house and gave
authority to his servants, and to each his work, and commanded
the doorkeeper to watch. Watch therefore, for you do not know
when the master of the house is coming - in the evening, at
midnight, at the crowing of the rooster, or in the morning - lest,
coming suddenly, he find you sleeping. And what I say to you,
I say to all: Watch!
Kind Father God, we are SO grateful for Your Son. In addition
to His eternal provision through His atoning sacrifice, He extends
crucial insight for living today. THANK YOU for your Holy Spirit's
indwelling (in those that are Yours). Holy God, help us to faithfully
represent You and Your full Counsel while here on earth. Lord, as
we abide in Your Vine, may the fruit of Your dear Son through us
be a pleasing sacrifice unto Your glory and praise. In Jesus
Christ's name we pray, amen. And Lord, as You've promised,
do make a short work of the earth. May this be the generation
spoken about above. Help us endure to the end. Help us to
come out from her - fallen Babylon. Yes Lord, thank You for
Your kind Counsel to us in Revelation 18:4.
Week of 2/25 - 3/1 (B9;19)
I Timothy 4:1-5 (NKJV)
Now the Spirit expressly says that in latter times some will depart
from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and doctrines of
demons, speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their own conscience
seared with a hot iron, forbidding to marry, and commanding to
abstain from foods which God created to be received with thanks-
giving by those who believe and know the truth. For every
creature of God is good, and nothing is to be refused if it is
received with thanksgiving; for it is sanctified by the word of
God and prayer.
Praise be to You dear Creator God. As God alone, we worship
and bow down. Lord, may we discern the deceiving spirits today,
those which bring terrible bondage when allowed their free rule.
Help us by opening our eyes through Your sweet Holy Spirit as
we walk in Him. All blessings be Yours as You alone are worthy
of all praise. Thank You for Your Son - Jesus Christ our Lord - in
whose name we pray.
Week of 3/4-8 (B10;19)
II Timothy 3:1-12 (NKJV)
But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come:
For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters,
proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal,
despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of
pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness
but denying its power. And from such people turn away! For
of this sort are those who creep into households and make
captives of gullible women loaded down with sins, led away
by various lusts, always learning and never able to come to
the knowledge of the truth. Now as Jannes and Jambres
resisted Moses, so do these also resist truth: men of corrupt
minds, disapproved concerning the faith; but they will proress
no further, for their folly will be manifest to all, as theirs also was.
But you have carefully followed my doctrine, manner of life,
purpose, faith, longsuffering, love, perseverance, persecutions,
afflictions, which happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium, at
Lystra - what persecutions I endured. And out of them all
the Lord delivered me. Yes, and all who desire to live godly
in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.
Oh most dear and precious Father, we once again praise
You for your kindness to us. Thank You for being willing to
Counsel us during this dark time. May we be wise and heed
the principle of separation from the world. Yes, Lord, help us
come out from among them. Unto our spiritual safety and unto
Your glory and praise ... in Jesus Christ's name we pray, amen.
Week of 3/11-15 (B11;19)
Romans 13:11-14 (NKJV)
And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to
awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than
when we first believed. The night is far spent, the day is
at hand. Therefore let us cast off the works of darkness,
and let us put on the armor of light. Let us walk properly,
as in the day, not in revelry and drunkenness, not in lewd-
ness and lust, not in strife and envy. But put on the Lord
Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to
fulfill its lusts.
Lord, the cult of unbiblical grace often downplays Your call
to us to be holy. Please expose this terrible false-hope
deception within some churches today. That You are
willing to help us live out the Bible quote above through
the help of Your indwelling Spirit is yet another manifestation
of Your kind grace dear generous YHVH God. Thank You!
We are sincerely grateful. In Your Son's precious name we
Week of 3/18-22 (B12;19)
I Corinthians 15:51-58 (NKJV)
Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep, but we shall
all be changed - in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the
last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be
raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible
must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.
So when this corruptible has put on incorruption, and this mortal
has put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying
that is written: "Death is swallowed up in victory." "O Death,
where is your sting? O Hades, where is your victory?" The
sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the law. But
thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord
Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast,
immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing
that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Lord, only in You does one find victory over death. Father, the
world has been lied to such that it rarely considers, today, what
eternal death is - conscious existence away from You in the
Lake of Fire ... f o r e v e r ! Lord, have mercy. Lord, please
come quickly. We LONG for Your final trumpet rapture
gathering whereby we'll be gloriously changed, in a moment,
in the twinkling of an eye. We praise You dear one true God.
In Jesus Christ's name we pray, amen.
Week of 3/25-29 (B13;19)
Our 2019 End-Time Bible Reading Schedule (April - June)
April 1 Mark 1
April 2 Mark 2
... etc. ...
April 15 Mark 15
April 16 Mark 16
April 17 Hebrews 1
April 18 Hebrews 2
April 19 Hebrews 3
April 20 Hebrews 4
April 21 Hebrews 5
April 22 Hebrews 6
April 23 Hebrews 7
April 24 Hebrews 8
April 25 Hebrews 9
April 26 Hebrews 10
April 27 Hebrews 11
April 28 Hebrews 12
April 29 Hebrews 13
April 30 Psalm 119
May 1 Daniel 1
May 2 Daniel 2
... etc. ...
May 11 Daniel 11
May 12 Daniel 12
May 13 I Timothy 4
May 14 II Timothy 3
May 15 II Timothy 4
May 16 Jude
May 17 I Peter 1
May 18 I Peter 2
May 19 I Peter 3
May 20 I Peter 4
May 21 I Peter 5
May 22 II Peter 1
May 23 II Peter 2
May 24 II Peter 3
May 25 James 5
May 26 Matt. 24
May 27 Matt. 25
May 28 Mark 13
May 29 Luke 12
May 30 Luke 17
May 31 Luke 21
June 1 Revelation 1
June 2 Revelation 2
... etc. ...
June 21 Revelation 21
June 22 Revelation 22
June 23 Romans 8
June 24 Romans 9
June 25 Romans 10
June 26 Romans 11
June 27 Romans 12
June 28 Romans 13
June 29 Romans 14
June 30 Romans 15
Precious Most High God, THANK YOU for Your Counsel to us.
As we seek Your face in quiet time with You and Your Word, please
grace us with fruit. We move forward knowing Your Word will not
return void. Use it in our lives, we pray, to wash us, cutting out
remnants of our old nature. Please do so through Your two-
edged sword. And Father, thank You for sending it forth so as
to accomplish that for which You send it. In our lives, Lord, be
glorified, be glorified today. In Jesus Christ's holy name we